How well do you understand your credit score?

Original post published August 25, 2015 | Brena Swanson The world of credit scores if often misunderstood, which is not a good thing since scores play a large role in whether or not you will qualify for a mortgage. For example, … Read More

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Housing Needs Will Change as U.S. Population Ages

August 21, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Real Estate Trends Much has been written recently about the housing needs of millennials. But what about the housing needs of their grandparents? Aging baby boomers present new challenges to urban … Read More

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Best of the County – Tiburon, Marin Magazine, August 2015

Tiburon has sparked many a name. From the Tiburon mariposa lily to the Tiburon jewelflower, there are about as many plant species endemic to the town as there are square miles. Spanish for “shark,” the name Tiburon likely derives from … 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by nearly four million dollars, before the property, which was designed by legendary architect John Mead Howells, was withdrawn from the market … Read More

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Homes are officially being sold at the highest prices, ever

Existing-home sales also reach highest pace in 8 years Ben Lane July 22, 2015 11:19AM     Thanks to rising demand and shrinking supply, the median existing-home price for all housing types reached an all-time high in June. According to … Read More

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE AMERICAN HOME [INFOGRAPHIC]

The year is 1994. The bodyguard for ice skater Tonya Harding attacks ice skater Nancy Kerrigan. The deadly Northridge earthquake hits Southern California. Former President Richard Nixon dies. L.A. cops “chase” O.J. Simpson’s Ford Bronco. That same year, Americans were … Read More

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Update Your Home-Security Plans, Then Enjoy Your Vacation

July 10, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips Nothing will kill your post-vacation bliss like returning home to find that burglars got inside while you were away. Don’t let this happen to you. Before you head out of town, take the … Read More

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The London Mansion Where Peter Pan Was Written Is on the Market for £7M

The mansion in London’s Kensington Gardens where J.M. Barrie lived when he wrote Peter Pan is on the market for a hefty price of £6,950,000 (just under $11 million). That’s a lot of money, but then again, the house isn’t just the place where Barrie wrote the book, it … Read More

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Another Serious Price Cut For Robin Williams’ Wine Country Estate

  Listed for $35 million in 2012, reduced to $29.9 million in early 2014 and then reduced to $25.9 million after his death, the asking price for the late Robin Williams’ 650-acre wine country estate has just been reduced another $3 … Read More

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California Median Home Price Reaches Highest Level Since 2007

May 19, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Home Price Conditions The median Golden State home price hit its highest point in more than seven years in April, while sales volume rose for the third consecutive month. The Bay Area also enjoyed … Read More

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