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Bay Area Home Styles: Spotlight on the Edwardian


Often confused with the Victorian, the lighter and airier Edwardian-style home has a charm all its own. Learn more about this style of architecture, which is particularly prominent in San Francisco, at

Nearly half of all homeowners are adding smart technology upgrades when they undertake a remodeling project, and those who do so are substantially more satisfied with the results. For more information, go to

The number of Americans who own a home declined for the ninth consecutive year, although income gains and low mortgage rates have helped ease the ranks of the cost-burdened. Read more at

Tech-based economies like the Bay Area are among the fastest-growing in the U.S. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers her take on the current state and future of the California economy, now the world's sixth largest. It’s on online at

Rising prices are putting homes out of reach for an increasing number of California and Bay Area residents, resulting in an annual decline in sales volume last month. Get the full story at

Household incomes saw the largest annual gains since the 1960s last year, giving a boost to U.S. homebuyers. Also, find out which Bay Area rental markets make the grade and which ones earn failing marks. Check out these stories and more in Pacific Union's weekly Real Estate Roundup. It’s online at

If you're looking to sell your home, the danger of underestimating its value is obvious: You risk losing money on the sale. But pricing your home too high can bring problems, too. Here's a look at how to get an accurate estimate:

High real estate costs, both to purchase and renovate properties, make Bay Area cities among the least friendly in the nation for home flippers hoping to turn a fast profit. Get the full story at

The San Francisco Condo Market Takes a Breather


San Francisco condominium sales and prices have slowed so far in 2016 after several years of frenzied activity. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp looks at the numbers behind the trend and explains how they will impact buyers in the city. Read her commentary at

Pacific Union’s August 2016 Real Estate Update


Although annual home price appreciation continued to moderate throughout much of the Bay Area as summer drew to a close, two of our second-home markets -- Sonoma Valley and Lake Tahoe/Truckee -- enjoyed gains of more than 20 percent. Get a handle on the latest market conditions in Pacific Union's August Real Estate Update. It’s online 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