Joseph Bedodo Residential & Commercial Real Estate

Local Resources

Take a look at some of the great things San Jose and Campbell have to offer. These resources are designed to help you move and get settled, and to acquaint you with the area after your move.

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Affordable Housing
  City of Campbell Building / Housing Division - City of Campbell Affordable Housing Programs
  California Housing Finance Agency-Cal HFA - Affordable housing is our Business
  City of San Jose Department of Housing - Affordable Housing programs for First Time Home Buyers; Teachers Home Buyer programs and more.
Area Information
  Local Information - research local area info, stats, and events
Bay Area Counties
  Alameda County - Official county website
  Bay Area Counties - Association of Bay Area Counties
  Contra Costa County - Official county website
  Marin County - Official county website
  Napa County - Official county website
  San Francisco County - Official county website
  San Mateo County - Official county website
  Santa Clara County - Official county website
  Solano County - Official county website
  Solano County - Official county website
  Sonoma County - Official county website
Buyer and Seller Guides
  Chicago Title, Information on Title and Escrow - Click here and then on the Chicago Title tab to access Chicago Title information on subjects related to title and escrow.
County of Santa Clara
  Department of Planning & Development - Planning Office
  Property Tax Info -
  San Jose Permits -
  Santa Clara County Office of Education -
  Santa Clara County Recorders Office -
Children
  Child Quest International Inc. - Child Quest International is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the prevention and recovery of missing, abused, and exploited children.
  Crime Reports - San Jose Police Dpt. Crime Reports
  FBI- Crimes Against Children - FBI- Crimes Against Children-National Sex Offender Public Registry Website
Do Not Call Info
  Do Not Call Info - National Do Not Call registry
Demographics
  AreaVibes - Find the best places to live.
  County Lookup - Find the county of any US town
  County map in California -
  Crime Reports - San Jose Police Dpt. Crime Reports
  Demographics per Zip code - Use this link to obtain demographics of an area based on its zip code.
  Demographics per zip code- Census.gov - Enter your ZIP code to see US Census data and demographics
  Melissa Data - Look Up, US addresses, Canadian addresses, Everything Zip Code, Maps & Aerial views.
  People Finder -
  Santa Clara County Zip Code Map -
  Zip Code Lookup - Find a zip codes of cities
Exchanging an Investment Property
  IPX 1031 - Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc.
Employment
  Craigs List - San Francisco Bay Area Employment
  Indeed Job Search -
  Silicon Valley Companies - This will take you to a site that has the list of many Silicon Valley companies and their website.
  Testa International - Testa SOLAR jobs
Entertainment
  Broadway San Jose -
  California Fairs & Festivals -
  Carmel By The Sea - What's happening in Carmel
  Center for the Performing Arts -
  Children's Musical Theater -
  City of San Jose Entertainment - Attractions, Museums, Sports, Venues
  Discover Los Gatos - Discover Los Gatos, Saratoga and the Mountain Wineries
  Downtown Campbell Entertainment -
  Local Concerts -
  More than 125 things to do in Bay Area -
  Opera San Jose -
  Out & About - Arts & Entertainment, Home & Garden Health & Fitness in Valley
  Palo Alto Entertainment - Palo Alto Hotels, Restaurants, Arts, Culture & Night Life
  Palo Alto Online -
  Redwood City Events - Downtown redwood City Events
  Redwood City Movies on the Square -
  Rotten Tomatoes - Rotten Tomatoes by Flixter. Movie Reviews
  San Francisco City Guide - San Francisco Entertainment Guide
  San Francisco Gate - San Francisco Bay Area Events
  San Jose Jazz - Find out about different Jazz performances in San Jose
  San Jose Rep - The Mission of the San Jose Repertory Theatre is to engage, entertain and inspire people
  Stanford University Event Calendar -
  The Flint Center -
  The Fox Theatre -
  The Stanford Theater - The Stanford Theater first opened in 1925, and it served for decades as Palo Alto's premier movie house.
  Things to do in California and San Francisco -
For Rent
  Hot Pads.com - A place to find rentals
Foreclosure Info_SCC
  Fannie Mae Forclosed Properties - Here is the list of Fannie Mae foreclosed properties per area
  HotPads - The place to find: For rent, For Sale & Foreclosures
  The Blue Sheet - Resource for the Real Estate investor interested in foreclosure properties.
Home Owners Association
  HOA - Home Owners Association - The Davis-Stirling Act applies to all common interest developments in California.
Home Owners Insurance Services
  Farmers Insurance - Candice Salcedo Insurance Services
Home Staging
  All in place 4 you - Help with your move, DeClutter, Down Size, Staging etc.
  Panacea Homestaging -
Home Products & Services
  Viking Door - Doors and Hardware products
  Factory Direct Carpets - Guaranteed Installations! Free Estimates!
  ESC Design - ECS Design, Inc. is an insured and California-licensed general contractor company.
  All in place 4 you - Help with your move, DeClutter, Down Size, Stage
  All in place 4 you - Help with your move, DeClutter, Down Size, Stage
Insurance Services
  Emerald Hills Insurance Services - Insurance Services & Employee Benefits
  Farmers Insurance - Candice Salcedo Insurance Agency
Legal
  Stats Bar of California -
  Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara -
Local Businesses in Your Area
  Find local Businesses based on zip codes - Type in the business category and the zip code to find the local businesses.
  San Jose Business Database - Business License Check. City of San Jose
Local Weather
  Local Weather - forecasts, weather patterns, radars....
Loan Modification Resource
  Home Value upside down? Can you Refinance? Avoid Foreclosure - If you are a homeowner who is current on your mortgage payments but unable to refinance to a lower interest rate because your home value has decreased, you may be able to refinance.
My Friends in the Business World
  Adem's Test Only - [Test Only Smog Station] - Adem Aybar- 408-279-1313-
  Aguilera & Associates - Mike Aguilers - Training-Consulting-Coaching
  ALKAR Intl.- Gift Solutions - [Executive & Promotional Gifts]Alan Jones
  Allan Verret Design - [Vehicle Wraps] File Sharing, StorSigns, Building Wraps
  Arseen Autobody - [Collision Repair] The largest auto repair and collision center west of Mississippi with 20 years of experience
  Bank Of America Loans - Carey Atwood, Mortgage consultant with with a proven track of success record, helping buyers with their mortgage needs.
  Community Association DataSource - [Home Owners Associations] Documents review & analysis
  Emerald Hills Insurance Services - [Insurance Services] Providing Cost Effective Simplified Employee Benefits
  Empower Internet Services - Internet Consultant - Website Development / Search Engine Optimization & Marketing.
  Law Offices of Richard Mac Bride - [Law offices] Richard Mac Bride - J.D., M.B.A
  TeleSource - [Telecommunications]-Project Management Services
Maps
  County Look Up - Look Up county of a city or town
  Mapquest - maps, driving directions, road trip planner....
News
  MarketWatch.com - Business & Real Estate News
Networking
  BizNik - Business networking site.
  Linked-In - Over 40 million professionals use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas and opportunities
  Successful Thinkers, Santa Clara Chapter - Successful Thinkers Network is a group of like minded and committed individuals who believe people will buy or use product / service from people they know,like, and trust.
  Campbell Chamber - Campbell Chamber of commerce
  Sunnyvale Chamber - Sunnyvale Chamber of commerce
  Silicon Valley Capital Club - A place to network and socialize with like minded people.
  Cupertino Chamber - Cupertino Chamber of commerce
  Santa Clara Chamber - Santa Clara Chamber of commerce
  San Jose Chamber of Commerce - San Jose Cahmber of Commerce
  Every Circle - A portal to network and share information.
  Workit - Business Networking Events & Resources
  RYZE - Business Networking Source
Official City Websites and School Information
  City of Campbell - City of Campbell website
  City of Cupertino - City of Cupertino website
  City of Morgan Hill - City of Morgan Hill website
  City of Mountain View - City of Mountain View website
  City of San Jose - City of San Jose website.
  City of Santa Clara - City of Santa Clara website
  City of Sunnyvale - City of Sunnyvale website
  Town of Los Gatos - Town of Los Gatos website
Property Management
  National Association of Property Manager - Find a property manager in a zip code.
  Real Source Prop Mngmnt Inc. -
Property & Termite Inspections
  Insight Home Services - Property Inspection Service
Real Estate
  California Department of Real Estate -
  Learn about MOLD - Visit the EPA webpage to get info on MOLD related issues
  SCCAOR - Santa Clara County Association of Realtors
  WCR- Women's Council Of REALTORs - We are a network of successful REALTORS┬« empowering women to exercise their potential as entrepreneurs and industry leaders.
Rent Control Information
  Cities with Rent Control - Link to Rent Control ordinances of different cities
Rental Information
  Apartment list - Locate available apartments by zip code.
  Rental Information - Get an estimate on rental rates for any property.
Relocation Links
  National Weather - find weather info anywhere in the US
  New Resident Packet - City Library, Parks, SJ Government, Transportation etc.
  Official City Websites - find area info websites across the world!
Restaurants & Cafes: My favorite places to eat
  Bill's Cafe in Willow Glen -
  Bongo Burger -
  Cafe Barrone -
  Cafe La Tartine -
  Carpaccio -
  Cascal -
  Frankie Johnnie & Luigo Too -
  Gumba's Cafe -
  Kyoto Palace -
  Maccaroni Grill -
  Patxi's Chicago Pizza -
  Willow Street Pizza -
  Zorbas Deli Cafe -
Road Conditions
  Road Conditions - California Department of Transportation
Santa Clara County School Districts
  Alum Rock Union Elementary - 408-928-6800
  Berryessa Union Elementary - 408-923-1800
  Cambrian Union Elementary - 408-377-2103
  Campbell Union Elementary - 408-364-4200
  Campbell Union High School District - 408-371-0960
  Cupertino Union School District - 408-252-3000
  East Side Union High School - 408-347-5000
  Evergreen School Ditrict - 408-270-6800
  Franklin-McKinley School District - 408-283-6006
  Fremont Union School - 408-522-2200
  Gilroy Unified School District - 408-847-2700
  Lakeside Joint School District - 408-354-2372
  Loma Prieta Joint Union - 408-353-1101
  Los Altos School District - 650-947-1150
  Los Gatos Union Elementary - 408-335-2000
  Luther Burbank School District - 408-295-2450
  Metropolitan Education District - 408-723-6464
  Milpitas Unified School District - 408-945-2300
  Montebello School District - 408-867-3618
  Moreland School District - 408-874-2900
  Morgan Hill Unified School District - 408-201-6023
  Mount Pleasant School District - 408-223-3700
  Mountain View / Whisman School District - 650-526-3500
  Oak Grove Elementary School District - 408-227-8300
  Palo Alto Unified School District - 650-329-3700
  San Jose Unified School District - 408-535-6000
  Santa Clara Unified School District - 408-423-2000
  Saratoga Union School District - 408-867-3424
  Sunnvale Elementary School District - 408-522-8200
  Union Elementary School District - 408-377-8010
State Of California
  California Secretary Of State - Secretary of State website
  California Seismic Safety Commission -
  California State Association of Counties -
Sacramento County
  Sacramento County - Sacramento County official website
Santa Clara County
  Santa Clara County Utilities - Santa Clara County Utility Guide
Silicon Valley
  Silicon Valley Companies - This site will give you the list of all high tech companies and their job postings
  Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance - The Alliance is a regional partnership of economic development professionals bringing together public and private resources to ensure the success of Silicon Valley businesses.
Schools
  Alameda County School Districts - Contact Information
  Alameda County School Districts - Alameda County Office of Education
  School API -
  School district of a Property- Alameda -
  School district of a Property- Santa Clara - Find out the school district of a property.
  School Information - free school profiles
  School Ratings - This link will provide you with the API ratings for different schools in different zip codes
  State dept. of education - school reports, statistics, demographics....
  WASC Accreditation - Western Association of Schools & Colleges-Check to see if a school is WASC Accredited. Learn what WASC Accreditation is.
San Jose & Bay Area miscellaneous
  Bay Area Concerts -
  Crime Reports - San Jose police Dept. Crime Reports
  Entertainment - Attractions, Museums, Sports, Venues
  Mountain Winery -
  San Jose Bay Area Attraction - Things to do in Bay Area
  San Jose International Aireport - Mineta San Jose International Airport-SJC
Travel & Vacation
  Ski destinations and discount lift tickets - Search for discounts on ski lift tickets
Tax Information
  First-time homeowners - Tax Information for First-Time Homeowners
  Homeowner deductions information - IRS Frequently asked questions
  How to report moving expenses - IRS Document-Reporting moving expenses
  Prop 60 - Transferring your property tax to a new property. Within Santa Clara County.
  Prop 90 - Transferring your property tax to a new property. Santa Clara to other counties.
  Property Tax - Supplemental Tax Explained by SCC Tax Collector - Assessor Larry Stoned explains how property tax and supplemental tax is calculated and collected.
  Selling your home - IRS Tax Tip
  Your Property Tax Info - View and/or pay your Santa Clara County Secured Property Taxes for the current fiscal year.
Title Company
  Chicago Title Company - Buyers and Sellers Resources- Legal documents ( Grant Deeds, Affidavits, Deeds of trust etc.)
Tax Assessors Offices
  Alameda County - Alameda County Tax Collectors Office
  Contra Costa County - Contra Costs County Tax Collectors Office
  Marine County - Marin County Tax Collectors Office
  Merced County - Merced County Tax Collector Office
  Napa County - Napa County Tax Collectors Office
  Sacramento County - Sacramento County Tax Collector
  Santa Clara County - Santa Clara County Tax Assessors Office
  Sonoma County - Sonoma County Tax Collectors Office
Traffic & Gas price info:
  gasbuddy.com - Search for Local Gas Prices
  Live Traffic info - Live traffic conditions in your area
  Road Conditions - Division of Traffic Operations - Road Information - California Highway Information
Travel
  California State Parks - California State Parks - Camping
  International travel - A Service of the Bureau of Consular Affairs. Country Specific Information, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings
Websites that might interest you:
  Gasbuddy - Search for Local Gas Prices
  Free Conference Call - The name speaks for itself.
  Slydian - Get connected directly to someone's voice mail
  Beat the traffic - Live traffic conditions in your area
Flood Resources
  Flood Related issues -
  Governemet info on Flood - Learn about flood insurance, flood risk and tips for home owners.
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