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Just Sold in Willow Glen!

Sold at $640,000, this gorgeous bottom floor condo was situated conveniently between downtown Willow Glen and Downtown San Jose. The bright 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom end-unit was loaded with the kitchen featuring upgraded quartz counter tops as well as brand new stainless appliances including a steel range, dishwasher, and microwave. Laminate flooring runs throughout the home while both bathrooms had been updated with newer vanities and counter tops, custom tiled shower, and tub surround and more. This serene, tree-line community features 2 wonderful pools, 2 hot tubs and a recreation room from residents to enjoy. 3D Virtual Tour: https://bit.ly/32I15o0This home sold quickly and well over the asking price, your home could be next! Even if you are not presently buying or selling, we a...
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Downtown Farmers' Market - Safely Shop Outside and Support Local Businesses!

The Downtown Farmers' market is back in action every Friday from 11am to 2pm at San Pedro Square. The market will be open exclusively for seniors and those with health vulnerabilities from 10am to 11am. Shopping at the market is a great way to get outdoors and support local businesses! However, there are plenty of new measures in place to ensure everyone's safety:Changes at the market:Booths spaced 10? apart whenever possibleHand-washing stations or hand sanitizer availableCustomer access to stalls restrictedBooths have designated area for customers to waitFarmers bag all items Farmers and market staff wear masks and gloves if handling moneyHow you can help:If you are sick, stay homeWash your hands before you get to the marketWear a mask at all timesAlways practice social di...
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Free Local Covid-19 Testing Sites - No Appointment & No Insurance Needed

Free, pop-up Covid-19 testing sites are available all week with no-cost and no appointment necessary. These testing sites offer a free and easy way to do your part for the community by getting tested. They do not require a doctor’s note, insurance, and will not impact immigration status. You must wear a mask. SAN JOSE 10am to 3pm, Tuesday to Friday C Commons, Independence High School, 617 N. Jackson Ave. also 10am to 3pm, Tuesday to Friday Santa Clara County Service Center Auditorium, 1555 Berger Drive GILROY 10am to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday 9am to 2pm, Saturday South County Annex (formerly Del Buono Elementary), 9300 Wren Ave.   These pop-up sites are designed for people in the community who don’t have symptoms of COVID-19. Those with symptoms should call their health ...
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2 Property Price Drops!

07/09/2020 team

2 Property Price Drops!

476 N Winchester #106:  Gorgeous townhouse in Santa Clara near Santana Row and Santa Clara University. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home offers 1,387 comfortable square feet with stunning hardwood floors, brand new carpeting in the bedrooms, recessed lighting, fresh paint throughout, and other fantastic upgrades! The spacious living room is light and bright with large windows. Off the living room is a dining area with access to the back patio through sliding glass doors. This large, fenced-in patio offers incredible outdoor space with a turf lawn and serene, private atmosphere. Inside the updated kitchen features a new rage, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and a pantry area with a built-in bar area perfect for a wet bar or coffee station. All three bedrooms are...
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[Virtual Tour] 3-Level Loft Offers a Comfortable, Modern Live/Work Option in the Heart of Downtown

Just Listed! Stylish and contemporary live-work loft property in the heart of Downtown San Jose. If you are looking for something different that is not your typical cookie-cutter condo, then don't miss out on this incredible loft property. Home includes 1,745 square feet of living space with 2 master bedroom suites. You will love the main living area with vaulted ceilings and huge, floor-to-ceiling windows that allow in a ton of natural sunlight. Open kitchen with gas cooking. Spacious balcony above a tree-lined street. Upstairs features master bedroom suite and adjoining loft overlooking living area below. Plenty of flex space for home office, art studio, media room, or home gym equipment. This is the home for you to be creative! HOA includes pool, hot tub, gym, sun deck. Private street l...
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Dramatic Office Tower Proposed for Downtown San Jose - Design Elements Include Coronavirus-Era Safety Features

A new high rise has its sights set on San Jose and would feature safety elements for the coronavirus era. This 20-story tower is proposed for a site on Almaden Boulevard between Post Street and W San Fernando. The design by local architect, Gensler, includes 781,000 square feet and 6 terraces for gatherings, recreation, and dining. “The design prioritizes quality outdoor access and an enhanced human experience,” said Daniel Glaessl, design director for Gensler San Jose, “Gensler employed multiple post-pandemic design strategies that push the idea of creating space that can adapt quickly to changing expectations of the people who will use this space.” Another coronavirus-era feature includes an ultra-flexible and touchless entry area that can accommodate multiple tenant lobbies....
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[Virtual Tour] Move-In Ready 3+ Bed Single Family Home - Tons of Potential!

Just Listed! Move-in ready single family home with tons of potential! Fantastic family home perfect for first time homebuyer or rental property. 3 bedrooms plus bonus den space for small office or pantry. Beautiful hardwood floors. Updated kitchen and baths. Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and cherry cabinets. Newer furnace with central heat and A/C. Motorized gate opens to long driveway to provide plenty of secure parking. Spacious backyard. Detached 2 car garage. Lots of potential for improvements with the detached garage and large backyard. Zoned R2. Central location with easy freeway access to 101, 680, and 280. Close to restaurants, shops, Downtown San Jose, and future 28th Street/Little Portugal BART Station. Offered at $799,000. Contact Tony Sum at tony@svresidential.co...
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San Jose City Council Approves Jay Paul's CityView Plaza Development

In a unanimous vote last Tuesday, the San Jose city council approved the City View Plaza development in the downtown core. The current 1970s-style mixed-use campus on the block bordered by Park Ave, Almaden Blvd, and Market is set to transform into a modern, glass-lined, 3-tower, 3.8 million square foot office park. The developer, Jay Paul, is already under construction with a different project located directly across the street at 200 Park Ave where a 1 million square foot office building is going up. Eventually the intention is to have this, and the City View project integrated. Overall, Jay Paul is expecting to invest $5 billion into San Jose’s downtown by the time all projects are completed. “We believe the Valley’s future lies in downtown San Jose,” Jay Paul’s Chief Operat...
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New Affordable Housing Tower Proposed for Downtown's SoFA District

A new tower has been proposed for Downtown San Jose's artsy SoFA District. This 358-unit project comes with a twist, it is proposing to be entirely composed of affordable housing units. The scope of the proposed development makes is one of the largest affordable housing projects in the Bay Area and would add significant foot traffic to the downtown core. The proposal for the tower contains 190 studio units, 84 one-bedroom units, 28 two-bedroom units, and 56 three-bedroom units. Additionally, the development would include a three-story parking structure with 96 parking spaces. This development is still in the early stages of proposal and it will be interesting to watch as the plans continue to evolve....
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Downtown Development Update- Which Projects Are Moving Forward Amidst Covid 19?

-Adobe’s fourth tower – Adobe is taking advantage of quieter streets to pour concrete for the foundation along San Fernando Street. -Miro by Bayview Development Group – Two 28-story towers combine for 630 new residences, 15,000 square feet of retail space and 10,000 square feet of offices. Suffolk Construction thinks it can finish by March 2021. -The Grad by AMCAL and SWENSON – The builders are shooting for completion in time for this fall semester. When finished, The Grad will have 1,039 beds in 260 units and 15,000 square feet of retail. -200 Park Avenue by Jay Paul Co. – Still in the beginning excavation process after breaking ground just prior to the pandemic, 200 Park Ave. will grow to more than 800,000 square feet of office with four floors of parking underground plus...
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