Sure, Silicon Valley housing costs surge during strong cycles for the region’s dominant tech industry. But average rents of $2,500 per month? That’s a roughly $390 per month hike in two years.
Some budget friendly tips to add value to your home!
Looking for some budget home improvement ideas? Here are affordable remodeling projects that have excellent financial return from HouseLogic.
About $1.3 billion later, the San Francisco 49ers are wrapping up construction of the 1.85 million-square-foot Levi’s Stadium, complete with a 27,000 square-foot roof garden, 200-foot video boards and plenty of other fan perks.
Thinking of going green by installing solar panels on your home? Solar panels have been found to add value to your home but it can depend upon whether you buy or lease the panels. Some buyers may be put off by having to assume the solar panel leasing contract which could detract from the value of your home.
Dorian Bishopp blames the solar panels on his roof for costing him almost 10 percent off the value of the home he sold in March.
This week is “Dine Downtown” restaurant week where you can dine at some of San Jose’s downtown restaurants and sample “three-course, specially priced prix fixe dinners at great savings”. Sysco, who is sponsoring the event, will donate $1 to Loaves and Fishes Family Kitchen for each prix fixe dinner sold. Click on the link to see the participating restaurants and to find out more information.
But if you have a normal house in a normal neighborhood, there could very well be things you take for granted which a first-time or relocating buyer might be magnetically drawn to if you mention it in the listing.
The Diridon Station Area Plan is officially a go. The San Jose City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the new land-use guide for the 250-acre area centered on Diridon Station, the city’s biggest transit hub
HouseLogic explains how house landscaping can increase your home’s value and reduce your energy costs. And learn more tips on increasing your home’s value.
Applying for a mortgage often takes longer than you think because of the paperwork and the time needed to gather the documents required. I advise my clients to start this process as soon as possible so they can understand the different mortgage options available to them. Here are some additional tips to help make applying for a mortgage easier.
With new mortgage rules and regulations in place, buyers may face more obstacles when applying for a mortgage. Here are six tips from banks about making the process smoother.