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Roughly halfway between San Francisco and San Jose and intersected by highway 101, East Palo Alto has enjoyed some major changes and improvements over the years. Once known for its high level of crime, East Palo Alto is now seeing a trend towards being known more for its retail and shopping areas as well as affordable housing. In addition to being close to Stanford University, East Palo Alto is also the quickest and easiest way for peninsula residents and commuters to get to Alameda County via the Dumbarton Bridge. Despite its name, East Palo Alto is actually north and not east of Palo Alto and borders Menlo Park and Palo Alto.

Home to Ikea, Home Depot, and the Four Seasons Silicon Valley, East Palo also has seen the financial prosperity of Palo Alto begin to squeeze its border.  With the large and growing Facebook campus to the North, this area could see tremendous growth over the next 20 years as the proximity to higher paying jobs could lead to further gentrification of the area. The local Ravenswood School district serves East Palo Alto as well as all Menlo Park communities to the East of Highway 101.

East Palo Alto is served by the 94303 Zip code that also crosses into Palo Alto, but the home prices could not be any more different across the border, with Palo Alto homes often 3-4 times the cost.  The Realtor association designates the area as MLS Area 322.The majority of the homes in the area are single-family homes, but there are also newer condos and townhomes that have been built in the last 20 years. Below is the historical market data for the city.

East Palo Alto Median Home Prices & Days on Market

East Palo Alto Per Square Foot & Number of Sales

East Palo Alto Active Inventory

Property data obtained from Sereno Group and its agents are not responsible for any errors in the data presented. The current year data is YTD through the last complete month. Data is updated by the 10th day of each month.

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Urban Pacific Homes

Tom is one of the most well-recognized luxury home builders in the region. His highly respected reputation has been built on his attention to detail and emphasis on the client relationship. Tom is available for feasibility consultations for both our sellers and buyers in support of the team.

Poyner & Poyner LLP

Jessica is certified by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California as a specialist in trust, estate, and probate law. She is managing partner of one of the longest-established estate planning firms in California and has a reputation for excellence and client service.

Marketing Designs

 Jayne McCann is the owner of Marketing Designs in Belmont. Her company is a professional marketing agency with writers and designers to produce outstanding, unique print and online marketing materials for your property. Jayne personally visits every listing of ours to write professional copy and her designers work with us to develop the most creative and customized brochures to tell the real story about your property.


Scott is a professional photographer focusing on architecture and interior photos. He works closely with the marketing team to ensure your home will stand out.

Transaction Coordinator

Patria has over 10 years of experience in transaction coordination and will work to ensure that everything runs smoothly in the background from a disclosure and paperwork side of the transaction. This frees us up to focus on our clients and the homes they are selling and/or purchasing.