Jeff Hansen & Arvin Paredes


Downtown San Jose Condo & Townhouse Living

Buyers Category

Pending Sale Loft Unit

Ryland Loft #301

Ryland Mews

Many people would jump at the opportunity of living in Downtown San Jose. This loft at the Ryland Mews complex located at 400 N. 1st Street is living in Downtown San Jose at its finest! The location is extremely Read the rest of this entry »

Pending Litigation

30 E. Julian Street: The Plaza

Now In Litigation

Currently In Litigation

The Plaza located at 30 E. Julian Street is in pending litigation. This began roughly at the end of April or beginning of May of this year and came as a bit of a surprise. For home buyers as well as home owners, it’s important to know what it means when a condo complex is in pending litigation. Those who live in condo complexes will typically have more knowledge about this subject than someone such as a first-time home buyer.  However, this is not to say that all condo owners know what “pending litigation” actually means and how it affects them. After reading this post, my goal is that all of you will have an increase in awareness on the subject.

Homeowners Looking To Sell And Buyers Looking To Buy

The first thing you must find out as a homeowner is if your complex is “condominium-owned” or if it’s owned as a “planned unit development.” One thing to remember as a homeowner of a unit that’s within a complex in litigation is that prospective buyers could be potentially concerned after they accumulate this knowledge. When a complex is in pending litigation, it means that Read the rest of this entry »

518 Martha Street

Current Listing At Siena Court

518 Martha Street

Have you been on the search lately for a home in downtown San Jose? Well look no further! It’s not a secret that the housing inventory is incredibly low, so here’s your chance. Our Current Listing on Martha Street is Read the rest of this entry »

130 E. San Fernando #422

Paseo Villas Unit 422 For Sale

Paseo Villas

You will fall for this amazing fourth floor unit that I’ve recently listed. It faces fourth street, which means it faces away from all of the San Fernando city noise. Unit #422 is in walking distance to shops, entertainment, and restaurants. This condo is also within blocks of Safeway, the repertory theater, camera cinemas, and a world class library. For more details on this spacious condo and everything this complex has to offer, just click on the following link:

If you have any questions about this unit or complex, please don’t hesitate to contact me. For any interest on what you think your home might be worth in today’s current market, feel free to shoot me an email or give me a call; I’d love to let you know what the market is doing right now and how your home is being effected. Much appreciated!

The 88

Living In The Heart of Downtown San Jose

Street View of The 88

Street View of The 88

How would you feel living in a 22-story building with a 72-foot lap pool, a marvelous barbecue area, billiards room, well-equipped gym, a luxurious Read the rest of this entry »

High Rise Apartments

The Rumors Are Turning Into Serious Talks

View of Downtown San Jose

View of Downtown San Jose

Could it be? There has been talk for a while that a couple high rise apartments might be built in downtown San Jose. However, Read the rest of this entry »

Market Statistics

A Glance At Our Market

Take a Glance

Take a Glance

There are many ways to analyze our market by comparing a number of market statistics. One can track the sales price by taking a look at the price range over time, or figure out the months of inventory by the year, or compare the number of new listings to the number of closed sales. Whenever taking a look at market statistics, Read the rest of this entry »

Paseo Plaza Sale

Unit #242

Paseo Plaza #242

Paseo Plaza #242

Since April 2008, the highest Paseo Plaza sale was unit #00138. The short sale unit sold for $555,000 and closed in April of 2010. My most recent listing in the complex, which was unit #242, sold for $552,000 last month. I’m sure a lot of you have heard or have seen clues Read the rest of this entry »

History of Home Values

How Does This Grab You?

History of Home Values

First off, I’d like to mention that these statistics are inflation adjusted values, not absolute values. It’s safe to say that overall, home values are Read the rest of this entry »

Recent Short Sales Listings Closed!

2140 Silver Vale Court And 30 E. Julian Street

2140 Silver Vale CourtThe Plaza

I am proud to say that after somewhat lengthy processes, we have successfully closed on my two short sale listings on the same day as a matter of fact. My sellers could not Read the rest of this entry »