Sophia Delacotte

Realtor in Silicon Valley

 

Buy and Sell Your Home in the Bay Area

 

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
San Jose Willow Glen Office

1045 Willow St. - San Jose CA 95125

(408) 717-2575
 
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Welcome to San Jose, CA in Silicon Valley!


I am a Silicon Valley Realtor affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage based out of Willow Glen in San Jose, CA.

On this website, you will find helpful information and tips about how to sell and buy a home in Silicon Valley. You can browse though current listings of single family houses, town homes, condos, short sales and foreclosed homes for sale in San Jose neighborhoods such as Almaden Valley, Blossom Valley, Cambrian, Evergreen, Santa Teresa and Willow Glen in particular.

As you are embarking on a journey to sell, buy, flip or invest in real estate in Silicon Valley in 2014, you can trust me as your Realtor to assist you every step of the way and always keep your best financial interests in mind.


My Personal Engagements
as Your Silicon Valley Realtor


As your listing agent, I will be diligent in addressing your key concerns: selling price and lead time to actual sale of your property, based on market conditions and comparables in the neighborhood of your choice in Silicon Valley. As your Short Sales Agent, I will help you negotiate with your lenders and help you and your family avoid foreclosure at all cost.

As your buyer agent, I will help you find at a fair market price your dream home in any of the Silicon Valley neighborhoods that fits your needs as well as your short and long-term personal goals and financial means.

As an investor's agent, I will help you acquire the knowledge of the Silicon Valley neighborhood you are planning to invest in, identify under-valued homes, real estate portfolios (including bulk lots of single or multi-residential homes, town homes, condos, TLC and fixer uppers) or lands for sale in the Silicon Valley area of your choice and represent your interests with the goal to help you achieve the highest Return On Investment (ROI) possible.

As a Certified Short Sales & Foreclosure Specialist in Silicon Valley, I am able to assist you in dealing with and preventing the foreclosure or the short sale of your home. Alternatively, if you are looking to purchase short sales and REO properties for sale in San Jose or in Silicon Valley, I can assist you to increase your chances of getting your offer accepted.

If you are looking to rent a home in Silicon Valley, I am always available to help you with your search. Watch this news segment below on NBC News Bay Area from Scott Budman with the latest tips to accelerate your quest to find your dream rental home in Silicon Valley.


San Jose CA Real Estate Market
Market Trends in March 2015


After a year of stabilization in 2014, the San Jose Real Estate Market picked up significantly in Spring 2015 and  has been steadily on the rise since January 2015.
 
One one hand, housing inventory has barely recovered since the Holidays 2014 period (down 44% YoY) on the other hand, a population of motivated home buyers, including first home buyers, is definitely active all over the Bay Area wanting to take advantage of low interest rates, driving home prices always higher.

 

Here are some of the latest trends to watch on the San Jose Real Estate Market if you are currently considering selling or buying a home in San Jose, CA:
 
  • Median Sold Price for Single Family Homes and condos in San Jose has increased 8% YoY and reached a new peak at $705K in March 2015 (vs. $650K a year earlier);

  • Active Inventory of Single Family Homes and condos for sale in San Jose is down more than ever (-44% YoY) with about 550 homes for sale for the entire city of San Jose (vs. 890 a year ago);

  • Average Days on the Market (DOM) for Single Family Homes and condos sold in San Jose is down 10% YoY, at 20 days (vs. 23 days a year earlier);

  • Price Per Square Feet for sold Single Family Homes and condos in San Jose is up 12% YoY, just over $500 (vs. $415 one year ago), reaching a new high.

Overall, since January 2015, the San Jose Real Estate Market for both single family homes and condos has been very active. In spite of record prices for home sold, many homeowners in San Jose are still reluctant to sell, in particular for fear of not being able to find another suitable home. Click here for a complete overview of real estate market trends in San Jose, CA.

 
Mortgage Rates Trends in Silicon Valley
  Market Trends in March 2015


Since January 2015, mortgage rates in California have mostly followed a downward pattern, spiked around Mid-February but have been trending lower since. Home buyers with high credit scores can currently get a 30-year loan under 3.5%.

There is no doubt today that mortgage rates have never been so attractive as per the graph below from Freddie Mac which charts the 30-Year Fixed Rate Mortgage Average since 1970:




You can also find the latest mortgage and interest rates trends in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area on this page.

If you are interested in the latest weekly mortgage rates as well as historical mortgage trends, you can always check the Primary Mortgage Market Survey on the Freddie Mac website.

Do not hesitate to contact me for any further information and how current trends in interest and mortgage rates in California might impact your current or upcoming quest for your dream home in Silicon Valley in 2015.





Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR San Jose Real Estate Agent for Coldwell Banker

Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR San Jose Real Estate Agent for Coldwell Banker
Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR San Jose Realtor for Coldwell Banker

Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR Realtor for Coldwell Banker in San Jose CA
Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR Realtor for Coldwell Banker in San Jose

Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR Real Estate Agent for Coldwell Banker in San Jose CA
Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR Real Estate Agent for Coldwell Banker in San Jose CA

Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR Coldwell Banker Realtor in San Jose CA

Sophia Delacotte CDPE SFR Realtor in San Jose CA for Coldwell Banker
 


Terms of Use and Disclaimer: By using this real estate website which includes free and helpful tips for homeowners, home buyers, home sellers and real estate investors in San Jose in Silicon Valley as well as free information and useful information about single family houses, multi residential homes, condos, town homes, short sales, foreclosures, REOs, tax incentives and home buying programs for first time home buyers, you understand that the comments, analysis, data and links are provided on an informational basis only. I personally do not endorse or qualify any of the real estate links, products or programs brought to your attention. As a result I will not be held liable for any damages incurred using the information provided in any form on this website. © Sophia Delacotte, Coldwell Banker Realtor, Silicon Valley Realtor in Willow Glen, San Jose, CA, 30 March 2015.