Category: Real Estate Trends

Map of homesites and Plans for Enclave at Waverly Park. This new construction in the former Pumpkin Patch land on Grant Road in Mountain View CA features 53 single family luxury homes on 8000 sq ft and larger lots. Homes are approximately 2400 square feet to 2800 square feet. Some homes have a separate "casita" guest house. Read More

This Eichler home on De Soto Dr. in Palo Alto CA was gorgeously updated by a clever Japanese Architect. It feels like a newly built home in the common areas. They didn't go overboard though, the bedroom wing is essentially the same. Read More

Menlo Park Real Estate continues to be an outstanding place to have a real estate investment or home, particularly in neighborhoods that have either the high scoring Las Lomitas Schools or the excellent Menlo Park City Schools. Since 1998 an averaged price home in Menlo Park has gone from $665,329.00 to $1,436,329.00: a real estate home appreciation increase of 215% over 10 years! Downtown Menlo Park is a big draw, with the greatest appreciation in the very desirable Downtown Menlo Park and Allied Arts Neighborhoods. The "Starbucks effect" can be seen in that home buyers crave an easy walk to a diversified, yet charming downtown district for meals out, simple errands and even grocery shopping. The following chart shows us that while prices have been trending upwards, appreciation was flat in 2007. You can see detailed home appreciation charts at graphs for all area cities by clicking on Market Trends. Read More