Brady and Son Realty

A Real Estate Team from Keller Williams Silicon City

Fulfilling Dreams, one Home at a Time.

Whether you are selling, buying, or investing, our goal is to meet your Real Estate needs so well that you recommend us to your family and friends.

2221 Oakland Road #268, San Jose, CA 95131

Phone: 408-868-8052

Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara Convention Center

Santa Clara Area Profile


Business and Economy:

City Government

The City of Santa Clarais governed by a city council comprised of 7 members (6 plus the mayor) elected to staggered 4-year terms. The Mayor is elected also to a 4-year term. The government itself is managed by a City Manager.

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Things to Do in and around Santa Clara




  • Baylands Park, 999 E. Caribbean Drive
  • Santa Clara Swim Center
  • Santa Clara Soccer Center


Parks and Rec:

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Mountain Biking


Theater, Concerts, and Museums

Area Theater and Concert Venues and Organizations:

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Dining and Shopping in Santa Clara

Places to Eat:

There are a number of restaurants in downtown Santa Clara and across the area that range from casual dining to formal, with cuisine from around the world.


Places to Shop:

  • Westfield Valley Fair – 2855 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Square –  2795 Augustine DriveSanta, Santa Clara
  • Franklin Square – 1100-1300 Franklin St, Santa Clara
  • Rivermark Village – 3945 Rivermark Plaza, Santa Clara

Education Opportunities in Santa Clara

K-12 Schools Serving Santa Clara

Public schools include links to ratings on; private schools include links to their website.


Higher Education

Santa Clara Real Estate Market

Santa Clara City Real Estate Price Trends
Santa Clara Real Estate Trends: Average Sales Price and Average Sales to List Price Ratio by Month

The graph above shows average sales price and sales price to list price ratio for sales in Sunnyvale over the past 12 months. Prices in the City of Santa Clara declined in the later half od 2019 as did most of the County. In 2020, prices began climbing in anticipation of a strong selling season, then COVID-19 restrictions hit in march. Unlike most of the County, Santa Clara seemed to shrug off the impacts, with prices declining only slightly.

The red line indicates the average sale price to list price ratio. Here we see bidding peaking at about 8% above list prior to COVID, though demand is still strong enough to keep prices up.

City of Santa Clara Residential Sales by Price Range
Santa Clara City Real Estate Trends: Sales by Price Range for the past 12 months

The histogram above breaks down the past 12 months in Santa Clara homes sales by price range. Here we see two peaks in the market: single family homes between $1,200,000 and $1,600,000, and condo/townhouses from $600,000 to $1,000,000.

City of Santa Clara Average Days on Market by Price Range
Santa Clara Real Estate: 6-month Average: Days to Sell versus Price Range

The second rule of real estate after Location: Timing. Buyers and Sellers need to understand the time trends in the market. 

Sellers need to be aware of how long it might take to sell their home. Many variables affect this time, not the least of which is list price. Demand is keeping time on market low for all but the highest price category where four homes took 78 days or more to sell.

For the buyers, it is important to understand how fast you have to move – not just in responding to a home you like, but in how frequently you need to check the market and how quickly you need to make arrangements to view the home.

Here we see that, on average, Santa Clara homes in most price brackets sold in about 3 weeks and less; however, these statistics are corrupted by the COVID-19 reaction that stopped counting days on market during the shelter-in-place.

Understanding Price is imperative both form the Seller’s and Buyer’s perspectives.

For the seller, pricing too high can be disastrous. Buyers will focus their attention on lower-priced listings first. So can pricing so low that buyers wonder what is wrong with the property.

Much the current Silicon Valley Market is deliberately priced low to spark interest, often resulting in multiple offers driving the price up as evidenced by the ratios over 100%. 

Here we see that homes in most categories sold between 3.7 and 7.3% above list, indicating strong demand in the mission city.

City of Santa Clara Average Sales to List Price Ratio by Price Range
Santa Clara Real Estate: 6-month Average Sale Price to List Price Ratio by Price Range

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