Fairfax Real Estate

It took almost 100 years for Fairfax to incorporate as a city.  In 1839 the land that is Fairfax was part of a Spanish land grant.  The property changed hands several times over the next 70 years.  In 1855, Lord Fairfax of Scotland moved to the area to take advantage of the gold rush in California.  In the 1890's, Madame Pastori, an Italian opera singer, opened a restaurant that still stands today.

With railroad service, came easy travel and Fairfax became a favorite getaway for many city people.  Thousands flooded the Fairfax Park every weekend.  The city further made its mark as the setting for dozens of Western films between 1910 and the early 20s.  Alpine Dam was constructed in 1917 and many of the Italians who worked on the site stayed in the city.

When Fairfax was incorporated in 1931, a government was established in the form of a five person council.  Today, the city has 7,000 residents.  The population of Fairfax is diverse and the community rich.  Located just 16 miles north of San Francisco, an easy commute makes living here possible!

Fairfax real estate retains the small town feel that makes it the perfect place for families. Yet its rich music scene is a draw for singles alike.  The town is in close proximity to both state and national recreation areas, making your outdoor hobbies easy to pursue.  The Upper Ross Valley provides a picturesque setting to call home with all the conveniences of modern life and a rural escape equally accessible.

Town of Fairfax Phone Numbers and Links

Fairfax Town Services Phone: 1-415-453-1584
Fairfax Parks & Recreation Phone: 1-415-258-4600
Fairfax Police Department Phone: Emergency 911/Non-emergency 1-415-453-5330
Fairfax Fire Department Phone: 1-415-258-4686
Fairfax Real Estate Information

School Links

Ross Valley Elementary School District
Tamalpais Union High School District (Includes Drake High School, Redwood High School, and Tamalpais High School).

Fairfax Real Estate For Sale

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Completed In 2017, This Stylish Single Level Co...

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$1,549,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,787 SqFt
  • 1.69 Acres

Residential

Fairfax, CA

MLS® #21712711

Completed In 2017, This Stylish Single Level Contemporary Home Is Suited For Modern-day Living. T...

Stunning, Extensively Updated Mid Century Moder...

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$899,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,600 SqFt
  • 0.18 Acres

Residential

Fairfax, CA

MLS® #21715464

Stunning, Extensively Updated Mid Century Modern Home In The Desirable Cascades Of Fairfax. Featu...

This Vintage & Charming Single Story Home Was B...

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$849,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,588 SqFt
  • 0.13 Acres

Residential

Fairfax, CA

MLS® #21721630

This Vintage & Charming Single Story Home Was Built In 1913! Shingled Craftsman Style On Flat Lot...

Views, Views And More Views. Excellent Opportun...

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$699,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,058 SqFt
  • 0.57 Acres

Residential

Fairfax, CA

MLS® #21704693

Views, Views And More Views. Excellent Opportunity To Finish The Remodeling And Finish Updating T...



Fairfax Market Statistics from September 19, 2017 at 3:31 PDT

Single FamilyCondo/CoopMobile/FloatingFarms/RanchesMulti-Unit 2-4Multi-Unit 5+CommercialLots/LandFairfax TotalMarin County Total
Total Listings 14200012726761
Active Listings 6(42.9%)1(50%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)1(100%)2(100%)7(100%)17(65.4%)517(67.9%)
Contingent Listings 3(21.4%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)3(11.5%)118(15.5%)
Pending Listings 5(35.7%)1(50%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)0(0%)6(23.1%)126(16.6%)
Sold Listings 139130050321625316
Minimum Price $628,800$539,000$0$0$0$2,125,000$1,049,000$110,000$110,000$20,000
Maximum Price $2,285,000$575,000$0$0$0$2,125,000$3,650,000$399,000$3,650,000$25,000,000
Median Price $899,000$539,000$0$0$0$0$1,049,000$195,000$699,000$1,295,000
Average Price $1,031,557$557,000$0$0$0$2,125,000$2,349,500$249,143$927,838$1,968,374
Average Price per Square Foot* $609$464$0$0$451$0$338$0$587$606
Avg Days on Market 611800019762179983

Data last updated: September 19th, 2017 at 3:17pm PDT and updating occurs daily

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