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Unique Architecture and Picturesque Parks Draw Homeowners and Investors to Slater, Mountain View

Written by David Roberson, Esq. on . Posted in Landlords, Mountain View, Non-Owner Occupied Properties, Property Management, Silicon Valley Real Estate Investing, Uncategorized


The pleasantly quirky Slater neighborhood was built in the middle 1950s and is known for its diverse residential makeup and unique and varied architectural styles. When you live in Slater, your neighbors will be Google execs, young families and retirees who are the original owners of their homes. As you stroll along the wide, tree-lined streets, you will pass brick duplexes decorated with wagon wheels and charming bungalows reminiscent of farm houses. If you are looking for a distinctive non-cookie cutter community that is minutes from downtown, make sure to consider investing in Slater real estate.

Easy Access to Major Thoroughfares

One of the biggest things people want out of living in Mountain View, California is an easy commute to their jobs and the convenience of life. Slater delivers in spades. Situated between Highway 85, Central Expressway, East Middlefield Road and North Whisman Road, Slater is especially appealing to Google and Symantec employees. They can easily walk to work by crossing North Whisman Road. What could be better than having the ability to walk home at lunch to visit their families or let their dogs out?

Slater Is Peaceful and Serene, and That’s How Residents Like It

With downtown Mountain View and its restaurants, shops, pubs and clubs easily accessible by hopping on the Stevens Creek Trail, residents can be in the heart of all the action they want in minutes. What most want when they get home is serenity. Since the area closest to Slater’s borders is dominated by tech businesses, weekends in the neighborhood are quiet. If you are considering buying a Slater real estate investment property, that’s a wise move. Considering Slater has such a huge percentage of renters at approximately 65 percent, you will have no shortage of potential tenants who would love the flexibility of living within walking distance of where they work.

Green Spaces Galore

With three picturesque parks, Slater residents have plenty of reasons to get outside and enjoy Mountain View’s wonderful year-round climate. Whisman Park is located at the intersection of Easy Street and Middlefield Road and Devonshire Park on Devonshire Avenue. The crown jewel of the community is Creekside Park at 200 Easy Street, where residents enjoy picnics under the many trees, kids frolic on the play structure and walkers, joggers and bikers can access Stevens Creek Trail.

Whether you are a property owner researching rental property management companies in Mountain View or a renter looking for an amazing home in Slater or a similar neighborhood, contact us at Silicon Valley Property Management Group. We match owners of outstanding properties with quality tenants and handle the administrative tasks to provide both parties with a seamless, hassle-free experience.

David Roberson, Esq.


David Roberson, Esq.

David is a licensed real estate attorney, a licensed real estate broker, and has been involved in the real estate business since he graduated from college in 1986. David has personally been involved in hundreds of real estate transactions, has personally inspected over 2,500 residential properties, 12 million square feet of new commercial construction, and is an expert in 12 separate building code categories. David and his wife Shelly have owned a personal portfolio of investment properties in several states including the bay area since 1998. 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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