Category: Neighborhoods

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 downtown per se. Parcels are larger and it’s even more of an agricultural area than the Morgan Hill or Gilroy for that

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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 urban resources. Morgan Hill is a newer community with a population of mostly middle class

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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 data based on listings (not solds) by zip code. Los Gatos 95030: schools and downtown

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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 and condo markets have been hot for years, but with the prolonged seller’s market that’s

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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 in the northern end of the county, just 10 minutes from Palo Alto and Stanford

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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 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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