Bay Area Housing Markets Got Spooked in September

  Bay Area home sales declined by 20 percent year over year in September, with all counties posting drops, led by Sonoma and Contra Costa. In 2018, the region’s housing market activity is trending 4 percent lower year to date. The rebalancing between buyers and sellers is driven by affordability constrains and buyer fatigue, with …

Perched up on San Francisco’s Russian Hill

    Check out this $45 million Russian Hill compound that just hit the market Perched up on San Francisco's Russian Hill, the sweeping views from 950 Lombard St. reach from Alcatraz to Salesforce Tower. But the roughly 9,500-square-foot gated compound at that address is a sight to behold itself. If purchased for its $45 …

  BEST VALUE of $733 per square foot in SF - 57 Octavia in Hayes Valley Open Houses: Sat, Oct 27th:             1:00pm - 4:00pm Sun, Oct 28th:            1:00pm - 4:00pm Additional Showings by Appointment: Contact Bethany Patten 415-345-3141 bethany.patten@pacunion.com A rare corner unit located in …

California September 2018 Job Report

California’s Unemployment Rate Falls to a New Record Low in September California added 13,200 jobs in September, bringing the unemployment rate to 4.1 percent, a new record low since 1976 according to the latest numbers from the state Employment Development Department. With 339,600 jobs added from last September, California has created more than 3 million …

Weekend Open House: 57 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94102

  BEST VALUE of $733 per square foot in SF - 57 Octavia in Hayes Valley   Open Houses: Sat, Oct 20th:             1:00pm - 4:00pm Sun, Oct 21st:             1:00pm - 4:00pm   Additional Showings by Appointment: Contact Bethany Patten 415-345-3141 bethany.patten@pacunion.com A rare corner unit …

Bay Area Luxury Housing Market versus Los Angeles

  Bay Area Luxury Housing Market Pulls Back While Los Angeles Holds Steady Pacific Union Chief Economist examines third-quarter luxury home sales trends in Los Angeles and the Bay Area, with the former market faring better than the latter. Read more on the @bethanywpatten #BayArea #LosAngeles #HousingMarket # California #compass #realestate #realestateagent #bethanywpatten

Why Wall Street is Putting Millions into Beating California Rent Control

  New York-based Blackstone has invested millions in California’s elections—and its homes On Friday, a profile in the Intercept discussed the prominent role of Wall Street investment in the fight over rent control in California, including the part played by the private equity firm Blackstone, which has poured millions into defeating Proposition 10. Proposition 10, …