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San Francisco: America’s Most Livable Big City


Just last month, survey results found that homeowners in the San Francisco metro area are the happiest in the U.S., with more than eight in 10 locals calling the region the best place in the country to live. Now, another analysis underscores that point, ranking San Francisco the nation’s top big city to call home. Read all about it at

Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers a thorough wrap-up of the recent Housing Renaissance conference, where industry economists and analysts discussed factors that will shape the real estate landscape, including millennials, affordability conditions, and the mortgage market. Get the full story at

Wondering what the White House would be worth if it hit the market this election year? Find out the answer and get other national and local headlines of note in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup. It’s online at

Real estate activity at this time of the year often takes a back seat to the start of the new school year. Here are some back-to-school tips that might help your children – and you – get the most out of the year ahead:

Although inventory shortages remain an obstacle for Bay Area home shoppers, the crunch eased somewhat this summer, while yearly price appreciation slowed. Get the latest facts and figures at

Pacific Union is pleased and honored to once again be included in this year's Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the fastest-growing private companies in the United States based on the previous three years' revenue growth. Read all about it at

It has become evident during the current recovery that U.S. regional housing markets are highly different, and what happens in one market may have no bearing on others. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp explains why and examines Bay Area market conditions for the first half of this year. It’s online at

The San Jose metro area is the nation's first million-dollar housing market, according to one organization's data, while another study says that Bay Area homeowners are still the nation's most equity-rich. Check out these and other recent headlines of note in our weekly Real Estate Roundup. It’s online at


Sleek, stylish, and sophisticated, the Mid-century modern home is truly a thing of beauty.  Learn more about this prominent Bay Area architecture style, including the iconic Eichler home, on the Pacific Union blog:

Although the Bay Area's housing market is gradually normalizing, competition for real estate in some communities remains fierce. In fact, half of the U.S. cities where bidding wars are most common are located in the Bay Area, with Silicon Valley figuring prominently into the picture. Get the full story at

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Ken J. Gendemann
Pacific Union International
1699 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco CA 94109
Cell: (415) 828-4063

Ken J. Gendemann, CPA
Pacific Union & Christie's International Real Estate
1699 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109

Cell: 415-828-4063, Office: 415-345-3083
 License #: 01884446