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Home Buying in South San Jose : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Ricky Ablaza answered:
Hi Chaongai2787,

Ok will do. When you get back please call (408-316-0793) or email (rpablaza@comcast.net) so that we can start your homebuying search. Thanks
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Sat Apr 21, 2012
Hue Tran answered:
Please send me more information about this Hue Tran
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Sun Mar 25, 2012
Andrea Wince ~ Lic. 01439761 answered:
The last four listings on Kylemore indicate the HOA fee is $208 per month and covers all the common areas as well as your roof, exterior paint and garbage.
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Thu Mar 17, 2011
Grace Keng answered:
which Villa Cortona Way house? There are 7 on the market for sale 5 of them are pending only one is still available.
Elementary Middle High
Canoas ES
880 Wren Drive
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 535-6391
Willow Glen MS
2105 Cottle Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 535-6277
Willow Glen HS
2001 Cottle Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 535-6330
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Thu Mar 4, 2010
Dan Chase answered:
A house price prediction site is below. Look to see what it says.
http://www.housingpredictor.com/california.html

San Jose is expected to drop prices by 8.9% according to this site.

How long will it last? We have serious foreclosures coming until 2012. It could be a year or more to clear them all. That says 2013. Government interventions could slow things more. Maybe 2014. That is really the first year I would expect real estate prices could go up on a nationwide basis.

Do not forget, as long as high unemployment exists house prices will be affected.
1 unemployed people do not get mortgages.
2 unemployed people often do not pay their mortgages. That leads to even more than expected foreclosures.

Consider, if you wait to buy interest rates will go up by april. The free $8k will go away on april 30.
Higher interest rates are almost certain to lower house prices. Going from 5% to 7% interest rates buying power drops by 23.9%. House prices must drop to meet that buying ability unless incomes go up.

I hope this helps some.
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Fri Feb 12, 2010
Sabyasachi Basu answered:
I own a similar townhome in the neighboring Lancaster Gate community. I have been an original owner since 2001 and love the place. The most convenient thing that I like about the place is its proximity to the 4 South Bay highways - 85, 87, 280/680 and 101 - all within a 4 mile radius. Plus it is a new construction with a modern upscale looks. It is pretty near to parks, banks, groceries, movies and mall. The neighborhood is generally quiet and upscale. The only drawback is there are no decent public schools nearby. But I love the place and hate to let it go. ... more
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