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San Francisco then and now: a pictographic study of a not so changed city

Many long-time residents of today’s San Francisco comment on the changes in the city, citing new development, new culture, and new industry pushing SF toward a modern identity that is sometimes criticized, other times praised. But these photos, taken by … Continue reading

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Data Says Big Run-Up in Bay Area Home Prices Slows

The meteoric rise in home prices that has defined Bay Area real estate markets for more than two years is settling down. Select communities continue to post double-digit price increases, but prices in the region as a whole are falling back to earth, … Continue reading

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Pacific Union Real Estate Economic Forecast SF Bay Area

What an amazing evening for Pacific Union! Last night, Pacific Union CEO, Mark McLaughlin teamed up with John Burns, of John Burns Real Estate Consulting Firm, presenting some very interesting and thought provoking statistics on the future of the Bay … Continue reading

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Pacific Union Moves Up List of Bay Area’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Pacific Union is excited to announce that we’ve been named to the San Francisco Business Times’ 2014 list of the 100 fastest-growing private companies in the Bay Area, which ranks local businesses based on fiscal-year revenue gains between 2011 and 2013. … Continue reading

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Holly Golightly’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s House For Sale

After 11 years under the thumb of a former Merrill Lynch broker who was docked for insider trading, the Manhattan townhouse made famous by the iconic Audrey Hepburn flick Breakfast at Tiffany’s has again come up for sale. Listed for$5.85M, the 15-foot-wide Upper East Side house … Continue reading

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Bay Area Continues to Lead California’s Job Growth

Two Bay Area regions led the state in job gains on an annual basis in September, and unemployment dropped in every county from the previous month, trends sure to help sustain intense demand for real estate here. According to a report … Continue reading

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100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area 2014

Exciting, but not surprising news about the rise of Pacific Union International to #55 on the list.  I love working at this company! No. 55: Pacific Union Mark McLaughlin, CEOThe San Francisco real estate brokerage grew 140.8 percent from 2011 to … Continue reading

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Marin County – Quarterly Real Estate Report – Q3 2014

Marin County: Q3 Results Third-quarter real estate activity in Pacific Union’s Marin County region was a study in contrasts. July and August were exceptionally slow, but after Labor Day, the market caught fire as vacationing Bay Area residents returned home … Continue reading

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10 Luxury Homes With Slashed Prices

Interesting article from Forbes Magazine about home prices in Belvedere. A definite read for all Marin County residences. By: Erin Carlyle  Home prices are rising across the nation. According to the latest data available from S&P/Case-Shiller, April sales prices across 20 … Continue reading

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Two S.F. restaurants join world’s best, elevated to three Michelin stars

The 2015 Michelin Guide to restaurants made superstars of two more San Francisco fine-dining establishments, elevating Saison and Benu to three stars. The Bay Area and Wine Country now have four restaurants with three stars: The French Laundry, The Restaurant … Continue reading

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