Darrel has been a Homeowner and Real Estate Investor since 1974, participating in numerous residential and commercial real estate transactions. He knows how difficult and how rewarding each transaction can be, whether you are on the buying side or the selling side. Being an artful negotiator is one of his strongest attributes. The "ART of the DEAL" is what he is passionate about along with finding the perfect match (go to www.marinhomematch.com), connecting the buyer with the right property.
Darrel moved to Marin in 2000 after owning and operating a successful retail nursery and landscape co. in North Lake Tahoe. Owning a seasonal business afforded him the opportunity to invest and rehabilitate several real estate projects in Santa Barbara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada City and eventually Mill Valley and Larkspur. As a licensed contractor and landscape designer for more than 30 years, he has renovated, rebuilt and managed numerous residential and commercial projects. He has also very familiar with 1031 tax deferred exchanges and is knowledgeable about the advantages of deferring taxable gains as a means to build wealth. Darrel resides in Larkspur with his wife and son who attends Greenwood School in Mill Valley.
What Darrel Offers
Buying a home, may be the largest financial decision you make. Darrel brings Honesty, Integrity, Personal Attention and Knowledge when representing you and aiding in the decision making process to insure that wise decisions are made at time of purchase, so that YOU reap the rewards when you sell. He works diligently with other agents to insure the best possible outcome. When representing Sellers, he provides current up to date Neighborhood Specific Market Analysis and encourages Sellers to be realistic as to price based on current Solds, Pendings and the Current Active Listings that they will be competing against.
In gratitude, Darrel contributes a generous portion of his transactions and personal income to the Charities and Non Profit Organizations that he supports. Among them are:
MA Center, Ammachi International Charity Organization Greenwood School, Mill Valley JDRF Diabetes Research of America March of Dimes
Meditation, Surfing, Golf, Tennis, Mountain biking, Little League Baseball and NOW Major League Baseball, since my son is a fanatical fan! Go Giants!