Homes For Sale In Palo Alto, CA

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Palo Alto, CA Real Estate Market Overview

Browse 72 homes for sale in Palo Alto, CA. View properties, photos, nearby real estate with school and housing market information. The inventory of homes for sale in Palo Alto, CA between April 2023 and May 2023 increased by 6.3%. While the average time on the market in May 2023 was 29 days, the median list price was $3,093,333. Over 28 listings were sold over their listed price in May 2023 in Palo Alto, CA. In the same period over 17 listings were sold below the listed price and 4 listings were sold for the listed price.

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Living In Palo Alto, CA

What is it like to live in Palo Alto, California?

Palo Alto is located in Santa Clara County, California. There are roughly 66,551 residents, living in 27,318 households. The average temperature for Palo Alto this time of the year is low of 53F and high of 76F. On average, Palo Alto gets about 0.18 inches of precipitation in June. Most residents are home owners (55%), have a post secondary degree (52%) and are single, no kids (41%).

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What type of housing is available in Palo Alto, California?

In Palo Alto, around 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around 60% of the units in the city and 40% are rented. This city experienced its biggest construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this era.

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What are the advantages of living in Palo Alto, California?

The character of Palo Alto is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This city is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to the airport (Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County), Junipero Serra Freeway, Bayshore Freeway or the railway line. Finally, reaching public green spaces in the city, such as Greer Park and Mitchell Park, is easy, since there are about 30 of them nearby for residents to discover and a large number of houses have a park relatively close by.

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Are things conveniently located in Palo Alto, California?

Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to reach on foot from anywhere in Palo Alto. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding food, a supermarket is usually accessible within a rather short walk from any location in this city. In addition, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and there are also over 50 coffee shops in Palo Alto.

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What does the transportation in Palo Alto, California look like?

It is easy to get around by bike in Palo Alto since the bicycling infrastructure is extensive. Active house buyers will also be pleased with the pedestrian-friendly character of Palo Alto; many daily errands can be run on foot. Traveling by transit can be difficult in this city by reason of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, residents are served by the Palo Alto Station and California Ave Station with access to the Caltrain Line. House owners benefit from about 30 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. On the other hand, the best transportation option in Palo Alto is very often driving. It is convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Junipero Serra Freeway, are reasonably easy to reach from anywhere in Palo Alto.

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Homes For Sale Near Palo Alto, CA

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Schools Near Palo Alto, CA

Elementary Schools

  • Oak Knoll Elementary School

    1895 Oak Knoll Ln

    Public District KG-5

  • Duveneck Elementary School

    705 Alester Ave

    Public District KG-5

  • El Carmelo Elementary School

    3024 Bryant St

    Public District KG-5

Middle Schools

  • Ardis G. Egan Junior High School

    100 W Portola Ave

    Public District 7-8

  • Bullis Charter

    102 W Portola Ave

    Public Charter KG-8

  • Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School

    480 E Meadow Dr

    Public District 6-8

High Schools

  • Menlo-Atherton High School

    555 Middlefield Rd

    Public Magnet 9-12

  • Los Altos High School

    201 Almond Ave

    Public District 9-12

  • East Palo Alto Academy

    475 Pope St

    Public Charter 9-12

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