• NorCal Monthly Market Insights Report: May 2022

    17 May, 2022

    NorCal Monthly Market Insights Report: May 2022

    It is our pleasure to bring you the NorCal Monthly Market Insights Report for May. As of May 5, mortgage rates were up 69 percent in 2022, inflation is at a 40-year high, and stock markets are significantly down. The housing market is beginning to show preliminary, but not universal indications of cooling. Less crowded open houses and fewer of...

  • Home of the Week: Historic Sea Cliff Italianate-Victorian

    17 May, 2022

    Home of the Week: Historic Sea Cliff Italianate-Victorian

    Before there was a Sea Cliff neighborhood, there was One 25th. Featured in Wall Street Journal, this proud and welcoming Italianate-Victorian home stood alone on the bluffs of the area’s now-famous cliffs offering respite and privacy for the San Francisco family that built it. Grand scale and updated amenities in the home’s many inviting spaces … Continue reading "Home of the Week: Historic...

  • DEI Flash Report | Mid-Year Update

    9 May, 2022

    DEI Flash Report | Mid-Year Update

    Special Mid-Year UpdateFrom the DEI Team Hello Compass Team, Happy May! Half of 2022 has blown by so fast, and I’m amazed by how much we were able to accomplish these past four months! This flash report is a monthly update for all current DEI initiatives and programs, Affinity Group work, events, resources and activities … Continue reading "DEI Flash Report | Mid-Year Update" The...

  • Palm Springs Life’s 2022 Top Realtor Report

    29 April, 2022

    Palm Springs Life’s 2022 Top Realtor Report

    Congratulations to the Compass agents and teams recognized in Palm Springs Life’s 2022 Top Realtor Report, which spotlights the top 4 percent of agents and teams in the Coachella Valley. Compass had an outstanding presence with 32 Compass agents/teams named to the list—more than any other brokerage!  Valery Neuman joined the $200M+ circle, a newly … Continue reading "Palm Springs Life’s 202...

  • This Architectural Masterpiece is Menlo Park’s Most Expensive Listing

    29 April, 2022

    This Architectural Masterpiece is Menlo Park’s Most Expensive Listing

    Designed by leading Atherton architect of Pacific Peninsula Group, this one-of-a-kind estate is Menlo Park’s most expensive listing to date. Listed at $26,499,000 by Compass Menlo Park agent Judy Citron, 1340 Arbor Road is a three-story masterpiece reimagined by renowned Pacific Peninsula Architecture. A second parcel located at the front entrance, priced separately, offers the … Cont...

  • Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month with Our Compass Community

    26 April, 2022

    Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month with Our Compass Community

    Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! The AAPI community is a diverse plethora of identities, cultures, stories, and traditions, representing over fifty ethnic groups with roots in more than forty countries. At Compass, we are celebrating throughout May with a host of programming and initiatives to commemorate AAPI communities and cultures and … Continue reading "...

  • The Power of Voice: A look at notable Black authors

    7 April, 2022

    The Power of Voice: A look at notable Black authors

    Throughout history, authors have used the art of storytelling to connect and relate to others in powerful ways. An impactful story can inspire hope, transform perspective, and encourage meaningful dialog. In support of our continued dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Compass California Blog editorial staff is pleased to feature contemporary author Cole Brown and recognize seve...

  • Love Where You Live: Palm Springs

    6 April, 2022

    Love Where You Live: Palm Springs

    Greater Palm Springs, or the Coachella Valley as it is known to its residents, has a rich history dating back generations with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Its 1960’s status as the playground of the stars continues today while establishing itself as one of Southern California’s most attractive destinations with year-round sunshine and idyllic quality of life. If you like...

  • Celebrating Arab American Heritage Month with Our Compass Community

    28 March, 2022

    Celebrating Arab American Heritage Month with Our Compass Community

    Happy Arab American Heritage Month! This first day of April marks National Arab American Heritage Month – and we are excited and honored to celebrate with our Compass community.  April is an opportunity to commemorate the rich cultures, societal contributions and the vast diversity of Arab Americans, and a reminder to collectively work together to empower generations of Arab America...