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Santa Clara County Silicon Valley Distinguished SchoolsThe California Department of Education recognizes schools throughout the state that have demonstrated significant gains in narrowing the achievement gap for a broad range of students.Santa Clara County’s Silicon Valley has 44 schools that hav...
03/16/2011
How to Relocate to San Jose and Silicon Valley - Housing Sticker Shock The Silicon Valley economy is now on the upswing. Technology firms are searching for the best and brightest to take ideas and bring them to market before their competitors. When technology professionals and their families relo...
03/14/2011
ebruary 2011 Real Estate Market activity for Santa Clara County Active Listings last month, 7% of the market were REO’s, 27% were 27%, and 66% of the market our normal listings.   When we look at Offers Accepted by sellers, we see that REO’s increased their market share to 12% (almost double mark...
03/09/2011
Affordable San Jose Cambrian Open Houses 3-5 and 3-6 2011 $500K-$699K There are 28 affordable homes open to the public in San Jose’s Cambrian area this weekend 3/5/2011 and 3/6/2011. Price range is $500,000 to $699,999 3, 4, and 5 bedroom single family houses 30 days or less on the market Showing...
03/04/2011
Use a San Jose 1031 Exchange to Upgrade Your Income Property PortfolioAn IRS Section 1031 Exchange allows investors to sell business or rental property and purchase a “like kind” property and not pay taxes on the capital gains from the sale provided one follows certain rules and regulations requi...
02/28/2011
San Jose Short Sales Listing Agent Duty to Disclose Property is Substantially Upside DownIn Holmes v. Summer, G041906 (Cal. App. 4th, filed Oct. 6, 2010) the State of California Appeals Court ruled that if a listed property is substantially upside down and a sale can’t be completed unless it is d...
02/28/2011
Where Are People Buying Homes in San Jose This Month? To answer that question, we need to look into the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database and select listings categorized as “Pending Sales”. This category is selected when a seller has accepted an Offer to Purchase from a buyer. The San Jose ...
02/18/2011
  Volunteering to Help San Jose Homeowners Stay in Their HomesI’m doing my part to help homeowners stay in their homes: I’m a volunteer runner at the San Jose “Help for Homeowners Community Event” 2/24/2011 San Jose Convention Center - 11am-7:30pm This is an important event that will provide home...
02/18/2011
  Electronic Signatures for 24x7 Real Estate Contracts in San Jose The days of “business hours” in real estate are long over. We live in a 24x7 connected world. We entertain ourselves, work, buy and sell, at any hour of the day or night. Here is a scenario: Trevor and Jennifer are early 30-someth...
02/08/2011
Dear For Sale By Owner: I picked up a flyer and, while reading it on your sidewalk, no less than SIX couples stopped by to see your home. All were disappointed. I was close enough to hear what was being said as they saw your closed door, the chair out front with flyers held down by a rock and a s...
02/05/2011
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