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Compass Real Estate Donates to Wildfire Relief Agencies Across Napa and Sonoma Counties

November 29, 2020 Photo by Trent Erwin on Unsplash Wine Country Real Estate Professionals Team Up to Donate $65,000 in Gratitude San Francisco, CA November 23, 2020 Heading into the holidays with memories still fresh from this year’s Northern California wildfires, real estate professionals from Compass are making the season a better one for 17 Wine Country nonprofit organizations.ADVERTISING Already hard hit by the COVID pandemic, nonprofits across ...more

This $46 Million San Francisco Penthouse Offers Mind-Blowing Views of the Golden Gate Bridge

It could be yours for $46 million. BY JANICE O’LEARY ON OCTOBER 4, 2020 Matthew Millman Perched 802 feet above San Francisco, the grand topper of 181 Fremont is something to see, even if a foggy day has the building ringed in cumulus. Since its 2018 debut, the skyscraper has taken a series of design and engineering awards for its striking exoskeleton and quake-proof structural fittings. It’s also uber-sustainable, earning ...more

Experts Weigh On A Hot California Real Estate Market

In April, when Covid hit California’s real estate market hard, I reached out to San Francisco-based Compass California President Mark McLaughlin and CoreLogic’s Deputy Chief Economist Selma Hepp, Ph.D. for their expert insights. Once again, we discuss market fundaments as we move into fall and a presidential election. California is experiencing a fast and furious housing market like no other in terms of sales and ...more

Multiple Offers And Bidding Wars Return To California’s Luxury Market

Ellen Paris Contributor Real Estate Multiple offers and bidding wars return to California’s luxury market. Despite a severe economic downturn in many sectors, California’s luxury real estate market is on a high. Listen to Valery Neuman, founding partner of Compass Greater Palm Springs. “In 29 years selling full-time in the desert, I have never been so busy. Buyers are very serious right now. Even though we can’t hold ...more

Bay Area Families Are Fueling Napa Valley’s Real Estate Market

Ellen Paris Contributor Real Estate The Napa Valley real estate market is booming with multiple offers and bidding wars. Bay area families looking to escape the realities of urban living during a pandemic are fueling the market. Listen to Compass California President Mark McLaughlin on the market dynamics. “Home has become everything to us as our schools, gyms, and workplace have been taken away. We ...more

Q & A: Industry Experts Discuss California’s Real Estate Market

San Francisco’s real estate market is expected to recover quicker than Los Angeles’ GETTY Real estate industry experts discuss California’s real estate market. I checked in once again with Compass California President Mark McLaughlin and CoreLogic’s Deputy Chief Economist Selma Hepp. The conversation focuses on the Bay Area and Southern California markets. In 2018, McLaughlin led the merger of San-Francisco-based Pacific Union International with Compass establishing Compass California, a ...more

Industry Experts Discuss California Real Estate Market

Ellen Paris Contributor Real Estate Industry experts discuss today’s California real estate market. Compass California President Mark McLaughlin and CoreLogic’s Deputy Chief Economist Selma Hepp answer key questions on the market. In 2018, McLaughlin led the merger of San-Francisco-based Pacific Union International with Compass establishing Compass California, a leader in market share in California. McLaughlin acquired Pacific Union International in 2009, growing it to a luxury boutique residential real ...more

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

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