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Bay Area Home Sellers Are Still Raking in the Nation’s Largest Profits

U.S. homeowners who sold in the second quarter realized average returns of 26 percent since the time of purchase, which translates to $51,000. Home sellers in the San Jose and San Francisco metro areas netted average profits of 74.5 percent … Continue reading

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California Job Growth Slows in June, but the Bay Area Comes Out Ahead of Other Metro Areas

California’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in June at 4.7 percent according to the state Employment Development Department, the same rate recorded at the end of 2000 and down 0.8 percent from last June. California’s unemployment rate is only 0.3 percent … Continue reading

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Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin’s Top Four Time-Management Tips

At a recent company meeting, I was asked by our firm’s real estate professionals to offer insight into how I manage my time. While the time-management strategy below has served me well in the real estate sector as I have … Continue reading

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Just Listed! 357 Rose Avenue, Mill Valley | Exclusively Offered at $2,495,000

JUST LISTED! 357 Rose Avenue, Mill Valley | Exclusively Offered at $2,495,000 | www.357RoseAve.com | Designed & built in 2011 by renowned architect, Jared Polsky & master builder, Jeff Mathew, 357 Rose Ave is a modern masterpiece offering luxurious living, … Continue reading

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Q4 – The Marin County Market at a Glance

Q4 ANALYSIS From Selma Hepp, Chief Economist Pacific Union International – 1/13/2017 Following a slower fall, housing market activity in Marin County regained some speed to finish the fourth quarter slightly up on an annual basis. Nevertheless, overall home sales … Continue reading

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Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin Named to List of Real Estate Influencers

Pacific Union is honored to share the news that company CEO Mark A. McLaughlin has been named to an esteemed list of industry influencers for 2017. Inman’s The Real Estate Influencers of 2017 list honors real estate industry executives and … Continue reading

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The top 20 home design trends of 2017

What sellers and stagers should know about the trends ahead Key Takeaways 2017’s home design trends are all about creating lush spaces by taking traditional designs and making them modern with unique color, texture and material choices. As far as … Continue reading

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Best Suburbs in America – The Best Suburb in 35 American Cities – Thrillist

When we undertook this piece, we had a simple goal. Tell someone moving out of a particular city the coolest potential smaller community to live in nearby (and since publishing this article, we’ve also endeavored to find the most obnoxiously … Continue reading

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California Real Estate Remains a Hot Commodity After Election

Demand for U.S. real estate remains strong this holiday season and appears poised to carry over into 2017, with California and Bay Area cities again ruling the list of the nation’s most sought-after housing markets. That’s according to Realtor.com’s latest … Continue reading

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Webcast Link! Pacific Union Real Estate Economic Forecast SF Bay Area

Last night at the SF Jazz Center, Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin and esteemed economists John Burns, Dean Wehrli, and Selma Hepp teamed up  for an insightful presentation of the Bay Area economic and housing market forecast. For those of you who … Continue reading

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