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SF Gate covers Howard Wynn’s historic Mill Valley listing

The oldest standing home in Mill Valley is currently for sale (the dead bodies have been removed) In 2004, when the previous owners were remodeling, workers found the remains of three bodies dating back to the 1800s. Was one Mill Valley’s first settler John Thomas Reed? It’s utterly remarkable to look at a grainy black-and-white photo dating back to 1913 of a splendid house known ...more

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Steven Mavromihalis quoted by San Francisco Business Times

Surprise! Despite intense competition, San Francisco is named the best market for real estate agents It’s become cliché to describe San Francisco’s real estate market as “red-hot” in a kind of shorthand that captures the lightning-fast closing times for homes and a median home price that drifts north of $1.3 million. But still even as some experts continue to predict a downturn around the corner – ...more

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Cottages and Gardens highlights Eric McFarland’s Mill Valley home

Interior Designer Brad Krefman Creates a Little Slice of Heaven in Mill Valley Interior designer Brad Krefmanand husband Eric McFarland fell in love at first sight with the 1958 Mill Valley home. “We loved that it was secluded, had an abundance of natural light, and the layout was perfect,” says Krefman. It was an affair that almost didn’t happen, however, when the couple was outbid on ...more

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Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp interviewed by Los Angeles Times

Southern California home prices jump to a new record high Southern California’s median home price jumped 8.4 percent in March from a year earlier, setting a new all-time high, as hopeful buyers engaged in bidding wars over a limited supply of homes on the market. The six-county region’s median price for new and resale houses and condos hit $519,000 last month, up $40,000 from a ...more

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Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp quoted by Forbes on the Spring 2018 Real Estate Market

Real Estate Market For Spring 2018 Is A Good News/Bad News Story Shutterstock: Arch Mortgage Insurance Spring 2018 Report predicts potential 17% increase in monthly mortgage payments by year-end for Tampa, Florida The Spring 2018 real estate market is a good news/bad news story. A recently released report from Arch Mortgage Insurance  points to affordability slipping, inventory declining while interest rates and housing prices rise. Key findings ...more

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Selma Hepp interviewed by Mansion Global on Los Angeles housing market

Inventory in Los Angeles Continues to Decline As a result, prices are up in the California city; the average home sold in about a month Los Angeles home buyers will have fewer houses to choose from and less attractive prices during the busy spring buying season if trends seen in March continue. Housing inventory—the number of homes on the market—across every Los Angeles neighborhood was ...more

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Rick Laws quoted in Press Democrat

Sales keep growing for Sonoma County’s million-dollar homes Homes worth $1 million or more this year continue to generate the biggest growth in residential sales for Sonoma County, even as the number of purchases keep falling in the less expensive portion of the market. Buyers purchased 180 single-family homes in the million-plus segment during the first three months of the year, according to The Press ...more

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Curbed spotlight’s Gina Haggarty’s English Tudor fairytale in Hillsborough

English Tudor fairytale in Hillsborough asks $5.5 million Comes with creekside pool and detached wine room Photos courtesy of Gina Haggarty Built in 1927, this English Tudor mansion in a tony Silicon Valley town brings to mind another time another continent. Think Howards End, but minus the lower socioeconomic rungs overlapping with the upper crust. This is, after all, Hillsborough, darling. Featuring five bedrooms, five and a ...more

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