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Local Info in Milpitas : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Apr 28, 2016
j-hardman answered:
Zillo has my house yesterday (April 2016) at $7,995,000. Good luck buying a house now. Oh yes, in stinky Milpitas (LOL).
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Sat Dec 5, 2015
j-hardman answered:
Milford Village is the area to buy a house. It is the area in Milpitas with Yosemite to the south, Calaveras to the north, Carnegie to the west, and Temple to the east. I've spent many years here and have enjoyed it. An occasional bad neighbor has been the only problem. ... more
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Wed Aug 26, 2015
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Sounds like you were in charge of the child at the time.You may have no recourse. However, that is a question for a lawyer.
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Tue Aug 25, 2015
Iangieb59 answered:
Actually we have the lowest homicide, like 1 last year? And they even think the body was just moved there from another city.
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Sat Apr 18, 2015
j-hardman answered:
Moving the Landfill is impossible. Even if they prevent growth the so-called odor will be there.
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Sun Jan 11, 2015
Sam Shueh answered:
taking 237 about 30 minutes, Getting on 237 from Mpts taking longer than getting to PA.
Fri & Mon taking longer.

Sam Shueh
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Sat Sep 14, 2013
Margaret Hassani answered:
If you have 2 identical communities across the highway from one another, one community has a pool, the other doesn't. Each community has an identical home for sale at the same price. Which home do you feel would sell faster? ... more
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Thu Sep 12, 2013
Don answered:
What you're going to end up with down there is a European city with Californian weather and Asian people. I think it's all going to work very well. They've been building high density housing around the Great Mall for years, and it all seems to sell at a good price.

Milpitas is all about diversity and there are plenty of businesses and grocery stores that serve non-Asian people. There is a Safeway, a Nob Hill and another small market within 5-10 minutes drive.

Big projects like BART usually get done a year or two late but I don't see any major construction challenges.

The area has an exceptionally good transportation infrastructure and I don't think there is any chance of overbuilding. House prices in my part of Milpitas are up 27% in the past year. There is plenty of housing demand in Silicon Valley and Milpitas offers more modern housing at a lower cost per sq ft than other cities.
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Wed Sep 11, 2013
Sione Paletua answered:
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Sun Oct 21, 2012
The Medford Team answered:
Overall, Realtors are prohibited by law from telling you whether or not any specific neighborhood is safe. It’s called “steering” and we are prohibited by our code of ethics and federal law from providing such information. Here are a couple posts that explain more:

NO STEERING ALLOWED: 3 Important Facts To Know As A Buyer
http://www.trulia.com/blog/carl_medford/2010/03/no_steering_allowed_3_important_facts_to_know_as_a_buyer

Don’t Get ‘Steered’ in the Wrong Direction
http://184.154.226.18/~ebpublis/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3462:dont-get-steered-in-the-wrong-direction-&catid=7:examples&Itemid=121

However, we CAN tell you where to go to get information. In your case, for crime statistics, go to the following sites:

http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ca/milpitas/crime/
https://www.crimereports.com/
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Fri Jun 8, 2012
John Arendsen answered:
Without trying to politicize RE, I do think that the mood of several markets could be influenced one way or the other by the outcome of the National election. Moreover, however, I think that the RE industry will be impacted by "REGIONAL" employment, income level, economic conditions and consumer confidence or lack thereof.

The demographics in Sunnyvale ,Santa Clara, San Jose are very strong and with all the positive growth in the tech sector in these areas I don't see RE running out of steam anytime soon. If you've got the financial wherewithal, credit and employment I certainly wouldn't be sitting on the sidelines if you really want to invest in RE.
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Tue May 1, 2012
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Mon Oct 3, 2011
Janice LaVergne answered:
Grace Morioka got it right. A home inspector helps and enthusiastic buyer and a motivated seller find flaws in a home. This helps them reach an agreement.

You already have identified the cracking in your home.

A contractor will estimate the cost and method of repair required. Ask more than one to give you an estimate. The problem and the solution can both be viewed differently by different professionals.
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Mon Dec 27, 2010
Kc_trulia asked:
What is the HOA suing the builder for? Any structural problems with those houses?
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Wed Apr 21, 2010
Lolita Bungcayao answered:
A property crime is a criminal act that occurs when a person takes another person’s property without consent. When a person destroys another person’s property, it is also considered a property crime.

Commonly committed property crimes include: larceny, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, vandalism, robbery, and all other theft related offenses.

I hope this helps.

Best Regards,
Lolita Bungcayao
Realtor
DRE#01336478
Intero Real Estate Services
1410 Dempsey Rd
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408)218-7906
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Mon May 25, 2009
Norman Alessandrini answered:
Hi Hanna,
This is Allyson I have helped clients buy in that area, what I recommend you do is drive around the area at different times to get an idea of the area and if possible talk to any neighboors. I suggest you also go on line and get the crime report for Milpitas at http://www.cityrating.com/citycrime.asp?city=Milpitas&state=CA
That way you will have a very good idea about your proposed purchase and not just what someone thinks.
Hope this helps, if you have any further questions or need assistance feel free to contact me.

Regards,
Allyson
408-705-6578
allyson@homesbyallyson.com
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Thu Jun 12, 2008
mary.wang answered:
I think the rental market is pretty strong. We posted an ad on craigslist for a client with similar home in Milpitas and got about 4 calls in one day. Take a look at housingmaps.com to see what's for rent in your area. ... more
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