When traveling, we often use Yelp to find a fun local coffee shop with great reviews to get a flavor of the local vibe. It is fun to explore a town and not stick to the typical Starbucks for coffee.  While visiting Portland and Bend recently, we discovered two fun new cafes Bean and Tree in Portland (serves a delicious Lavender Latte) and Backporch Coffee Roasters...

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Did you know that SummerHill's very own Redwood Gate is located in Palo Alto? CNN Money.com Top Earning Towns article reports: Median Family Income (Per Year): $153, 615 Palo Alto is awash in high tech prosperity.  Stanford professors, Facebook engineers, and venture capitalist are all neighbors in the Silicon Valley Town. Natural beauty is another of its k...

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We are excited to have Satake Estates and Redwood Gate featured in a recent Green Homebuilder magazine! Check out the Green Homebuilder article here: http://www.summerhillhomes.com/green/GreenHomeBuilderSummerHill.pdf SummerHill believes in sustainable building.  It is an honor to be recognized for our efforts.   (more…)......

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Okay, it sounds a bit strange, but bear with me.   We recently bought a new piece of furniture and I was reminded about how differently animals perceive their surroundings. Our cat cautiously approached the new piece of furniture, slowly walked around it, then under it before hopping onto it.   (more…)......

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at Village Square. The final building is nearly finished at Village Square.  Check it out! The homes in the building shown above are all about (more…)......

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Rosewood Sold Out!

We've sold out of another community - Rosewood in Fremont. The sales in the past few months were record breaking with new homeowners looking to get in before the opportunity passed.  We sold the final Gables home last month. Our Satake Estates community is also selling out quickly with the final few homes available now. (more…)......

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'Smart' thermostats to get test run in Texas - would you like a thermostat that adjusts based on the weather? Ready to install a pool at Satake Estates? Check out these green pool ideas from Smart Money: Green Pools Make a Splash Want to deck out a media center in a small space?  Check out these ideas from Wired: http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/06/ff_m...

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California has already received an estimated 7,750 applications and reservations for the  California New Home Tax Credit!  They're estimating that 70% of the estimated total requested credit is already reaching over $50 million.  Unfortunately, they haven't finished updating their computer system, so these are all estimates for now.  Time is certainly of t...

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Tom and Zoe keep sharing just how close Satake Estates is to all the action - this summer is no exception! Enjoy all these fun activities when you visit Satake Estates in Mountain View: Entertainment on Castro Street – Thursday Night Live Los Altos Art & Wine - July 10th and July 11th Farmer’s Market in Mountain View & Los Altos ......

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