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Pacific Union Reaches New Performance Heights in 2013

The year 2013 brought continued prosperity to Pacific Union, and we are extremely proud of our real estate professionals, who helped our company achieve a number of significant milestones. In 2013, Pacific Union posted sales volumes of $5.5 billion, the … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA HOME-PRICE APPRECIATION SECOND HIGHEST IN U.S.

Home prices in the Golden State showed the second largest year-over-year gains in the county in November, according to CoreLogic’s recently released Home Price Index. California home prices, including distressed sales, increased 21.3 percent from November 2012 to November 2013, trailing … Continue reading

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Buying or Selling a Home in 2014? There’s Still Time for New Year’s Resolutions

January 3, 2014 – By: Pacific Union The year 2014 is just a few days old, so homebuyers and sellers still have time to make some practical resolutions for the new year. And remember to stick to them in the weeks … Continue reading

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Marin home prices jump 13 percent in November

By Janis Mara – Marin Independent Journal Marin’s real estate market neared a strong close for 2014 as the price of a single-family home jumped 13 percent in November, according to the Marin County Assessor’s Office. The median price for conventional … Continue reading

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Marin luxury real estate market rebounds

By Janis Mara – Marin Independent Journal Hot on the heels of the overall real estate rebound, Marin’s luxury home market is coming back, with sales up 38 percent in 2013 and upbeat predictions for 2014 from market experts. In 2012, … Continue reading

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Which $100 million home will sell in 2014?

These six properties carry nine-figure price tags — but their sale prices may end up being quite a bit lower. By Robert Frank, CNBC At least a half-dozen homes in America are priced at $100 million or more. The question is … Continue reading

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Pacific Union Gains Key Exposure via Christie’s Art Miami Sponsorship

December 20, 2013 by Pacific Union From left to right: Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin, CIRE CEO Bonnie Sellers, Pacific Union real estate professional Betty Sun Wong, and Better Homes & Gardens/Mason McDuffie real estate professional John Yen Wong … Continue reading

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Memorable Places to Watch the New Years Eve Fireworks in the Bay Area

As the turn of the year draws closer, the discussions of “New Years Eve plans” heighten. Parties, champagne, music, attire, the ball-drop, fireworks – all things usually involved in the discussion. In the Bay Area, it is well known that … Continue reading

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US home construction hits highest pace in 5 years

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer Updated 12:04 pm, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 photo, construction continues on a new single family home in Mount Lebanon, Pa. The Commerce Department reports the pace at which … Continue reading

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Mortgage-Rule Changes Could Push More Bay Area Buyers into Pricey Jumbo Loans

Future Bay Area homebuyers will want to keep an eye on real estate news in the coming months, as a proposed change to mortgage regulations could cost them many thousands of dollars in added expenses and higher down payments. The … Continue reading

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