In the words of the hit sitcom theme song, “Green Acres is the place to be!” While the Palo Alto version of Green Acres is far removed from the TV show’s “farm livin’,” living in Green Acres in Palo Alto is just as idyllic. As a matter of fact, the current neighborhood is on a site that used to house sprawling citrus orchards, so city conveniences truly do meet country charm here in Green Acres. This neighborhood has all the features that families look for in a full service neighborhood. It’s walking distance to the amazing public schools, it is bordered and well-defined, and it has shopping and restaurants all within minutes.
The community of Green Acres comprises three distinct sections (Green Acres I, II, and III.) All share a border with Arastradero Road yet remain free of vehicular traffic and noise. In other words, Green Acres is convenient to a main thoroughfare, yet feels as serene and peaceful as if it were far removed from the city’s hustle and bustle. Besides the tranquility and outstanding location, Green Acres is a coveted spot due to the retention of its homes’ post World War II charm. The homes for sale in Green Acres range from quaint bungalows to ranch homes; however, slowly the older housing stock is being replaced by larger, more grand homes which is continuing to drive appreciation in the up direction. Palo Alto Orchards makes up the third section of Green Acres and is located on the east side of Arastradero Road.
A wistful dream of many parents is to be able to walk their kids to school, conversing with friends and neighbors along the way. Green Acres delivers that reality, as top Palo Alto public schools are located steps from homes in the neighborhood. There are many must-haves for those seeking to invest in the Palo Alto real estate market, and great schools top the list year after year.
Green Acres Yields Green for Smart Palo Alto Real Estate Investors
Just as people are lining up to buy homes in Green Acres, others are lining up to find quality rental properties here. Many families are anxious to send their children to the best public schools in the area. Not all are able to afford to buy a home in this pricey real estate market. What do they do? They compromise and rent a home in a neighborhood like Green Acres with top-tier schools.
As an investor, buying property in Green Acres is smart because families who rent here for the excellent schools tend to remain in their rental homes for the long-term, so they don’t have to uproot their school-aged children. As an investment, this means a steady, uninterrupted income flow without the inconvenience of having to search for new tenants year after year.
Stanford University, Silicon Valley technology, and cultural diversity provide a broad foundation for continue appreciation and long-term equity building. Palo Alto real estate will continue to provide investors a great opportunity to invest and hold. If you are ready to make a smart investment in Green Acres, contact us at Silicon Valley Property Management Group (SVPMG). We provide a comprehensive array of Silicon Valley property management services so you can be as involved or as uninvolved with your tenants as you want to be. Make a smart investment in Green Acres and in the reliable SVPMG!
If you are in need of a property manager for your Palo Alto income property, or if you’re considering purchasing income property in Palo Alto, please consider Silicon Valley Property Management Group. Please read about the unique advantage we bring our Palo Alto property management clients. With a real estate agent, a real estate attorney and a real estate developer on staff, we are also uniquely qualified to assist with your real estate search and purchase needs anywhere in the Silicon Valley (see our staff page for our qualifications).
David currently is the broker/owner of Silicon Valley Property Management Group (SVPMG) which manages 150+ client properties on the San Francisco Peninsula.Trust, transparency, and performance guarantees are the foundation of SVPMG. David challenges anyone to find a PM company that offers services similar to the extensive education, customer service, and performance guarantees provided by SVPMG.
David also provides consulting for his clients on property development feasibility, construction, and complex real estate transactions.
David has authored a published law review article, two real estate books, and over 120 real estate blog articles.
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