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Real Estate in San Rafael, California

San Rafael has the best of both worlds: a beautiful California setting away from a big city, yet it has all the amenities of an urban center. San Rafael is a just a 20-minute drive north of San Francisco, across the Golden Gate Bridge. Its temperate and dry climate, stunning surroundings, and facilities make San Rafael a desirable place to live. Buying real estate in San Rafael is accessible to many families because of the affordable homes in the area.

San Rafael is the county seat  of Marin County and the largest and oldest city in the area. A dynamic downtown, arts scene, festivals and outdoor activities brings visitors and keeps businesses in the city. Schools in San Rafael are among the best in the area. The school district is well established and offers elementary through high school education. San Ramon public schools spend $4,995 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 20.1 students per teacher in San Ramon.

More than 15 private schools are also in San Rafael. 

In 2006 San Rafael made the CNN top 100 Best Places to Live list, including affordable housing that doubles as a good investment. 

San Rafael has 30 recognized real estate neighborhoods:

Bay Islands Downtown Montecito/Happy Valley
Bayside Acres Fairhills North San Rafael Commercial Center
Bret Harte Francisco Boulevard West Peacock Gap
California Park Gerstle Park Picnic Valley
Canal Glenwood Rafael Meadows/Los Ranchitos
Canal Waterfront Lincoln/San Rafael Hill Santa Venetia
China Camp Loch Lomond Smith Ranch
Civic Center Lucas Valley Sun Valley
Country Club Marinwood Terra Linda
Dominican/Black Canyon Mont Marin/San Rafael Park West End

As of 2012, San Ramon's population is 72,148 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 58.39 percent.

San Rafael’s real estate reflects the city’s tradition of architectural excellence and designer homes in its residential neighborhoods where buyers can find a choice of new or classic homes. The posh Dominican Section has large homes designed in traditional styles. In the Peacock Gap’s Golf and Country Club area, homes and condos are more modern and located with beautiful views of the San Pablo Bay. Homes are affordable when compared to San Francisco, Danville and Mill Valley. First-time home buyers may find three-bedroom homes to purchase in the $600,000-$800,000 price range. 

In May 2012, San Rafael’s median home price for a 1-bedroom home was approximately $180,000. A 2-bedroom home averaged at $340,000. Three-bedroom homes were selling at $485,000, while a 4-bedroom home sold for approximately $670,000. The average price per square foot in San Rafael was $301.

Condominiums depending on the size range from $300,000 starter units to $1.7 million apartments.

The city of San Rafael has all the elements that new and mature families are looking for: good civic facilities, parks, business, schools, arts and culture, proximity to large and exciting cities, and the quality of life that the greater area offers. San Rafael makes living in the Bay Area possible with its affordable real estate and access to opportunity.

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