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Shopping & Local Amenities in San Jose : Real Estate Advice

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Fri May 1, 2015
Huey Nguyen answered:
Hello Khalid,

This is downtown. You do not specify what kind of conditions you are looking for, what kind of community, the noise level, the schools, etc. in your question, so I can only offer you some general suggestions I offer to my own clients here:

- Come by the neighborhood and the property at night and during the day, both on weekdays and weekends. See how you feel in the neighborhood; how would you feel if your family lived there?

- Talk to the neighbors around the property - They will be able to tell you much more about the neighborhood and what living there is like than what an agent might be able to tell you.


Good luck to you!


Best regards,


Huey Nguyen
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Thu Mar 27, 2014
Marc Siegel answered:
Hello Julie,
I live in St. Leo's neighborhood (Cleaves and Park) which is a ten-minute walk to the Sharktank, er SAP Center. As a resident, I think the proximity to SAP, downtown, the train station and light rail makes for better quality of life. We do have street parking by permit only so SA Center goers don't clog up our residential streets. Most of my neighbors agree.

However, people are divided on the benefit of the proposed major league baseball stadium (equally nearby). I personally love the idea.
Best, Marc, San Jose
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Fri Oct 25, 2013
Terri Vellios answered:
http://www.trulia.com/blog/discovertrulia/2010/06/trulia_psa_tips_to_help_you_avoid_real_estate_phishing_scams

Be sure to read the warning about scams. The listing does say it's offered by Cornerstone and there is a phone number. Call the number and ask for their California BRE Number and then verify it at www.DRE.CA.GoV ... more
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Sun Aug 18, 2013
Juliana Lee answered:
Click on the map tab at http://www.yellowpages.com/95112/grocery-stores and you will get quite a few choices of nearby grocery stores.

Zip code 95112 home values at http://julianalee.com/zip-code/95112-statistics.htm

Juliana Lee
Top 2 agent nationwide at Keller Williams Realty, the nations largest
Cell 650.857.1000

Over 20 years experience
Over 1,000 homes sold in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County
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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Grace Hanamoto answered:
And the winner is...Carl, for fastest fingers. Excellent job, Carl. He's absolutely right regarding the location of the Library Annex (on International) and the Main Library on Branham. This is a great home, so talk with your Realtor about the other amenities in the area.

For school information, check out www.greatschools.com.
For safety and crime information in the area, go to www.crimereports.com

Good luck!
Grace Morioka
Allison James Estates & Homes
1% Listing and Buyer Rebates up to 1.5% of the Purchase Price
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Tue Oct 9, 2012
Diana Valverde answered:
Hi Debbie,

I apologize, wrong property!
Broken Arrow HOA is $285.00

Thank you,
Diana
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Sat Feb 25, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
Not sure what your question or the problem is.
Every city has convenience stores, Every.
You will find that they are staffed by some of the hardest working people on the planet.
Perhaps you should go out and do some sightseeing.

Good luck and may God bless
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Sun Nov 7, 2010
Rk answered:
Wow! I read few of the posts here and was astonished at the negative comments. I've been living at this location for more than an year now. I'm completely aware of the guest parking issue, still the tow-away comments are so misleading. Every house has 2 car garage, its under-usage creates the guest parking issue. The houses are still being built, would probably take 8-12 more months, which explains the construction equipments. The park is quite nice. You would regularly see parents with the kids, dog walkers, etc. Security has never been an issue since last one year. The old condos built with inter-locking schemes has some noise issues, but are long sold out. The new town-houses which are available now do not any of the noise-issue. The proximity to 880/101 is awesome. The $400K price tag is too attractive for a decent, family friendly community like this; my property has already gained ~10% since I bought last year. ... more
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Fri Nov 30, 2007
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