Search the SANTA CLARA County MLS (Multiple Listing Service) for YOUR castle by clicking on the link below:
Santa Clara County MLS
To search the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) for homes for sale in Santa Clara, click on the link to the Santa Clara County MLS, located above. To search the MLS for homes for sale in some OTHER San Francisco bay area county, scroll down to the yellow box at the bottom of the page and click on the appropriate link.
Santa Clara is the third most populous city in Santa Clara County, with a population of about 110,000 people. Santa Clara is an unusual mix of fun, commerce, and education. The city borders major job centers in San Jose and Sunnyvale, as well. Santa Clara dates way back to 1777, when the original Spanish Mission Santa Clara was built. Santa Clara is home to Santa Clara University, a Jesuit school. Santa Clara's strong business sector has paid off in terms of massive revenues that have allowed the city to build lots of parks and recreation facilities -- about 30 in total, in fact. The police station is ENORMOUS, and looks more like a palace than a police station. Santa Clara offers an excellent mix of recreation, employment, and education. The city dates back to 1777, when the original Spanish mission was erected. It is home to Santa Clara University, a Jesuit school. The commute is decent because there are routes to employers in all directions, and also because Santa Clara itself is home to many employers in many industries. Many cities claim to want businesses in their town, but Santa Clara followed through, and got major high tech employers like Intel, Sun Microsystems, Cisco, 3Com, Applied Materials, Nortel, Synoptics, and many, many more. As a result of the massive tax base from these and other firms, Santa Clara has the money to get things done. There are over 30 parks and playgrounds in this city -- spread all over town. You don't see potholes in the roads or other little items that many cities tend to neglect due to financial constraints. What started as a military industrial center during World War II and then became a bedroom community for returning veterans wanting to buy homes under the G.I. Bill has gradually blossomed into a Silicon Valley giant with much to offer its residents. In 2004, the California State Census counted 41,195 residential housing units in Santa Clara, of which 18,245 were single family detached houses, 3,712 were single family attached homes, and 19,840 were apartments, condos, or townhouses. 109 were mobile homes. Reach the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce at 408-244-8244. Baron & Chestney Real Estate offers full service discount real estate brokers who will sell your Santa Clara home for a total real estate commission of 2% to 4% only. Buying a home? Call a Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount realtor first! Our home buyer rebate program will get you a real estate rebate of up to 2% of the purchase price of the home, after close of escrow. For ALL of your Santa Clara real estate needs, call a Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount broker, today!
Santa Clara is home to many Silicon Valley employers. Years ago, the city made a plan to be very business-friendly, and it has stuck to that plan firmly over the years. The schools are good, the commute is good, and the crime rates are low. Santa Clara lends its name to a university, as well as to the county itself. Seventy percent of all the homes in Santa Clara were built between 1950 and 1980, a major period of growth for the city. On the average, homes are more upscale and pricey than in neighboring San Jose. Baron & Chestney Real Estate offers full service discount commission real estate brokers that will sell your Santa Clara home for a TOTAL realtor commission of 2% to 4%. Buying a Santa Clara home? Call a Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount real estate broker first! Our home buyer rebate program will get you a realtor rebate of up to 2% of the purchase price of the home, after close of escrow. Whether buying a home, selling a home, or BOTH, a Baron & Chestney Real Estate discount broker will save you THOUSANDS in real estate commissions on your next realty transaction!