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



Famed McCondrey Lane home featured by On the Block

A Russian Hill one-bedroom on Macondary Lane asking $797K Fans of Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” know that the main characters’ charming home on “Barbary Lane” was inspired by Russian Hill’s tree-lined, pedestrian-only Macondray Lane. Read more on SF Gate

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Pacific Union Joins Compass

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pacific Union to Join Compass Compass Becomes the Largest Independent Brokerage Committed to Serving Real Estate Professionals in California SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2018 — Compass, the real estate technology company, announced today that Pacific Union International, a leading luxury real estate brokerage in California, will be joining Compass. Pacific Union is currently ranked the #5 largest brokerage in ...more

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SF Chronicle Features Russian River House with Iconic Pee Wee Golf Course

Check out the iconic Russian River landmark on the market for the first time ever at $695,000 Even if you’ve never been to Pee Wee Golf in Guerneville, you’ve probably seen its purple dinosaur on the news every time the nearby Russian River crests its banks and floods the area. Typically, the dinosaur’s head is the only part of the 36-hole mini golf course you ...more

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The Press Democrat

Sonoma County Trending Toward Normal

Scrambling For a Seat at the Table As sellers have begun to participate broadly in our markets we find some calming influences afoot that we have not seen in the last seven years. download pdf

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Curbed covers Heidi Rossi’s listing on famed Macondray Lane

Condo on famed Macondray Lane asks $797,000 Russian Hill home doesn’t ask for much Photos by Open Homes Photography, courtesy of Heidi Rossi of Pacific Union This small wooded pedestrian lane, which was featured in Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City and rechristened Barbary Lane, Macondray Lane is one of the city’s most adorable streets. And it’s a red-letter day whenever a rare offering on ...more

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Inman covers Pacific Union and Compass union

The naysayers are wrong about 2018’s biggest real estate deal While it surprised some that Pacific Union CEO Mark McLaughlin linked with Compass, the union makes sense Mark McLaughlin lusts for opportunity. The Compass deal, the biggest in real estate this year, is consistent with the Pacific Union CEO’s singular vision. Read more on Inman

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The Real Deal covers Pacific Union and Compass deal

Here’s why a Compass-Pacific Union deal makes sense The mega merger’s potential upside was too good to resist, despite past ill will Mark McLaughlin (left) and Robert Reffkin (right) (Credit: iStock) On the night of Aug. 5, Pacific Union CEO Mark McLaughlin fired off an email to his top deputies. What followed were “highly confidential” instructions for conducting due diligence on a potential tie-up with ...more

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