Situated in San Mateo County, East Palo Alto is a suburb of San Jose with a population of around 30,000. Due to the rising popularity of Silicon Valley, many of its nearby cities started to rapid increases in living expenses and properties. However, East Palo Alto is considered to be one of the safe havens that are not affected by these issues.
There is a high demand for houses for sale in East Palo Alto because of its proximity to neighboring cities and the top companies in Silicon Valley, such as Facebook and Google. On the east side of the town lies the San Francisco Bay, which offers paths for biking and walking along the shoreline to view the vast surrounding wetlands.
Every day, there are more new houses for sale in East Palo Alto due to many homes being renovated and new housing developments being built. Residents from the upscale Palo Alto tend to visit East Palo Alto to do some shopping and visit. Due to the rising number of people entering, new supermarkets, stores, bars, and other businesses are opening up. As such, amenities are permanently close by, and there are many attractions to see as well.
The Caltrain shuttle service offers its services to take residents to the station in Palo Alto. This provides easy access to other cities using the faster Caltrain. If you want to visit the surrounding areas, you will most likely need a car to get around. Downtown Palo Alto is a 10-minute drive away, Google is 15 minutes, and Facebook 8 minutes. You will be able to drive to San Mateo within 20 minutes, and San Francisco will take around 40 minutes to get there.
There are 14 schools in total in East Palo Alto. Aspire East Palo Alto Charter is rated among the best in the area, and it covers all grades from Elementary to High school. KIPP Valiant Community Prep is also good until middle school. For high school, there is another option with East Palo Alto Academy as well. These are all the public schools in the area.
Of the 14, 3 are private schools if that is what you prefer. Of these, the best rated would be Eastside College Preparatory School. This school sees almost 100% of its students going on to attend a four-year university. There is a range of good colleges close by that would be perfect for these high school graduates. Menlo College, Stanford, and Cañada College are all within 10 miles of East Palo Alto.
Due to the closeness to big companies, you will find many of the people living in East Palo Alto will be working in one of these companies. You are also likely to see many famous people and celebrities around the area as they visit from Palo Alto or are driving by to Silicon Valley. With the rise in its popularity, you could even find famous people purchasing one of the many houses for sale in East Palo Alto.
Use Milad Real Estate to help you find the best houses for sale in East Palo Alto. You can contact us via phone or by email with any questions. We are veteran real estate agents who want to help you find your dream homes.
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