Jeff Hansen & Arvin Paredes


Downtown San Jose Condo & Townhouse Living

Buyers Category

Market Update – February 2015

Quick Info About Our Local Market

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Whether you are a homeowner looking to sell or someone looking to own, feel free to reach out to us for any questions/advice about our current market. We’d love to help!

Beautiful Ryland Mews Unit Sold!

410 N. 1st St. #234

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We have nothing but wonderful things to say about this condo and the complex. Ryland Mews has all the amenities that one could want living in Downtown San Jose. This particular unit is in a great location within the building; only steps away from the pool, clubhouse, and exercise room. Ryland Mews is just a short walk from the buzzing San Pedro Square Market.

A lot of people that we’ve connected with who live in the building absolutely love it here. There are one, two, and three bedroom floor plans within this Ryland Mews condo complex. Neighbors seem to always have a minute and talk about what makes this complex great. There’s a strong sense of community which is comforting for most. For all of the green thumbs out there, not a lot of people know that there’s a common garden area on site that residents can use to grow their own plants and flowers. Nice touch right?

As far as the logistics of the actual transaction goes…we had a couple offers on the home and successfully closed with one of the buyers. Our client, was the seller, and he lives out-of-state. We’re grateful whenever we work with out-of-area homeowners because that means they’ve put complete trust in us without even being here. When their home closes successfully, it’s always a joy to call them up and let them know the good news. We do our best to not let distance get in the way of our communication and customer service. Looking to get an idea for what your home might be worth in today’s market? Please don’t hesitate to contact us. Wishing you a Happy New Year!


Downtown S.J. Is Growing!

What’s Going On Where?

You’ve probably noticed those giant cranes and loud noises coming from different construction sites downtown. If you aren’t incredibly in tune with what’s going on downtown, have no fear. We’ve got maps to show you what the current development projects are and where they’re taking place. It’s exciting for us to see first-hand how much Downtown San Jose has changed over the years. There’s a demand for places to live in our fine area and developers have been listening to this demand. Part of why there’s new construction is that overall, the real estate market has been improving since 2012. It’s a trend that hardly ever changes, but sometimes we forget to acknowledge it. Think of it this way: Good Real Estate Market = New Construction and Bad Real Estate Market = Little to No New Construction. Makes sense right?

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Ryland Mews Unit Live On the Market!

Ryland Mews Condo

410 N. 1st St. #234

We are happy to announce that we have a 1 Bedroom/ 1 Full Bath unit on the market in the Ryland Mews condo building. Among other condo complexes in downtown San Jose, Ryland Mews has proved to be a desirable place to live. We’ve connected with many people including those who are renting in the building that would love to own in Ryland Mews. The great thing about this complex, aside from its ammenities, is that it’s located outside the hustle and bustle of the downtown core. At the same time, you’re within walking distance of restaurants, shops, San Pedro Square Market, and much more. Do you know a buyer this condo would be a good fit for? Is it you?

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Strategies For Real Estate

CreaTV San Jose

Strategies for Real Estate

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Last week, we filmed a segment at CreaTV discussing strategies for real estate. Dan Lawson of Prospect Mortgage has been running this show for quite a while now, and we feel grateful for his efforts in helping to educate the public about our local real estate market. I feel honored to have represented the Jeff Hansen Team of Keller Williams for the third time now on the show. Feel Free to watch me (Arvin Paredes) chat with Dan about what we’re seeing out there in this shifted market. All you have to do is click on the link below. Feel free to let us know any questions you have about the market that we can help answer. Enjoy!

Midtown Plaza Sold With Multiple Offers!

Just Outside the Core of Downtown San Jose


Unit #232

Unit #232


Located at 1310 Saddle Rack Ave. #232 in San Jose, Midtown Plaza is a fantastic complex with great amenities. Feel free to relax on your very own balcony that overlooks Crescent Park. You’re right outside the hustle and bustle of the downtown core.  The location is ideal for anyone who needs easy access to freeways, get some shopping done in Santana Row, or catch a Sharks game at Sap Center.  If you’d like some further details about this place, feel free to send us an email or call us.


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Ryland Mews Unit Sale Pending!

415 N. 2nd St. #142

Do you know a buyer for this well-loved home?


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Common Area Pool and Jacuzzi

Downtown Living At Its Finest. This Ryland Mews Townhouse-Style Condo Offers Three Separate Entrances, Two Private Balcony/Patio Areas, Bay Windows, Two Parking Spaces Side-By-Side, and Much More. It’s Walking Distance To Japantown, SAP, The Guadalupe River Park And Trail, And a Short Light Rail Ride To Levi’s Stadium. Ryland Mews Has a Pool, Spa, Workout Room, and a Clubhouse. Home Sweet Home!

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Spacious San Pedro Home For Sale

189 San Pedro Circle

189 Main




Feel right at home in this bright and beautiful San Pedro townhome-style condo. Enjoy the serenity relaxing in your backyard private patio. Dual master suites with volume ceilings and a desirable open floor plan. You’ll feel like you’re living in a single samily home because of how spacious it is. San Pedro Square is in a convenient location in the historic Vendome neighborhood.  Read the rest of this entry »

Ryland Loft Sold!

400 N. 1st Street #311 Listed For 395k and Closed At 405K







The Ryland Lofts are one of the most unique units in all of Downtown San Jose. Located within the Ryland Mews condo complex, 400 N. 1st #311 closed successfully with one very happy buyer. We received a couple of offers within the first couple weeks of being on the market. This is about the average in all of Santa Clara County for a home to go into contract once going live on the market, and of course, pricing your home correctly is crucial. The owners had kept their loft in impeccable shape which drew a fair amount of people to schedule private showings. We closed at a final price of $405,000, which makes it the highest sale of this type of unit in the building since 2008. If you want a free home valuation, please don’t hesitate to call 408-657-9837 or email us at Hope you’re having a great start to your summer!