Alum Rock Park in East San Jose

Alum Rock Park is located in the east foothills of San José, accessed from Penitencia Creek Road.  The Penitencia Creek Trail is partially developed and offers limited off-street pedestrian and bike access to the park.   Alum Rock Park is one of California’s oldest municipal parks.  Located within...

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Crema Coffee Roasters in The Alameda

Crema Coffee Roasting Co. is a family-owned coffeehouse in San Jose’s Rose Garden area with an intensely loyal following and a keen devotion to giving back to the community. Crema Coffee Roasting Company opened a second location on The Alameda to offer even more coffee enjoyment in the Alameda...

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Fire House No. 1 in Downtown San Jose

Fire House is no doubt one of San Jose's hidden gems. Located in downtown San Jose, walking distance from San Pedro Square, Fire House serves true Gastropub fare made from fresh, seasonal ingredients. If you don't see a table right away, there's more seating out back if you walk past the bar....

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How to sell your house for the most money

Understand these seven things to help you sell your house for the most money. Everyone wants to get a fair price for their home, so important that you understand the local trends in your area, along with the best method of selling and the total cost that comes with selling your home. Here are...

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How to Downsize Your Home Without Losing Your Mind

Whether you're moving from a palatial estate to a downtown apartment or you're moving in with a significant other, downsizing is in order. Moving from a large home full of your stuff to a smaller space can be tricky, and while it's easy to say "just get rid of your extra stuff," doing it is much...

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Jumbo Loans for Beginners

Discover what a jumbo loan is and how it might benefit you. A jumbo loan is indeed a more substantial debt than other mortgages, but it might be your best choice. Of course, that depends on your income, the price of the home you want to buy, and the available loan options you have at your...

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