A Bold Move: Pacific Union Names Selma Hepp VP of Business Intelligence

Selma HeppMark McLaughlin, CEO of Pacific Union, announced today another bold move within the residential real estate industry. Pacific Union names Selma Hepp VP of Business Intelligence to the newly created position of ‘Vice President, Business Intelligence’.  Selma joins Pacific Union from her position as Chief Economist for Trulia.

Prior to Trulia, Selma Hepp was Senior Economist for the California Association of Realtors and Economist for the National Association of Realtors, both trade organizations dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. Continue reading

Jim Walberg of Pacific Union Honored with Extraordinary Philanthropist Award

John Brian Losh presenting the awardNo one ever seeks out an acknowledgment for their work in community service. I certainly did not. And, what a humbling honor to have Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate select me to be their 2014 Extraordinary Philanthropist at their 19th Annual Fall conference in Boston several weeks ago where members from around the globe gathered to share best practices and expand their personal connections with the best of the best in luxury real estate.

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East Bay Real Estate: BIG Deal In 2014 = Interest Rates

2014 Prediction

2014 Prediction

Mortgage Rates a Hot Topic as New Year Begins

The final days of 2013 saw a flurry of real estate news involving interest rates and mortgages. Some of it offered relief for homebuyers, while other announcements made it all but certain that interest rates will climb noticeably higher in the new year. Contact Jim Walberg for any of your real estate needs.

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The Bay Area Team Joins Pacific Union – Christie’s International Real Estate

Jim & Ann Marie

The Bay Area Team with Jim Walberg and Ann Marie Nugent are so pleased to announce the recent alignment of our real estate practice with Pacific Union – Christie’s International Real Estate, a highly compelling premier luxury real estate company. One of the world’s most trusted brands, Christie’s International is, simply put, synonymous with luxury, prestige and quality. Continue reading