Silicon Valley home-shopping: Can a $650,000 house be found?
Setting the GPS in his car, real estate agent Craig Gorman announces his outlandish intention: "What I am about to show you," he says, "is that there are still affordable areas where you can still find a deal in Santa Clara County." True, he defines a "deal" as $650,000 or less for a three-bedroom, two-bath single-family home. That may not match everyone's bargain price. But in the current market, it's arguably a steal. And by slicing and dicing the MLS listings, Gorman has c
All eyes on Apple's plans for San Jose after city council signs off on huge development deal
San Jose's city council members on Tuesday lavished praise on Apple Inc. as they welcomed Silicon Valley's most valuable tech company to Silicon Valley's largest city — a milestone that comes decades after Apple first flirted with building a San Jose headquarters. "We’re thrilled to have thousands of your employees in San Jose, hopefully shortening the commute for many," Mayor Sam Liccardo told Apple executives in the audience. "This has been a long time coming." His comments