Congratulations to Chris Backer. Chris will be celebrating 1 Year at Zephyr Real Estate this month and is based at our Marin office. Get to know him better as we go behind the scenes to learn more about his favorite spots and life as a Realtor.

1) How many Homes have you sold in your career?


2) What’s your favorite neighborhood in Marin?

Forbes neighborhood in San Rafael. The neighborhood has such an eclectic mix of homes, from classic Victorians to Craftsman style, all on nice tree lined streets with a close proximity to the shops and restaurants of downtown San Rafael.

3) Something you may not know about me is…

I’ve driven Rob Lowe in his car. He’s incredibly gracious and friendly by the way!

4) Most Family Friendly Neighborhood:

Sun Valley in East San Rafael

5) My best kept secret in Marin:

It would have to be shucking and bbq’ing oysters at Hog Island Oyster Company in Marshall along Tomales Bay. The atmosphere is great, the bay views are amazing and even the drive there is serene!  The location isn’t necessarily a secret, but, the key is to reserve a picnic table 4 months in advance. Otherwise, it is first come first served at shared table areas. Which is not a bad option, but ensuring a reservation is the best bet!