Charming, cozy, diverse and, above all else, affordable, houses for sale in Ventura are in high demand. The fact that this quaint community of single family homes, townhomes, apartments, and small independent shops and restaurants is between the CalTrain railroad tracks and El Camino Real means residents accommodate some traffic noise. Over time, the urban sounds simply become part of a fabric of their lives and they and their bank accounts benefit from being open-minded. Palo Alto remains one of the most sought-after cities in the world due to the allure of Stanford University, the high-tech companies that have formed the foundation of Silicon Valley, the cultural diversity, the year-round temperate climate, and the seemingly endless opportunities for individuals, families, and companies to make their way here – and Ventura Palo Alto is right in the middle.
Ventura represents an ideal opportunity for people to afford a home in the Silicon Valley and send their children to top-rated Palo Alto schools without living beyond their means. Home ownership and home rentals hare are in high demand. Lovely homes here can be snapped up sometimes for less than $1 million, and any Palo Alto real estate agent will agree that in these parts, that is a bargain. Monthly rents are far more manageable here than in most surrounding areas – ask any knowledgeable property management professional. Residents who lock in a home or rental here tend to be thrilled to be able to live in such a coveted location.
From the Michelin Star-rated Baumé to cozy taquerias that generate enticing aromas beckoning in hungry passersby, Ventura represents a Silicon Valley melting pot. A stroll away from the farmer’s market and California Ave.’s quaint boutiques, residents here appreciate exploring and learning about different cultures and ways of life. A new bike-commuting route that has been created along Park Blvd. has made that even more convenient. This neighborhood is a great bargain while getting all the benefits of being anywhere else in Palo Alto.
Known as “The People’s Neighborhood,” the vibe here is one of inclusion and tolerance for all ages and ethnicities. The active Ventura Neighborhood Association keeps neighbors in the loop and watches out for the best interests of this diverse community. The annual block party is a much-anticipated, well-attended event. While many long-time Ventura residents admit that they moved to this neighborhood because it was the only one in the area they could afford, they say they have stayed through the years and decades because of its close-knit warm, feel.
Affordable Neighborhoods like Ventura are in High Demand by Renters
The Palo Alto real estate market is booming, and indications are that this will continue as more people head to the area for outstanding location, quality of life, and employment opportunities. Moreover, as Stanford University and Silicon Valley technology companies continue to lead the way Ventura only stands to ride the coattails. If you are interested in capitalizing on this trend by investing in one or more rental homes in Ventura, contact us. You can trust Silicon Valley Property Management Group with all of your Silicon Valley property management needs. Being an investment property owner does not have to mean big headaches if you use the right property manager!
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.