You have two very different communities that you are looking at, and two very different types of living spaces.
I would ask you , what is the most important aspect of your move? Both areas offer great attributes .
Pleasanton is a larger city, and a single famity home usually fairs better when it comes to resale value and rental opportunity.
Gale Ranch , has the newer developments, great schools, but you are situated back in the valley. All of those Townnhomes have high HOAs, and there have been many Short Sales and REO's which is a sign of
I would need to know more about what is really driving your move, to give you the best guidance. I would be happy to help you further if you need a Strong Buyer's Agent that services those areas.
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