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Compass agents anticipate post-pandemic buyer’s market in California

More than 700 Compass California agents shared their concerns, market predictions for when shelter-in-place laws lift Mark A. McLaughlin Although the end of California’s statewide shelter-in-place order is unclear, Compass California President Mark McLaughlin is asking the brokerage’s 2000-plus agents to begin thinking of how the real estate market will change once the economy opens back up. McLaughlin shared on Tuesday the results of a brokerage-wide survey ...more

The broker balancing Zoom and homeschooling in a crowded house

Arrian Binnings of Compass balances working from home with his wife, Sejal Binnings, while assisting a homeseller infected by the coronavirus in San Francisco BY INMAN | Today 1:00 A.M. Inman Diaries is a weekly feature tracking the day-to-day activities of America’s leading real estate agents in their own words. This week, Arrian Binnings of Compass balances work, Zoom meetings and home-schooling in a crowded house as the pandemic ...more

LIVING IN East Cut, San Francisco: A Newly Rebranded Neighborhood Takes a Bow A walkable, high-rise neighborhood has opened for business in a hilly, mostly low-rise city.

SAN FRANCISCO -After commuting from his home in San Mateo, Calif., to Austin, Texas, for several years, Cristian Azcarate landed a job at the San Francisco-area headquarters of his company and settled in the Bay Area permanently. He and his husband decided to sell their home in Silicon Valley and buy a place that felt as close to the opposite of suburbia as possible. They ...more

Coronavirus Is Forcing Real-Estate Agents to Adapt. Will They Sink or Swim?

The pandemic is halting open houses and shuttering sales centers and brokerage offices, changing the industry virtually overnight ByKatherine Clarke, Beth DeCarbo, Nancy Keates, and Katy McLaughlin March 19, 2020 1:21 pm ET On Tuesday, March 10, real-estate agent Joanne Greene got a call from a fellow agent bringing buyers to one of her listings, a roughly $2 million three-bedroom co-op on New York’s Upper East Side. The ...more

Unrivaled in Height and Views, 181 Fremont’s Grand Penthouse Soars Over the City (sponsored)

Updated 9:43 am PST, Monday, January 13, 2020 It’s hard to imagine the future owner of the grand penthouse at 181 Fremont wanting for anything. Occupying the highest residence in the San Francisco, inhabitants will enjoy a stylish oasis soaring more than 700 feet above the city. The striking residence and thoughtfully selected material palette comes fully furnished. It includes a private elevator foyer, wine tasting room ...more

A Sonoma Estate Rooted in California History

HOUSE OF THE DAY A couple was inspired by the Spanish Missions dotting California’s landscape to create this family compound in Sonoma. The property is on the market for $11.3 million. -Sarah Mulholland Price: $11,300,000 Mr. Kasper, an investment banker, was based in San Francisco and the couple was looking for a county home for weekends and retirement when they purchased the property in 1988. ...more

Former PG&E CEO Geisha Williams selling $4.7M Tiburon mansion

Former PG&E CEO Geisha Williams is selling her Tiburon, CA, home for $4.77 million. Williams purchased the luxury home in Marin County in 2008, a year after she joined the power utility. The executive paid $3.75 million for the home located in an exclusive enclave by the San Francisco Bay. Now that she’s left her position with the company, she’s also vacating her picturesque property. Located just north of San Francisco, the ...more

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Former Pacific Gas and Electric CEO Geisha Williams Selling $4.7M Tiburon Mansion

By Claudine Zap | Mar 19, 2020 Former PG&E CEO Geisha Williams is selling her Tiburon, CA, home for $4.77 million.  Williams purchased the luxury home in Marin County in 2008, a year after she joined the power utility. The executive paid $3.75 million for the home located in an exclusive enclave by the San Francisco Bay. Now that she’s left her position with the company, she’s also vacating her picturesque property. Located just ...more

Photos: Napa Valley mansion owned by ex-TV producer listed for $8.5M

Retreat in Oakville features a main house, a guest house, a pool and an olive grove An Oakville mansion owned by late TV writer and producer Steven Bochco is listed for $8.5 million. Click here if viewing from a mobile device. Bochco helped develop such popular series as “Hill Street Blues,” “L.A. Law,” “Doogie Howser, M.D.” and “NYPD Blue.” The retreat features a three-bedroom, four-bathroom ...more

Here’s How This Real Estate Pro Uses Staging to Get Top Dollar For Every Listing

 Written by Tracey Velt Feb 24, 2020 4:00:00 AM By making home staging a priority for every one of her listings, this Compass team leader gets top dollar for all of her sellers. The fact that Dana Green came into real estate through the “back door” set her up for a successful dual career. Leader of The Dana Green Team at Compass in Lafayette, Calif., she ...more