Tiburon Wine Festival almost sold out!! Hurry and get your tickets.

1 05 2011

Just a few tickets left

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Advance Tickets Only! Limited admittance, sells out every year.

This could be considered THE DEFINITIVE San Francisco Wine Festival and a Top-5 California Wine Festival. No other festival has the unique outdoor waterfront ambience with these world class wines & live entertainment.

$65 TICKET INCLUDES: Tasting premium wines from over 60 wineries
Sample from over 20 Restaurant & Food Booths Souvenir Logo Wine Glass
Wine Tasting Party Tray Admission to silent auction
Sun & Salt Air on the Bay!

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to the 28th Annual
Tiburon Wine Festival

Located in one of the most picturesque waterfront communities in the world, the Tiburon Wine Festival is considered one of the Bay Area’s premiere wine events! Breathtaking views, world-class wines (vintages from over 60 premium wineries), with many of the wines being tasted by the public for the first time. Complementary cuisine from over 20 restaurants and chefs, a fabulous silent auction, and live entertainment from James Henry and Hands on Fire.

We deeply appreciate the participation of the wineries that have been with us since the start and welcome those that are new in 2011.

Click on the video below to see the 2010 Wine Fest from setup to “set-down” . . .


Belvedere Ca First Quarter Real Estate Stats

29 01 2011


Q4 2009 Q4 2010 % Change
Number of Sales 8 11 38%
Average Price ($000) $3,258 $3,499 7%
Average DOM 178 193 8%
Months of Inventory 6.7 5.2 -22%

First Quarter Stats for Tiburon Ca Real Estate

29 01 2011

Tiburon                                            Q4 2009 Q4 2010 % Change
Number of Sales                                        18              25         39%
Average Price ($000)                  $2,372     $1,951       -18%
Average DOM                                          226            134        -41%
Months of Inventory                             5.0            5.9          18%

Coming Home to Tiburon

24 01 2011

Toni Abruzzo-Ramirez and Gib Ramirez are the first broker/agents to join the New Alain Pinel Real Estate Office. located at 1751 Tiburon Blvd Tiburon Ca,   Toni and Gib have been selling real estate in Marin for more than 30 years.  ”  We are excited to return to Tiburon.  We worked here for many years and we were Married at Narada Michael Walden’s home  Gilmartin.   We have many memories and our hearts are here. We look forward to rekindling old relationship and building new ones.”  The office will be opening in Feb. 2011  Stop by and say hello.”

You should be aware

23 01 2011


Q: In November 2010 the Federal government discussed the possibility of not allowing homeowners to deduct mortgage interest on their taxes. Can you give me an update?

A: The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is strongly opposed to any reduction in mortgage interest deductions (MID). While critics suggest that MID mostly benefit the wealthy, statistics actually show that deductions primarily benefit middle and lower income families. (Almost two-thirds of those who currently claim the MID are middle-income earners.)

Ron Phipps, President of the NAR, says that “the ability to deduct mortgage interest payments means a significant savings at tax time. A family with a $200,000 30-year fixed rate mortgage could save nearly $3,500 in federal taxes next year.” This Federal proposal from an 18-member White House commission is being called “dead on arrival.” Still, both our national and statewide real estate associations will be watching this closely. Please let me know if you have further questions regarding this or other government policies towards real estate.

Best Doctors – Marin County, California

23 01 2011


Who would you send your family members to, or whom would you go to, if faced with a medical problem? These were the questions posed to physicians by Best Doctors of America, Inc. to determine who stands out in our community. Founded more than 20 years ago by two physicians, Best Doctors, Inc surveys doctors for their top recommendations, with the answers making up approximately five percent of the specialists in the country. Physicians cannot pay to be on the list or to be surveyed. The results for Marin and San Francisco feature over 500 of some of the area’s best physicians in 71 specialties, including pediatrics. Whether you are looking for a new doctor, are faced with a medical crisis, or just want to see if your own doctor made the list, the Best Doctors list is a good start.

These lists are excerpted from The Best Doctors in America® 2011-2012 database, which includes over 45,000 doctors in more than 40 medical specialties. The Best Doctors in America® database is compiled and maintained by Best Doctors, Inc. For more information, visit bestdoctors.com, or contact Best Doctors by telephone at 800.675.1199 or by e-mail at research@bestdoctors.com. Please note that lists of doctors are not available on the Best Doctors website.   http://www.marinmagazine.com/Marin-Magazine/Best-Doctors/