Call 1-415-EICHLER (1-415-342-4537)

Eichler Homes Blog

We Bay Area Eichler homeowners are lucky enough to live in an area where there is always something interesting going on, and no time of year is more exciting than the Christmas season.  Each town and city is full of holiday lights, craft fairs, and local festivities.  Performances of The Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol, and holiday concerts can be found throughout the Bay Area.  Something that is somewhat unique to our area in northern California are the lighted boat parades that bring a fun element to our celebrations.

This weekend brings two parades that you and your family, as well as your friends and neighbors, are sure to enjoy.  Closest to home (for me, at least) is the 26th Annual Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade  + Fireworks where you can enjoy eats,

1,126 Views, 0 Comments

Whether you are looking for a hostess gift, stocking stuffers, or a present to leave under the tree, finding the perfect gift for the Eichler devotee in your life can be a challenge.  Every Eichler owner has a different sensibility ranging from retro Mid-Century to sleek contemporary.  I’ve rounded up a few specifically Eichler goodies that are sure to please the Eichler lover on your gift list.

  • Books – there are a lot of great books on Mid-Century Modern style out there - but that bibliography will have to wait for another blog.  Today’s subject is very specifically Eichler related.  Two informative books on Joseph Eichler and Eichler homes that any Eichler homeowner would appreciate are Jerry Ditto’s beautifully illustrated “Eichler Homes: Design
1,171 Views, 0 Comments

With Thanksgiving coming so late this year, we’ve got to jump into preparations for Christmas without taking a breath.  I’ve always got my eye opened for items with a Modern or Mid-Century vibe.  My #1 pick this year is the Modern Memory Christmas Tree that puts a contemporary twist on the traditional Christmas tree.  It’s easy to put up, a snap to take down, and makes a sophisticated holiday statement in any Eichler or contemporary styled home.  An added bonus is that Modern Christmas Trees, the company that manufactures this stunning tree, is donating a portion of the proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association.  If you’d like to see one of these gorgeous trees in “real life”, drop by either the main Marin Modern Real Estate office in downtown San Rafael,

15,266 Views, 1 Comment

Wow!  I can’t believe we finally have our new website up and running.  The new site has updated info on every Eichler community in the South Bay and Peninsula as well as Eichler neighborhoods in Marin, the East Bay, and San Francisco.  We’ll continue to add resources for Eichler homeowners as we find them – and would love to hear from you about your experiences with remodels, repairs, etc.  Our goal is to make this site a “one stop” experience for Eichler homeowners and prospective buyers, as well as a fun and informative place to visit for anyone interested in Mid-Century Modern style.  Take a look around our new, expanded Eichler For Sale website and let me know what you think!

1,104 Views, 0 Comments