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Pacific Union Market Analysis Informs Marina Times Readers

Supply and demand still has the final say, even in San Francisco’s wild real estate market. Early this month, developer Trumark Urban is expected to begin selling a batch of units in its $200 million luxury condominium project, The Pacific, located at 2121 Webster Street in Pacific Heights. A walk or drive along Market Street in the Castro shows many new and under-construction condo projects ...more

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Tricia Soliz & Michael Hall Get Inman Spotlight for Epic Transaction

Michael Hall & Tricia Soliz Earlier this month, a group of about 12 real estate professionals and clients met on the outdoor patio of a Danville CA restaurant on a sunny, warm evening for cocktails and appetizers. They were meeting to celebrate the columniation of a series of deals – which nearly didn’t happen a number of times over. From start to finish, the whole ...more

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Marin Architectural Stunner Captures Curbed Coverage

Diane Wagner Scoring awards from both the American Institute of Architects and Sunset magazine, this stunning midcentury in Mill Valley has landed on the market for the first time in more than 50 years. Era features at 410 Montevista include a sunken living room, spiral stairway, gable roofs, and floor to ceiling windows. Coming in at 2,800 square feet, it boasts five bedrooms and three ...more

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Chief Economist Selma Hepp Weighs in on Market Price Trends for Inman

Marin, East Bay real estate markets see steady improvements. Despite a healthy turn toward normalization, prices in the Bay Area are still inching upward. Marin County and the East Bay decelerate price appreciation while sellers face a more lenient buying process. The East Bay market favored sellers with 80 percent of sales bringing multiple offers and selling above list price. In Marin County, buyers expressed ...more

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Bill Smith’s Tiburon Estate Takes Top Spot on

Bill Smith and Ann Aylwin For three months in a row, Bay Area home prices have set records, a new report shows. But thanks to low interest rates, mortgage payments for many buyers are still lower than they were in 2007 before the real estate bubble burst. This Is The Most Expensive Home For Sale In Tiburon Following on the high heels of the most ...more

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Ted Bartlett’s Market Analysis Covered in SF Chronicle

Ted Bartlett Bay Area home prices set 3rd straight monthly record For three months in a row, Bay Area home prices have set records, a new report shows. But thanks to low interest rates, mortgage payments for many buyers are still lower than they were in 2007 before the real estate bubble burst. Download the PDF here Read the article at SF Gate

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Tricia Soliz and Michael Hall Deliver Extraordinary Results in Mercury News Story

Tricia Soliz and Michael Hall The median price for single-family homes in the Bay Area set yet another record last month, reaching $755,000. But even as the price tag went up, the number of sales went down, reflecting what by now is an all-too-common refrain in the region’s housing story: high cost, low supply. “People are struggling to afford a home, and not finding it,” ...more

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Isabel Allende Lists Marin Estate with Pacific Union

Author Isabel Allende Lists Her Own ‘House of the Spirits’ with Pacific Union real estate professional Whitney Rich. The best-selling author’s former home at 92 Fernwood Drive sprawls across two acres. The residence was custom-built in 2001 for the Chilean author and is called “The House of the Spirits,” hearkening back to a tradition in Venezuela of naming houses. The novelist wrote 11 books in ...more

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Tracy McLaughlin Ranked 39th in the Nation by REAL Trends

A handful of Marin County real estate professionals have been named to The Thousand List by REAL Trends, which honors America’s top 1,000 realty agents and teams. Tracy McLaughlin, of Pacific Union International in Ross, ranked No. 39 on the top 250 individual agents by volume, with $163.9 million in sales. Also of Pacific Union International, Shana Rohde-Lynch, of the Belvedere offices, ranked No. 121. ...more

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Hillary Marino Featured in San Francisco Chronicle Sound Off

Hillary Marino, Luxury Property Professional Drones play a key role in marketing country properties digitally online, as they capture beautiful and informative photography and video, allowing buyers to understand the attributes of the property remotely. Many buyers of country property are seeking a second home and often research areas online before scheduling a property tour of the area with a agent. The perspective one can ...more

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