The San Jose Color Run

The San Jose Color Run

The Color Run Dream Tour is coming to San Jose on May 27th in the Guadalupe River Park, Arena Green East. This year’s event presents a dream theme, featuring a dreamy Purple Color Zone, a Foam Zone, giant inflatable unicorns, and a Unicorn Medal. The event starts at 8:00am and there is a check-in party … Continue reading

New Ordinance in Cupertino for Single-Story Overlay Districts

New Ordinance in Cupertino for Single-Story Overlay Districts

This region has a variety of eclectic neighborhoods, many with distinctive architectural styles. In cities such as Sunnyvale and Palo Alto, there has been growing support to conserve historically valuable neighborhoods such as those with Eichler Homes; the classic single-story California ranch home of the 1950s. Many neighborhoods with predominately single-story homes are also seeking … Continue reading

Helen Chong Earns Noteworthy CCIM Designation

Helen Chong Earns Noteworthy CCIM Designation

Helen Chong of The Haylen Group has achieved a milestone success within her career as a Realtor®. Having started within real estate as an investor, she has focused her experience and expertise towards helping clients get the most out of buying property. Her approach includes ongoing education within the industry, and using her knowledge to … Continue reading

Master Your Garden This Spring

Master Your Garden This Spring

Spring is here, and with it comes a growing desire to get out and freshen up the yard and garden. If you are planning to list your home soon, now is a great time to prepare the exterior of your property for maximum curb appeal impact. Master Gardener programs around the Bay Area have been … Continue reading

San Jose Among Top Places to Live

San Jose Among Top Places to Live

Each year U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) conducts a survey of American metro regions. They seek the opinions of people who are, or will, or have, recently moved. Alongside the survey, data is collected to showcase the positives and negatives of the Top 100 Places to Live in the USA. San Jose has been … Continue reading

Bay Area Hot Neighborhoods of 2017

Bay Area Hot Neighborhoods of 2017

As 2017 gets underway, many are wondering what the new year will bring in terms of real estate markets. One thing is for sure, the San Francisco Bay region will continue to be an in-demand location. With the continuing trend in Urban Villages gaining speed, many metro areas are becoming stronger real estate markets. But … Continue reading

2017 Real Estate Market Forecast

2017 Real Estate Market Forecast

As a new year begins real estate leaders and industry experts are looking ahead to what 2017 may hold for home sellers and buyers. I have been reviewing reports and articles on what trends are expected to rise or fall over the coming months. While there are differences in what trends are anticipated, depending on … Continue reading