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About me

Professional Experience & Recognition

Meredith stays current on real estate matters--legal, ethical, marketing, working with both buyers and sellers, and market trends--through cutting-edge classes offered by Coldwell Banker and the Marin Association of Realtors.

As a designated Realtor, Meredith is a member of the Marin Association of Realtors (MAR), the California Association of Realtors (CAR), and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). She has Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation and has completed the following programs: Integrity Selling, Fair Housing Education, Cartus Network Buyer Specialist and Transaction Management.

Meredith was recognized as a southern Marin Top Producer in 2004 and 2009. She earned designation of Coldwell Banker's International Sterling Society in 2005 and International Diamond Society in 2014.

Meredith is a member of the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce, and served as the VP of her Mill Valley condominium's HOA.

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Bachelor of Arts, English, Parsons College, Fairfield, IA

The Art of Cooking, Senior Certificate, East West Foundation, Boston, MA

Holistic Nutritionist (Diet Counselor and Nutrition Educator), Bauman College, Penngrove, CA

Realtor Designation, Anthony Schools and the California Dept. of Real Estate

Professional Philosophy

As a Marin County real estate market specialist, I feel enthusiastic and committed to my client's satisfaction. I know that by offering exceptional personalized service, an enjoyable experience and a successful outcome is assured. I enjoy providing complete information to my clients so they feel confident in their decision-making process. I consider that keeping in touch after the transaction is over--by providing updates on the real estate market in general, and especially in my client's town and neighborhood--is part of the follow-through process. I know that personal referrals are the life-blood of any business, and I express my genuine gratitude for leads on buyers and sellers in ways that are most meaningful to the referror.

Kind Words for Realtor Services Rendered!

“I wanted a realtor who would be my eyes and ears, a realtor who would spend the extra time to listen to my specific needs. Meredith took a complex situation and turned it into an organized and gratifying experience.”-Doug Andelin, Larkspur

“Meredith helped me purchase my home in Mill Valley through the court probate process. I found her to be a very accessible and responsive agent, going way beyond what would be considered an average level of care and diligence.”-Heidi Reutiman, Tiburon 

“You are a reassuring, kind, considerate and positively enjoyable person to work with. You were always available to provide guidance, as well as acting as a neutral third party. You're a perfect blend of sensible and intuitive, always with a voice of confidence and optimism. I am very thankful to you for your dedication and commitment to the sale of my home."-Helen Gonzalez, Mill Valley

“Meredith McCarty made my first home purchase not only stress-free but fun as well!-David Simoni, Sausalito

"I worked with Meredith McCarty in the difficult task of selling my deceased mother's home. She came in with good ideas for getting the house ready for sale. All her efforts paid off when we sold the house shortly after it was put on the market. Working with Meredith was a pleasure, and her knowledge and attention to detail was impressive. I would be honored to recommend Meredith in any real estate regard."-Jonathan Bassil, Novato

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Personal Background

Meredith's career in real estate is preceded by three decades of experience in the holistic health field. Formerly an Associate Editor of Natural Health magazine, she is a practicing Nutrition Educator through her business, Healing Cuisine ( Meredith has helped thousands of people come into balance in their eating habits through her personal consultations, lectures, and cooking classes worldwide. She is the author of three cookbooks, including the award-winning "Sweet and Natural." An ease in listening to people's wants and needs in real estate matters, as well as her attention to detail (a necessary skill in creating successful contracts), comes from her years with this "helping" work which is her passion and service now.

Meredith's Favorites

Over the three decades that I have lived in Northern California, Marin County has always been my favorite place. The exquisite combination of spectacular natural beauty with the best in cultural events, and exciting dining and shopping, makes for a truly fine quality of life.

For relaxation, I really enjoy going for a walk with a friend on the Tennessee Valley Trail to the Pacific Ocean, or exploring the ranches and rolling hills of West Marin. Fine food is a passion and there's just no limit to experiencing a rich variety of cooking styles, all within 20 minutes of home.

My favorite organizations are the Marin Agricultural Land Trust based in Pt. Reyes Station in West Marin, the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, and the Global Fund for Women based in San Francisco.

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