Category: Market Reports

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 real estate market updates on my Valley of Hearts Delight blog. Please hop over there to

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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 of Los Gatos and Monte Sereno along Highway 9, and like them, it sits at the

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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 area is hard to beat. The New Almaden Mines and the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining

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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 station is close to South San Jose – nearly in it. Cal Train can be

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San Jose – East Valley

Often known simply as East San Jose or the Eastside, the East Valley was once a city of its own, annexed by San Jose, its name sake, in 1911. (Today, the East Valley encompasses more than just the former city bearing the same name.) A celebrated historic East Valley resident was César Chávez, and the

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West San Jose

West San Jose, as the name states, is the farthest west point of the City of San Jose. The boundaries are not tightly defined but include parts of San Jose adjacent to Campbell and Cupertino in particular. West San Jose: the location is the thing! Developed mostly in the 50s, much of this area is

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San Jose

With a population of more than one million people, San Jose is the 1oth largest city in the nation and the 3rd largest in California. Originally named for the Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe in 1777, San Jose was the first civil settlement in California and the first state capital. It was also the

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Capitola

One of the very most charming and scenic places near Silicon Valley is the Monterey Bay coastal community of Capitola.  Set alongside a river that meets the bay, with a backdrop of the Santa Cruz Mountains, it could not be more picturesque.  Add to that a quaint village with eateries, shops and things to see

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Fremont

Please note: Fremont is part of a different MLS region than most of Silicon Valley, so this post will not include a list of homes for sale there.  I have lived in Fremont and do sometimes sell homes there, but it’s farther than I normally will go and I prefer to use the regular MLS, though

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Scotts Valley

Named after Hiram Scott and his legacy, the Scott’s House, this Santa Cruz County City rests North of the Monterey Bay, in the costal mountain range. Once a stop along the stage coach route through the Santa Cruz Mountains, throughout the last century it has catered to travelers, in the past with the Tree Circus

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