Author: Mary Pope-Handy

San Martin Real Estate

San Martin is a South County community which lies between Morgan Hill on the north and Gilroy on the south. It shares many characteristics with both, though it does not also have a walkable downtown per se. Parcels are larger

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Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill: The Gateway to South County Slightly warmer and more inland than much of Santa Clara County, the “South County” communities of Morgan Hill, San Martin, and Gilroy exude the feel of peaceful country life, while maintaining plenty of

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See the Valley of Heart’s Delight Blog

Dear Readers, I love to write and have a number of blogs – but most of my writing on the Silicon Valley real estate market, home buying and selling tips, negotiation strategies and more you can find at my Valley

Los Gatos real estate market trends

The Los Gatos real estate market trends are in the seller’s favor in the more affordable price points, and more balanced, to the benefit of the buyer, in the luxury bracket of the market. First, some data from Altos Research, with

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Cupertino California Real Estate Market

Cupertino has been a hot ticket item for a long while. With plenty of business, major employers like Apple, great public education and parks, it’s no surprise this is a highly desirable place to call home. Both the single family

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Los Altos

Los Altos is one of Santa Clara County’s most prestigious towns (read “among the most expensive Silicon Valley real estate”). Prices for houses currently begin at about $2.5 million for a home that’s livable as is. Los Altos is located

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Campbell CA real estate market trends

An active community with a charming downtown, easy access to freeways and VTA lightrail systems, and back dropped by the lovely Santa Cruz mountains, it’s no wonder why Campbell is so popular. For years I’ve been writing about the Campbell

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Saratoga, CA

Once a logging town known as Bank Mills, the Saratoga, CA, is now considered an upscale suburb of Silicon Valley and San Jose with a very high quality of life. Where is the city of Saratoga? You’ll find it just north

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Almaden Valley area of San Jose

San Jose’s Almaden Valley is an area of lush vegetation, upscale, family oriented homes and easy access to quality shopping & schools. Simply defined by San Jose’s 95120 ZIP code, the Almaden Valley has lots to offer. For recreation, this

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South San Jose

South San Jose is one of the more affordable areas in Silicon Valley. It enjoys convenient freeway and transit access, running alongside Highway 101 and Highway 87 at points, and coming quite close to Highway 85, also. The Tamien light rail

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