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Here you can find recent news coverage and analysis about Pacific Union, real estate, business, California economics, and more.

Chief Economist Selma Hepp quoted by Mercury News

$3 million listing: Amid affordability crisis, sales of luxury homes double in the Bay Area Finding a Bay Area home for less than $1 million is harder than ever, but if you have $3 million to spend, you could have better luck: Sales of such luxury homes doubled across the region in February, compared to the previous year, according to an analysis by Pacific Union. ...more

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Selma Hepp quoted in Mansion Global article on Bay Area Sales

Bay Area Luxury Sales Double Despite Market Uncertainties A volatile stock market, tax reform and rising interest rates did little to dampen demand San Francisco Bay Area luxury home sales doubled in February, fueled by activity in Silicon Valley and Wine Country, according to analysis from brokerage Pacific Union. Home sales over $3 million doubled to around 126 transactions last month in the eight counties ...more

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The Registry covers Laura Pallin’s move to Pacific Union

Pacific Union is Proud to Welcome Laura Pallin About Laura Laura Pallin quickly rose from a new agent to a top producer in the San Francisco real estate market. The focus of her career is in luxury residential sales with a background in residential leasing and commercial leasing and sales. Laura brings to her clients a full menu of skills, each attributing to her rewarding ...more

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LA Times covers Samantha Nugent’s listing for Battlestar Galactica client

‘Lucifer’ actress Tricia Helfer lists BHPO contemporary for $6.2 million Actress Tricia Helfer of “Lucifer” and “Battlestar Galactica” fame has listed her home in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for sale at $6.195 million. Found within a guard-gated community, the contemporary home is setup for outdoor entertaining with a conversation pit, sports bar, swimming pool and space for al fresco dining. The fenced and ...more

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Curbed features Kevin Wakelin’s Dolores Heights condo with St. Regis Residences-esque amenities

Bottom-floor Dolores Heights condo seeks $1.14 million Circa-1907 Edwardian meets St. Regis Residences-esque amenities Photos courtesy of Pacific Union International Up near the top of 21st Street, where the city’s self-made tech billionaires rest their weary heads at night, sits this bottom-floor unit asking a stratospheric sum of money. Such close proximity to the Castro, the Mission, and—of course—Dolores Park is a major draw for the IPO set who ...more

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Gerald Guay’s Alamo Square Penthouse listing captures the attention of SF Gate

Price Point: $1.499 million in Alamo Square, San Francisco The corner penthouse a block from Alamo Square features southwestern exposures and 18-foot ceilings in both bedrooms. Residents of the complex share both a roof deck with panoramic views and a courtyard garden. The unit includes deeded parking, as well as a washer and dryer. The living room’s wood-burning fireplace rests within a handmade mantle and ...more

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SF Gate covers Nancy Moore’s Montclair listing with the best of California living

Hot Property: Custom-built Montclair trilevel embodies California living California buyers often look for two things in a luxury home — indoor/outdoor living and a chef-centric kitchen — and 526 Mountain Blvd. in Montclair delivers both. The four-bedroom custom offers front and rear patios attached to the public rooms, as well as a thoughtfully equipped ergonomic cooking space. “The owners really thought about everything when they ...more

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Curbed covers French chateau fantasy in Tiburon

Versailles meets ‘Dynasty’ in Tiburon asking $16 million Circa-1992 mansion is the most expensive home for sale in ritzy Marin County enclave Photos courtesy of Penny Wright-Mulligan at Pacific Union International Were RuPaul’s Drag Race to accept architectural structures into the competition, this home would easily land in the top three. Over in the tony town of Tiburon, there’s a mansion for sale that is everything—and then some. Featuring ...more

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Robb Report spotlights Tamara Goldman’s Modern-Day Tree House listing in Marin

Live in a Modern-Day Tree House in Northern California Hidden among swaying wisteria, this home will take you on a Zen-filled journey—Buddha included. Designed as a personal refuge by the late San Francisco–based architect Robert Overstreet, 238 Summit Drive is a redwood-clad fortress located in Marin County in Northern California. Set at the end of a long private driveway along the slope of Mount Tamalpais, Overstreet’s striking hideaway is hidden ...more

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SF Business Times features Scott Woods listing in Tiburon that hasn’t been on the market since 1971

Take a sneak peek inside this $11.5 million Tiburon mansion If you have $12 million and have always wanted to live in Marin, a new estate up for sale for the first time since it was built in 1971 could make that possible. Originally constructed by custom Marin builders Werner Schneider, the property sits on an acre in the tony Marin town. It has been revamped ...more

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