Do you want to buy a Silicon Valley home? If so, there are lots of things to consider and to weigh. You’ll need to decide your budget (get help: hire a good lender), choose your preferred Silicon Valley locations, decide on what type of Silicon Valley home and size you want to purchase.

Let’s say you’ve spoken to a lender, have more than $100,000 saved for a downpayment and closing costs and can afford approximately a $500,000 purchase price. That half a million dollars can purchase you a very decent townhome in a nice area like Campbell, West San Jose or Cambrian Park, or an entry level house in various parts of San Jose such as South San Jose, Blossom Valley, or Santa Teresa (among other areas in Santa Clara County).

Buying Silicon Valley real estate is a huge undertaking and I have loads of information to offer you as a buyer. Another of my websites, (, has a wide assortment of information helpful to Silicon Valley buyers. I invite you to browse this list and click on some or all of the links. There’s no signing up for any of it – have a look and enjoy.

Here’s a list of some of what you can find there, and each item is a LINK too:

How May I Assist You in Purchasing a Silicon Valley home?
Why buy a home?
Why be pre-approved?
Pre-qualification form

Looking for a home
Evaluating your priorities
Seller abbreviations
Viewing an open house
Home inspection

Making your Silicon Valley home purchase
Loan Do’s & Don’ts

The financing process

The moving timetable
Checklist for moving

Tips for Buyers in Silicon Valley

Of course, please contact me for personalized assistance with your home buying and selling needs in Santa Clara County!