Silicon Valley Housing Blog by Steve Leung

Real Estate Agent - Silicon Valley Real Estate
Steve Leung empowers locals and people moving here with the tools and guidance needed to make good Silicon Valley real estate decisions.



The folks at the Wall Street Journal (subscription may be required) are talking about the trend towards downsizing.  Homebuilders like KB and Toll Brothers have nationwide portfolios and have obviously been dramatically affected by regional drops in home sales across many parts of the country.Dur...
The Palo Alto Daily News reports about a proposal, with its accompanying environmental impact report, which talks about extending Mary Ave. over 237 and 101 with a four-lane bridge.  The intention of the new connection is to support the upcoming Moffett Towers, seven 8-story towers sporting 1.8 m...
The website for the City of San Jose says that the San Jose rental market had a 2.7% vacancy rate in Q2 2007.  The Silicon Valley Business Journal says this is the lowest vacancy rate since 2001.It's gotten to the point where San Jose is requiring 120-day notice to be given to tenants in rent-con...
The new voyeurism.  I once lamented that complete transparency is the new privacy.  And in the age of the internet, public records aren't needles in haystacks waiting to be discovered anymore.  Here's an example: a quick and easy way to get the political affiliations of your neighbors, where they...
Last month, homes (including condos, townhomes, and single-family homes) ranged from $317,000 to $1.85 million.  In my Mountain View Housing Market Update - August 2007, I go over how much home that money will get you and how much higher the median home prices have climbed year-over-year.   Last ...

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