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How Can I Buy a House Near Stanford University?


Stanford is a great place to live for faculty, researchers, alumni, entrepreneurs, start-up owners and anyone else who wants to be part of the excitement of Silicon Valley. Many people wish to be close to Stanford for work or educational reasons. Others have children who plan to attend Stanford or want to rent rooms to students to assist with their mortgage.

Whatever the reason, homes for sale in Stanford, CA, are a great buy right now. Stanford is not only within commuting distance of many major tech companies in the Silicon Valley and San Francisco, but it is also a great area to live for those who enjoy a vibrant community with culture, restaurants, and outdoor activities.

What are your options for living near Stanford?

Are You Qualified for Stanford Properties for Sale?

Stanford, CA, is its own community with its own zip code. The majority of Stanford residents are renters, but there are some single-family homes in Stanford. It may be possible for faculty or staff to purchase on-campus Stanford properties for sale based on a specific contract that differs from the standard residential sale contract. However, you can still engage a licensed real estate agent to help you with this process.

Palo Alto Homes

Although Stanford University admits it is a “community unto itself,” it also “calls the City of Palo Alto home.” Students can walk to downtown Palo Alto and it is a great place for faculty, researchers and others who wish to be close to the university. Palo Alto homes provide access to the best of both worlds with the university and Silicon Valley in close proximity.

What Are the Best Palo Alto Neighborhoods Near Stanford?


This is the original neighborhood for Standford professors who started building their homes here at the turn of the century. As a result, it has a historic feel and is predominantly single-family homes.

Crescent Park:

This beautiful neighborhood is near the university, Palo Alto’s downtown and major commuter networks.

University South:

Walkable and close to downtown, this is one of the most vibrant university neighborhoods.

Stanford University is not only a world-renowned institution, but it is also home to some of the most desirable Silicon Valley homes for sale. Contact a realtor to help you find the perfect property near Stanford University.

Aria Vatankhah
Founder of Milad Real Estate
Real Estate Broker/Attorney at Law.
"Our focus is on YOU, to help you achieve your real estate goals."

Phone: 650-799-8168
Fax: 650-391-9615
Email: aria@miladrealestate.com

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