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Highlands/Woodland Acres is an Amazing Los Altos Hills Neighborhood

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Landlords, Los Altos

AA LAH 1Whether you are shopping for a new place to call home or are looking into buying rental properties as an investment, Los Altos Hills real estate won’t disappoint. Homes for sale in the Highlands/Woodland Acres neighborhoods offer excellent opportunities for the homeowner and the investor alike. That’s because both offer view properties, are within minutes of Silicon Valley and Stanford University, and both have incredible long-term upside potential.  Real estate investment in this area of Los Altos Hills and Silicon Valley can only be considered a gold standard purchase.

Good Neighbors Make South of El Monte Los Altos a Smart Investment

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Landlords, Los Altos, Non-Owner Occupied Properties, Property Management

AA SEM 1Living in Los Altos places you in the midst of a number of strong neighborhoods. In a way, when you invest in south of El Monte real estate, you are investing in good neighbors. The south of El Monte part of Los Altos is made up of four distinct neighborhoods. As diverse as they are from one another, these four neighborhoods have one thing very much in common – good neighbors.  The residents in these communities care about their local quality of life and work together to keep their neighborhoods nice. They get to know and care about each other. People in these communities tend to watch out for each other. Every year there are block parties, festivals and celebrations. These are the types of neighborhoods that a person feels safe investing in, the sorts of communities that hold together.

Smart Investment, Great Life Style – Homes in North Los Altos Have it All

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Landlords, Property Management, Silicon Valley Real Estate Investing, Uncategorized

AA NLA 3Ideal for young professionals and new families, North Los Altos real estate has plenty to offer, and not just in the short-term. These properties make great rental homes, especially when you streamline the process with professional property management services. Tucked neatly away from the more urban hustle and bustle of the Palo Alto real estate market, Adobe Creek, North El Monte Avenue, the Foothill Expressway and El Camino Real serve as borders for this highly walkable and very livable neighborhood.  Moreover, this neighborhood is a hop skip and a jump away from Stanford University, and minutes from Silicon Valley technology companies like Facebook, Google, Apple and LinkedIn.

Why Families Living in Duveneck/St. Francis Palo Alto Never Want To Leave

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Landlords, Non-Owner Occupied Properties, Palo Alto, Property Management, Silicon Valley Real Estate Investing

AA Duveneck 1Convenient, charming, family-oriented, and a bit more affordable than other Palo Alto neighborhoods, it’s easy to understand why Duveneck/St. Francis (also affectionately known to locals as Green Gables) is one of the area’s most coveted neighborhoods. Whether you are looking to buy your first home or are an investor looking for a reliable income stream, start your search by researching the available homes in Duveneck/St. Francis.  Duveneck/St. Francis provides easy access to the entire Bay Area, Silicon Valley, and beyond.

Life in Palo Alto Hills Offers an Escape from the Hustling Silicon Valley

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Landlords, Palo Alto, Property Management, Uncategorized

PA Hills HorsesThe Silicon Valley is a hotbed of enterprising tech firms and hungry young professionals anxious to make their mark in this competitive field. It’s a vibrant and high-energy corner of Northern California, but not necessarily the ideal place to live. Those who appreciate escaping the daily grind and reconnecting with nature will love the more laidback lifestyle in Palo Alto Hills.

Today’s Rental and Investment Property Financing Guidelines

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Financing, Landlords, Non-Owner Occupied Properties, Property Management

Window Replacement Trends for Rental Properties

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Landlords, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Property Management, Silicon Valley Real Estate Investing

By Eric Holder – President/CEO Able Glass, Window & DoorAA Windows Back Yard

Able Glass, Window & Door has been installing windows and doors in all types of residential and commercial (apartment) buildings since 1969.  Over the years we have seen many different types of windows, window systems, and installation methods come and go.  Window trends appear with the different types of construction, architecture, and consumer tastes as well as the ever changing rules of the industry standards to ensure that a building is energy efficient.  Window design and construction has gradually improved with technological advances in making a building use less energy, which helps reduce energy costs.  Today, in the San Francisco Bay Area housing market, we are experiencing some new trends in the types of windows being constructed and installed primarily for residential rental and investment properties by professional property management companies.  These trends continue to develop and evolve but here is an outline of what we are seeing in today’s environment.

Exemplary Schools, Silicon Valley Economy, and Amazing Year Round Weather are Just a Few Reasons to Live in South Palo Alto

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Landlords, Palo Alto, Property Management, Silicon Valley Real Estate Investing

1 Eichler 3If you’re looking for the perfect place to call home in the Bay Area, you may feel overwhelmed by the abundance of options.  Mountain View, Saratoga, Los Gatos, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto… How do you narrow your options? You need to learn all you can about the pockets and enclaves in this amazing region of California. If you are looking for a family friendly area with charming homes that are priced reasonably, take a closer look at South Palo Alto real estate listings.

Midtown Palo Alto Real Estate: Exceptional Location for Less

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in For Tenants, Landlords, Palo Alto, Property Management, Uncategorized

AA Midtown-Palo-Alto Home 3Palo Alto real estate is highly sought after, but it can also be extremely expensive, making home investment difficult. The good news is, Midtown Palo Alto, bounded by Oregon Expressway, Loma Verde, Alma and Highway 101, is more affordable than many of the other areas in town. When it comes to Palo Alto real estate, it’s the perfect location for a family looking to lease their home or find a home to invest in on a smaller budget with all the benefits of Palo Alto cache, schools, and community. 

Why E-Cigarettes Are Not Included in New Palo Alto Smoking Ban

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in For Tenants, Landlords, Palo Alto, Property Management

E-CigarettesEven though e-cigarettes are increasingly being banned throughout California cities and counties Palo Alto’s City Council is not including them in their new proposed smoking ban for apartment buildings.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with them e-cigarettes look like the real thing, they glow when you puff on them, and a smoker puffs out a cloud of vapor when they exhale.  Many believe e-cigarettes are a “gateway” drug as the number of teenagers using them doubled from 2011 to 2012, and increased 61 percent from 2012 to 2013.  Moreover, e-cigarettes have nicotine, emit formaldehyde, are addictive, and can be dangerous for people with heart problems.  There are many unknowns with e-cigarettes and this is potentially the reason Palo Alto is not yet banning them in multi-family buildings.

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1900 Camden Avenue
San Jose, CA 95124

We manage residential and commercial rental properties in San Jose, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and every point in between.

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