Category Archives: Pacific Union News

Pacific Union Quarterly Report – Q2 2017

For the most part, the number of Bay Area homes for sale did not improve in the second quarter from one year earlier, except in Marin County and Sonoma Valley. Consequently, home prices rose in all regions year over year … Read More

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Key Takeaways From Pacific Union’s San Francisco Bay Area Forecast to 2019

Original Post November 17, 2016 by Selma Hepp • Posted in Economic Straight Talk, Market Forecasts, Pacific Union Insights Executive Summary: Yesterday, Pacific Union held its third annual Real Estate and Economic Forecast in partnership with John Burns Real Estate … Read More

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What Does the “Shift” in the Housing Market Really Mean?

Original Post August 16, 2016 by Selma Hepp • Posted in Economic Straight Talk, Market Conditions, Pacific Union Insights Executive Summary: Housing markets are increasingly more divergent across the nation, and job growth in each market plays a large role. … Read More

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San Francisco: Home to America’s Happiest Homeowners

Original Post July 28, 2016 by Pacific Union • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies The Bay Area’s excellent job market and high wages, pleasant climate, and natural splendor are attracting plenty of new residents from all over the globe, … Read More

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Positive Trends in Venture-Capital Activity to Impact Bay Area’s Tech Employment

Original Post May 12, 2016 by Selma Hepp • Posted in Pacific Union Insights Executive Summary Despite the drop in venture-capital (VC) activity and IPOs in the last quarter of 2015 and into the first quarter this year, confidence among … Read More

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Real Estate Roundup: Baby Boomers Are Biggest Drivers of Housing Demand

October 5, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Weekly Real Estate News Roundups Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious. OLDER AMERICANS LEAD U.S. FOR HOUSEHOLD FORMATION For all the talk … Read More

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The Pink House Pulls $7.9 Million

Listed for $11.75 million in 2012, the asking price for “The Pink House” on Belvedere Island was reduced four times, and by nearly four million dollars, before the property, which was designed by legendary architect John Mead Howells, was withdrawn from the market … Read More

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San Francisco One of World’s Hottest Luxury Real Estate Markets in 2014

May 6, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Market Conditions After astounding growth in 2013, luxury property sales returned to more normal levels in San Francisco last year, although the region still ranks as one of the top-performing high-end real estate markets in the … Read More

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Pacific Union Now Ranks in the Top 10 U.S. Brokerages for Sales Volume

Pacific Union is proud to announce that our firm has moved up the ranks of RISMedia’s 2014 Power Broker list and the latest REAL Trends 500 list. We are now one of the 10 largest brokerages in the U.S. as … Read More

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Millennials Make Up Largest Share of U.S. Homebuyers

March 12, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies Generation Y represents the largest share of homebuyers across the country, a recent survey says. And just as virtually all millennial buyers initiated their research online, nine … Read More

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