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



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$1.9 Million Homes in California

A midcentury-modern home in Rancho Mirage, a two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco and a 1954 ranch house in St. Helena. Angela Serratore | NYTimes.com Rancho Mirage | $1.899 Million A midcentury-modern house built in 1956, with three bedrooms and four bathrooms, on a 0.3-acre lot This house was designed by Richard Leitch, a U.S.C.-trained architect who worked extensively in California’s desert resort cities during the ...more

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Fashion And Art Become One In Gallery 181’s New Exhibit

Jardin de Nuit at Gallery 181 reveals the ongoing and beautiful relationship between art and fashion. Michael McCarthy | SanFran.com Unlikely duos in music—think Madonna and Missy Elliott, or, more recently, Taylor Swift and Bon Iver—are fairly common and deliver the fruit of extraordinary vision. But what about a superstar pairing in fashion and fine art? Well, it arrives in San Francisco this month in the ...more

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City, racial advocacy groups to hold online real estate event

In brief: Piedmont Rec Department offers upcoming day campsChildren’s events to coincide with minimum school day East Bay Times | EastBayTimes.com PIEDMONT The Piedmont Recreation Department is celebrating an April 7 minimum school day by offering day camps from noon to 2 p.m. on that day. Registration opened this week on Monday. At Beach Elementary School, 100 Lake Ave. in Piedmont, the city’s Recreation Department ...more

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For $8.7 million, the Auberge life can be yours at Napa’s new Stanly Ranch

Twelve years and over $275 million in the making, the newest member of the Auberge Resorts Collection is set to make its debut in Napa this spring. Jen Woo | 7×7.com For $8.7 million, the Auberge life can be yours at Napa’s new Stanly Ranch Twelve years and over $275 million in the making, the newest member of the Auberge Resorts Collection is set to ...more

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Desire for No-Fuss Living Fuels Boom in Los Angeles Condo Demand

New launches this spring include units steps from Rodeo Drive and indoor-outdoor floor plans Nancy A. Ruhling | MansionGlobal.com Driven by the scarcity of single-family homes and a desire for the amenities of five-star resorts, buyers in Los Angeles propelled the luxury condo market to record highs in the fourth quarter of 2021. “The limited supply and high demand have broadened buyers’ perspective of what ...more

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Tech economy, rather than virus, remains biggest uncertainty in real estate market

After shutting down for nearly two months in early spring 2020 during the initial COVID-19 lockdowns, the local real estate market has come roaring back with surprising resiliency. Linda Taaffe | AlmanacNews.com As talent moves outside of the daily commute radius, will companies follow in post-pandemic era? The Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood in Palo Alto. Embarcadero Media file photo by Veronica Weber. Not even a pandemic ...more

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Demand High, Prices Flat, for Dogpatch, Potrero Hill Real Estate | Potrero View

San Franciscans are accustomed to ever-higher real estate prices and scant amounts of housing offered for sale. Two years into the pandemic cum endemic, sellers’ motivations, buyers’ demands, and open house experiences continue to evolve. Vivien Wang | PotreroReview.net Demand High, Prices Flat, for Dogpatch, Potrero Hill Real Estate an Franciscans are accustomed to ever-higher real estate prices and scant amounts of housing offered for ...more

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Billionaire Tech Investor Orlando Bravo Sells San Francisco Townhouse for Nearly $14 Million

The four-story residence in Pacific Heights was first listed for $17 million last September Fang Block | MansionGlobal.com A historic townhouse in the prestigious Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco that was owned by tech billionaire investor Orlando Bravo has sold for $13.875 million, according to the deed filed last week. Situated on a corner lot, the four-story townhouse has 7,045 square feet of living ...more

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Private Resort Living on Happy Valley Road

4090 Happy Valley Road is a spacious and picturesque home located behind a gated driveway leading to a five-car garage. Dana Greer | HavenLifestyles.com Price: $11,950,000 Location: 4090 Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, CA Northern California is one of the world’s most sought-after real estate markets for a good reason. Very few places on the planet can combine the area’s natural beauty with the tremendous economic opportunity ...more

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Basic Instinct mansion goes on sale, also used in Big Little Lies

Basic Instinct mansion lists for $30MILLION! Seaside home where Sharon Stone seduced Michael Douglas hits market… was also used in Big Little Lies Heidi Parker | TheDailyMail.com This lavish seaside mansion in Carmel, California that has some deep Hollywood history has gone up for sale  The home, which is situated on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, has been listed for almost $30million It was ...more