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

Santa Clara Sustainable Includes Urban Farm

Santa Clara Sustainable Includes Urban Farm

anta Clara County is the center of Silicon Valley, but before the high-tech industry came along, this region was the center of agriculture in Northern California. With the shift towards better care of our environment and support of local community resources, Santa Clara County’s metro areas are now beginning to return to their farming roots. Continue reading

New Mixed Use Development For Midtown Milpitas

New Mixed Use Development For Midtown Milpitas

South Main Street in Milpitas will be home to a new mixed use development, with housing and retail shops revitalizing the midtown area. According to an article recently published by the San Jose Mercury, 25 townhouse style condos will be built, in addition to 2,000 square feet of retail space. City planners have recommended approval … Continue reading

Celebrate the Holidays at San Jose Parks

Celebrate the Holidays at San Jose Parks

December is fast approaching. If you are looking for some fun and exciting events to get into the holiday spirit, San Jose community parks are the places to be. A variety of holiday inspired events and activities will be on hand at different parks across the city. Whatever you do to celebrate the season, everyone … Continue reading

Now is the Time to Invest in Real Estate

Now is the Time to Invest in Real Estate

If you have considered investing in real estate beyond your personal residence, you may wonder if now is a good time to purchase a second property. With the continued growth in our housing market, real estate is an ideal way to grow your investment portfolio. I recently came across an article on MarketWatch, highlights three … Continue reading