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  • Origin Point

    Origin Point

    July 14, 2021

    Yesterday, COMPASS announced the launch of OriginPoint – our own COMPASS mortgage company! This is the latest step in Compass’ long-term vision to create a seamless, all-digital, end-to-end platform to empower agents to deliver an exceptional experience for all consumers. Of course, you'll always be 100% free to continue recommending the mortgage partners you’ve worked with in the past. Here’s the OriginPoint vision: a Compass mortgage option that’s fully integrated into the Compass platform means a simpler, more transparent, and more seamless experience for your buyers. Compass is uniquely positioned to integrate brokerage and mortgage into the same seamless platform making Compass agents more differentiated and more effective. Overall, this is a big step closer to our vision of a truly end-to-end platform.

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  • Meet NASA Astronaut: Kate Rubins

    Meet NASA Astronaut: Kate Rubins

    March 2, 2021

    Watch this inspiring two-minute video and then watch Kate's live spacewalk at nasa.gov on Friday, March 5, 2021.

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  • Why Does the Permitting Process Take So Long in San Francisco?

    Why Does the Permitting Process Take So Long in San Francisco?

    February 25, 2021

    San Francisco stubbornly clung to 19th-century technology. That crippled it during a 21st-century pandemic.

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  • Silicon Valley is not Suffering a Tech Exodus

    Silicon Valley is not Suffering a Tech Exodus

    February 23, 2021

    “San Francisco has only one drawback,” Rudyard Kipling once wrote. “’ Tis hard to leave.”

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  • San Francisco Real Estate Updates with Rebecca February 2021

    San Francisco Real Estate Updates with Rebecca February 2021

    February 18, 2021

    Our January report focused mostly on 2020’s annual statistics. This report will put most of its attention on quarterly and monthly indicators, which better illustrate changes occurring as 2020 progressed, and 2021 began. It's a fabulous start to the year.

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  • PALETTE

    PALETTE

    February 16, 2021

    Chef Pete has been Getting Things Done at PALETTE! He describes what he's been doing and what changes await us at our favorite San Francisco restaurant. I can't wait to experience these changes.

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