Entries by Rob Parish

Neighborhood Spotlight: Green Gables of Palo Alto

By Rob Parish | Realtor® | Attorney | Atherton, Menlo Park, Palo Alto Buyer Specialist For savvy buyers wanting access to the premier schools located in North Palo Alto, the Green Gables neighborhood has traditionally been viewed as the value option. With beautiful parks, tree-lined streets, easy access to commute corridors, and two neighborhood-focused shopping […]

Location, Location: Is Central Portola Valley the next Lindenwood?

As Palo Alto, Atherton, Menlo Park and Los Altos have just finished another year of double digit appreciation, value-oriented buyers are realizing that Westridge and Central Portola Valley present an extraordinary opportunity. To put the relative disparity in perspective, $3,600,000 purchased an original 2051 sq. ft. home on a 7,200 sq. ft. parcel in Crescent […]

Atherton 2014: The Evolving Expectation of Privacy

  In October 2014, Forbes named Atherton, California (94027), the most expensive zip code in the country for the second year in a row. The local market has been experiencing incredible appreciation, which is directly attributable to both the vibrant local economy and the continuing investment of international buyers seeking premium tangible assets. Taken as […]

A Study of Appreciation in Atherton, California

Location, Location, Location While the citizens of this quiet town probably would have preferred to have been overlooked, Atherton, California was ranked by Forbes Magazine as the most expensive ZIP code in America in 2013. With a population of 7,060 living in 2,330 total housing units, the total number of home sales each year isn’t […]