Many complexes have litigation and one can not obtain mortgage for.....
Some of the popular places to buy in San Jose are: Willow Glen, Almaden Valley, Evergreen, and even Downtown. Think about what you want to be close to... it'll help you decide.
Happy House Hunting,
I don't know of any apartment buildings. As for condos I would suggest looking in zip code San Jose 95118. Or 801 S. Winchester, Santa Clara