School Ratings Impact Home Values

School Ratings Impact Home Values

If you have a family with children and are looking for a new home, schools play an important part in helping to determine where you want to live. Many parents look to school ratings as part of their home search, seeking for higher rated schools and homes for sale within those areas. School ratings have … Continue reading

San Jose Gets Water Reprieve

San Jose Gets Water Reprieve

Good news has come to San Jose by way of our winter rains. Because this past winter was the wettest in five years, and residents and businesses have done a stellar job in conserving water, we can now enjoy it a bit more this summer. The City of San Jose initially asked water customers to … Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Terms to include in Your Listing

Eco-Friendly Terms to include in Your Listing

If you are ready to sell your home, how you word your listing can make a big difference in attracting potential buyers to view your property. This is especially true when it comes to eco-friendly terms. In a recent survey released by the Home Builders of America, home buyers and consumers have definite preferences when … Continue reading

Dance Your Way Through Willow Glen

Dance Your Way Through Willow Glen

Are you ready to get your summer started? Looking for a great way to have some fun with family and friends? Head to downtown Willow Glen on Saturday, June 18th for the 21st Annual Dancin’ on the Avenue. Willow Glen, affectionately called San Jose’s Treasure, is a charming neighborhood, with its small hometown appeal of … Continue reading

Menlo Park Could See More Granny Units

Menlo Park Could See More Granny Units

Menlo Park City Council is considering extending the time frame of a housing program for home owners. Since 2014 Menlo Park has allowed for secondary dwelling units to be built on qualified single family properties. These “Granny Units” as they are commonly called, offer up an innovative way to provide housing for the growing population … Continue reading

Mortgage Mistakes You Can Avoid

Mortgage Mistakes You Can Avoid

When it comes to getting a mortgage for your home, there are a lot of details to keep in mind. Whether you are looking for a new one or refinancing your current loan, you can have a better experience and be happy with your mortgage terms if you plan ahead. A small oversight or something … Continue reading

New Townhomes Come to Fremont

New Townhomes Come to Fremont

In a recent Fremont City Council meeting, a new development for townhomes was approved. This is great news for the area, as it will bring new housing options to a little used street, Stevenson Place. The new development will be bordered by Stevenson Blvd to the north, fire station no. 9 to the south, an … Continue reading

Vargas Plateau Regional Park Now Open

Vargas Plateau Regional Park Now Open

We have a new park in the region, open and ready for visitors to use. The East Bay Regional Park District has opened a new park for the first time in six years, Vargas Plateau Regional Park. Located 1,000 feet above sea level, the new park offers stunning views, which can be reached by trails … Continue reading