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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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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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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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Twelve Pacific Union Real Estate Professionals and Teams Named to REAL Trends Top 250 in the US for 2017 Sales Achievements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                     Twelve Pacific Union Real Estate Professionals and Teams Named to REAL Trends Top 250 in the US for 2017 Sales Achievements Underscores Pacific Union International’s Ranking of 5thin the U.S. with 2017 Sales Volume of $14.1 Billion San Francisco, July 2, 2018— Twelve real estate professionals and teams at Pacific Union International have been ranked among the most productive in the United States, ...more

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Raziel Ungar, LeMieux Associates, and Watson Marshall Group all take high spots in national sales rankings

Local realtors take high spots in national sales rankings Los Altos realtor places sixth among individual sellers Six teams of local real estate agents and 17 individual local salespersons were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250 agents nationwide this past year, according to Real Trends, a private communications company that published its annual “The Thousand” list on Friday. The top-ranking local individual was David ...more

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Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp quoted by San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Area home sales inch up to another record due to higher-end sales An increase in sales among higher-end homes drove Bay Area prices to another record in May, according to a new CoreLogic report. The number of homes — new and resale — that sold for $800,000 or more last month jumped 21.1 percent year over year, making one of the costliest markets in ...more

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Kanka News quotes Pacific Union CEO Mark McLaughlin on U.S. house prices

U.S. house prices continue to rise, economic warming, rising wages are in short supply According to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller data released on May 29th, it showed that house prices in major US cities continued to rise, with an annual growth rate of 6.8%. The main growth force is West Coast cities represented by Seattle, Las Vegas, and San Francisco. The Case-Shiller Index released by S&P ...more

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