Are you looking to buy or sell a house in the Bay Area? Try Movoto.
Movoto is a great site that provides extensive neighborhood information, an up-to-date inventory of houses for sale, and access
to top rated local agents to guide you in your home buying or selling process.
Here are a couple of links to get you started:
Homes for Sale in Palo Alto area
Real Estate Market Statistics in Palo Alto area
Home Buying Tips
Some of the advantages that Movoto provides are:
1. Access to best agents: Movoto hand-picks only the best and the most experienced agents with years of experience
in buying and selling houses. Movoto agents are ranked on
client feedback to ensure that you get a consistent and high quality service.
2. Hassle-free Process: Movoto offers a hassle-free home buying or selling experience. Movoto will connect you with a great local
agent only when you are ready to ready to buy or sell.
3. Easy-to-use Search Tools: Movoto gives you as much information as possible: photos, details and listing price for each property along with
information about the local neighborhood, schools and market statistics to help you learn about the areas you're interested in.
4. Access to all the properties for sale: Movoto provides free access to all of the current homes for sale listed in your target market.
Founded in 1777, San Jose is the oldest civil settlement in California. Known as the 'Capital of Silicon
Valley,' it is accessible by California interstates 280, 880, and 680, as well as federal highways US101, CA-85,
87, 17 and 237. Several Santa Clara County expressways feed through San Jose, in addition to multiple public
rail-way systems. The Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport is located only three miles from downtown....
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San jose city and available real estate listings
Founded in 1852, Santa Clara is the site of the eighth of 21 California missions. Known as 'The Mission City,
' Santa Clara gets it's name from Mission Santa Clara de Asis which is located on the grounds of Santa Clara
University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the state. Highly decorated as a city, Santa Clara was
voted one of ten All-America Cities in 2001 by the National Civic League, and number eight in 2002 on the list
of "Best Cities for Women".....
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Santa Clara city and available real estate listings
San Francisco was first discovered and settled by Spanish explorers who landed in Drake's Bay in 1575,
claimed the land for Spain and named it "Puerto de San Francisco" after St. Francis. Mission San Francisco de
Asis was established six years later. Driven by the wealth of the mid-1800s California Gold Rush, "The City"
became the cultural hub of the West Coast and remained so until 1906 when tragedy struck with the 1906 earthquake
and fire which destroyed many of The City's most notable structures.....
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San Francisco city and available real
Other Useful Links
Read about local area information and places of interest in Silicon Valley City Guide
For getting around, see Caltrain Schedule
To learn about local governance, see Santa Clara County information
Movoto.com - Company Background
Movoto Online Real Estate is an internet based company, which provides a wide array of information and research
tools to prospective home buyers and sellers. While just about every real estate site offers information on new
properties, the quality of this information varies greatly. Because Movoto is a licensed real estate broker, the
Company has direct access to MLS databases throughout the country. Following a search, users are presented with
either a map displaying available homes or a list of homes that best fit the search criteria. Movoto utilizes
proprietary statistical algorithms to provide extensive information on neighborhoods and local schools.
Neighborhood information is available on subjects such as race, gender, education level, employment status,
household income level, languages spoken and crime rates. The school information provided includes test score
trends, teacher/student ratios, racial mix and parent education level.Movoto.com launched its first region,
the San Francisco Bay Area, in November 2006. The Company has since rolled out Southern California,
Washington DC, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Arizona, and Massachusetts. A rapid geographic expansion
is underway, with Oregon, New York, and Illinois expected to come online soon.