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Economic Straight Talk: The Impact of Market and Economic Volatility on Bay Area Luxury Home Sales

Real Estate Economic Analysis from leading expert  and Pacific Union Economist Selma Happ Executive Summary: The luxury housing market has seen a slowdown this spring compared with last spring. Silicon Valley was the only Bay Area region with more luxury … Continue reading

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Top 3 Tuesday: Donut Shops in Marin

  1. Donut Alley, Larkspur 2. Johnny Doughnuts, San Rafael 3. Golden Cream Donut, San Rafael   Photos: http://www.donutalley.com/da-map.html http://www.bunrab.com/dailyfeed/2014November/dailyfeed_november-14_p1.html http://www.citysearch.com/profile/1053866/novato_ca/golden_cream_donuts.html

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Top 3 Tuesday: Ice Cream Shops in Marin

Nothing says summer like a big bowl of ice cream. These sweet spots are perfect for getting a scoop on a hot day. 1. Fairfax Scoop, Fairfax 2. Silbermann’s, San Rafael 3. Three Twins, Larkspur   Photos: http://www.bunrab.com/yummychow/Reviews/SFReviewsFrameset.html?FairfaxscoopReview.html http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/silbermanns-ice-cream-san-rafael?select=g_9WlzXq1G6vDW2IWWXVxw https://ricoaroma.wordpress.com/

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The Golden Gate Bridge Opened 79 Years Ago Today

BY BROCK KEELING MAY 27, 2016 Today marks the 79th anniversary of the city’s most iconic structure, the Golden Gate Bridge, the world’s most photographed bridge. On May 27, 1937, approximately 200,000 people crossed the bridge in honor of its … Continue reading

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Pacific Union Monthly Economic Report: April 2016

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Top 3 Tuesday: Best Public Golf Courses in Marin

Ready to perfect your swing? These scenic public golf courses are great local spots for a round of golf. Peacock Gap Golf Club, San Rafael Indian Valley Golf Club, Novato Bay Club StoneTree, Novato Photos: http://swedishgolfonline.com/category/travel/ https://www.greenskeeper.org/northern_california/san_francisco_and_north_bay_area/Indian_Valley_Golf_Club/ https://golfguide.net/directory.php?id=1170

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Keep Your Smart Home Safe From Hackers

As Internet-connected devices in homes grow more popular, so do the risks of unwanted intruders LEIGH KAMPING-CARDER for the Wall Street Journal May 17, 2016 10:35 a.m. ET   Is your refrigerator spying on you? Probably not. But online-security experts … Continue reading

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Top 3 Tuesday: Hardware Stores in Marin

As summer approaches, it’s time to tackle some of those long awaited home improvement projects. Find your materials and supplies at one of these local hardware stores! Jim Corbet’s Ace Hardware, Larkspur Waterstreet Hardware, Sausalito Jackson’s Hardware, San Rafael Photos … Continue reading

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Pacific Union’s April 2016 Real Estate Update

Marin County homebuyers acted with particular urgency in April, snapping up single-family homes in an average of 36 days — more than twice as fast as in rainy February. The median sales price rose to $1,225,000, slightly surpassing levels recorded … Continue reading

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Top 3 Tuesday: Bookstores in Marin

With the amount of time we spend looking at screens, it can be a welcome change to crack open a book. This week’s Top 3 Tuesday features local bookstores that have managed to survive and thrive in a digital age. … Continue reading

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