The First Week of October is Historically the Best Time to Buy


I have long used the adage, “spring is the time to sell, fall is the time to buy,” and with a couple of notable exceptions (2009 and 2020), that has held true through my entire 29-year career. Timing your purchase is not always doable, of course, since you have to find the right property to bid on, but aiming for that can...

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Remembering The Embarcadero Freeway


San Francisco’s Embarcadero, the eastern waterfront, is the city’s historic harbor area. The three-mile stretch is the result of engineered sea walls originally installed to create an accessible port for ships. In the latter part of the 19th century, the Embarcadero and the iconic Ferry Building were among the busiest transit hubs in the world. But within a few short decades, America’s...

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Luxury Properties at Lake Tahoe

If you’re shopping for a luxury escape at Lake Tahoe—or just browsing for fun—we’re making it easy. We’ve rounded up all the luxury lake listings from Compass...

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