Carol Carnevale • DRE# 00946687 • 650.465.5958
Nicole Aron • DRE# 00952657 • 650.740.7954
Palo Alto Homes and Real Estate Sales
The Palo Alto real estate market is one of the most dynamic in the United States. Whether you are buying or selling a home, you need to be armed with the facts so that you can make quick, informed decisions about the purchase or sale of homes.
There are thirteen distinct neighborhoods in Palo Alto, and within them some smaller communities that have unique characteristics such as a common original developer. North Palo Alto includes the neighborhoods of Downtown, Professorville, Community Center, Crescent Park, Green Gables and Old Palo Alto. South Palo Alto includes College Terrace, Ventura, Midtown, South Palo Alto, Green Acres and Barron Park. The Palo Alto Hills neighborhood has larger parcels of land and is more remote. There are a variety of home styles and no matter where you live in Palo Alto, there is a great sense of community.
Real Estate Market Facts
Some key market indicators based on Multiple Listing Service statistics for Single Family Homes in Palo Alto through 2017 are:
A unique aspect of home ownership in Palo Alto is the solid appreciation seen over the years. The average home price in 2007 was $1,716,902, and at year-end 2017 it is an astounding $3,522,344!
For homeowners who prefer shared maintenance, there are a number of condominium and townhome options located throughout Palo Alto. For 2017 the statistics are as follows:
Just as with Single Family homes, condominiums and townhouses have also enjoyed excellent appreciation. The average price in 2007 was $765,922 compared to $1,562,892 in 2017.
No matter your housing preference, Palo Alto offers a wide array of housing options and styles.
Quality of Life
We are often asked about the factors that drive this remarkable real estate market. Of course, there is the underlying economic principle of supply and demand, but beyond that people continue to be attracted to Palo Alto for its:
Palo Alto is truly the city where anything is possible!
Navigating the Palo Alto market requires knowledge and understanding. We can provide you with the facts you need and additionally, based on over 30 years of experience selling homes in Palo Alto, we have deep roots and connections that we can leverage for you in creative ways. Some of the most gratifying real estate experiences have been presenting opportunities for our clients, both sellers and buyers, based on personal connections and knowledge of the real estate market.
Contact us to put our knowledge and creativity to work for you!