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San Francisco Magazine covers Private View™

Inside S.F.’s Secret Real Estate Market For some privacy-obsessed homeowners, home sales are better kept off the radar. Editor’s note: When should you list your home off-market? Here’s a FAQ. Do you have a trench coat?” the real estate agent asked, only half joking. The listing he was about to describe was so hush-hush that he and other agents had been required to sign nondisclosure ...more

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Curbed covers Jackie Care & Aja Aguirre’s Storybook home on festive Picardy Drive

Storybook home on festive Picardy Drive asks $699,000 Christmas in July Photos by Open Homes Photography Once known as Normandy Gardens, the storybook homes dotting Picadry Drive have a special place in the hearts of Oaklanders and architecture geeks alike. Conceived by architect R.C. Hillen, the 70 homes that grace the small stretch were labeled “modest mansions” due to their exceedingly charming English, French, and ...more

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Chief Economist Selma Hepp and Nina Hatvany quoted by Forbes on ‘Buyer Fatique’

‘Buyer Fatigue’ Setting Into Silicon Valley Real Estate Markets “Buyer fatigue” is setting into Silicon Valley real estate markets, according to Selma Hepp, PhD, chief economist at San Francisco-based Pacific Union International. “In my latest monthly analysis of Bay Area housing markets, the most interesting findings are in Silicon Valley. They include a notable drop in sales year over year, a decline in absorption rates ...more

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The Mark Company Hires Maranda Blanton As Development Director for Southern California 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Mark Company Delivers New Strength in Los Angeles Market Pacific Union’s New-Development Division Hires Maranda Blanton As Development Director for Southern California  San Francisco, Calif., July 23, 2018 – The Mark Company, Pacific Union International’s development division that provides game-changing sales and marketing services for high-end, urban residential developments, is strengthening its presence in the Los Angeles market by hiring industry veteran ...more

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Markets Insider covers The Mark Company hiring Maranda Blanton

The Mark Company Delivers New Strength in Los Angeles Market SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Mark Company, Pacific Union International’s development division that provides game-changing sales and marketing services for high-end, urban residential developments, is strengthening its presence in the Los Angeles market by hiring industry veteran Maranda Blanton to oversee developments. In her role, Blanton will lead sales and marketing for the ...more

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Mark Levinson closes deal for Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett

Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s San Francisco House Sells for $12.8M Eight-time Grammy Award-winner Kirk Hammett has been trying to unload this gorgeous San Francisco home since 2016, and he’s finally done it, although for less than he originally wanted. First listed for $16 million and later brought back on the market for $13 million, the cliffside abode just closed for $12.8 million. A Neo-Classical dream, ...more

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Mark Levinson lists Metallica’s Kirk Hammett oceanview San Francisco home

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett asks $13 million for oceanview San Francisco home Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has set the stage for a sale in San Francisco, putting his 1920s estate on the market for $13 million. Perched on a hill in Sea Cliff, the home’s exterior wears a clay tile roof and powder blue accents. Past the gates, there’s a landscaped courtyard with a fountain. The ...more

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Steve Gothelf offers a rare treat in Pacific Heights

A rare treat in Pacific Heights Steve Gothelf contends his latest listing is a rare offering for Pacific Heights — a home that hasn’t been lived in since its recent to-the-studs remodel. “It’s challenging to find high-quality, newly renovated properties in Pacific Heights, especially at this price level,” said Gothelf, who is listing 2208-2210 Broderick St. for $6.45 million. “This is a great opportunity for ...more

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California Homes + Design features Nina Hatvany’s Stanley Saitowitz Penthouse Stunner

Photogaphy Courtesy of Open Homes Photography Where: 8 Octavia Street, Hayes Valley When: Sunday, July 15 2:30pm-4:30pm Asking: $2,895,000 What: The 3-bed, 3-bath penthouse of 8 Octavia, one of architect Stanley Saitowitz’s most visually arresting structures, in a prime location at the intersection of the Octavia Corridor and Market Street. Built in 2014, it’s a gateway structure at the end of the 101. Once upon ...more

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