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Marin off-market home sales a hot topic

Susie Gamble looked for a house in Corte Madera for 10 months, but kept losing out in bidding wars. Then, in March, her agent learned of a Craftsman home that was not yet on the market and took her to … Continue reading

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Phenomenal Article! Barbara Chambers at Home in Mill Valley

I loved this article featuring the personal garden of one of my favorite architects Barbara Chambers. She is simply amazing and creates beautiful homes. http://www.gardenista.com/posts/architect-visit-barbara-chambers-at-home-in-mill-valley

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Pacific Union Named One of Fastest-Growing US Companies

August 21, 2013 by Pacific Union Pacific Union is pleased to announce that we’ve been included in Inc.’s 5000 list, which ranks the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the U.S. based on revenue growth from 2009 to 2012. Our firm closed out 2012 … Continue reading

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Cottages & Gardens magazine comes to San Francisco!

I love that East Coast favorite Cottages & Gardens Magazine has come to the Bay Area and brought their real estate inside scoop column Deeds and Dont’s! You can see the magazine online at: http://www.cottages-gardens.com/San-Francisco-Cottages-Gardens/ Walkable San Francisco Neighborhoods The … Continue reading

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Gap Between Most, Least Expensive Housing Markets Still Wide

By: CONOR DOUGHERTY It’s a familiar conversation among couples on the nation’s coasts: Can you imagine what kind of house we could get if we could keep our jobs and move somewhere cheaper? That idea hangs over Wednesday’s Journal article about how some … Continue reading

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Luxury Homes That Are Better, Not Bigger

When Joanne and Bruce Montgomery built a vacation home on Washington’s Whidbey Island, they thought big: sweeping views of the Puget Sound, mahogany-framed windows, heated Brazilian teak floors and other high-end amenities. Their budget was an ample $875,000. The only … Continue reading

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Real Estate Update: House of the Year 2013: Lake Tahoe Condo Wins

I loved seeing the Wall Street Journal House of the Year in the Friday Mansion section. This year’s winner is a 4,100 square-foot condo at Fleur du Lac Estates on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe. This part of the … Continue reading

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Love Letters: Marin County

Karin Swanson is a UCLA alum and the current Ignite Good Fellow for the Huffington Post. She was born and raised in downtown Mill Valley where she treated Mt. Tam as her personal backyard playground. She now lives in Williamsburg, … Continue reading

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Pacific Union Q4 2013 Newsletter

Marin County: Q4 Results The supply of available homes tightened noticeably in the fourth quarter, but sales activity in our Marin County region remained strong until the last weeks of December, when holiday plans typically crowd out homebuying considerations. Sales … Continue reading

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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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