Buying a home is an exciting and life changing experience, and it begins with choosing where you want to live. The Peninsula is a unique and highly desireable place to own property due to the amazing weather, cultural diversity, excellent educational systems, and a central location that provides easy access to several major metropolitan areas, Silicon Valley, wine country and the beach. No matter what your lifestyle, whether your pursuits are of the intellectual variety or focussed on enjoying the outdoors, the Peninsula has something for everyone.
The Peninsula is home to many of the most affluent cities in the U.S., including Atherton, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, Hillsborough, and Portola Valley, but still manages to retain a warm, small-town feel throughout its neighborhoods, making it unlike any other place in the country. The architecture is as varied as the residents, and aptly reflects the area’s rich heritage. From Spanish Colonial Revival and Arts and Crafts, to the mid-century Eichler and 21st century green homes, the Peninsula is full of exciting diversity, storybook communities, and is an amazing place to call home.
Since the Peninsula is such a desireable place to live, those looking to buy a home in the area can often find themselves in a competitive situation. Thus it is important to have experienced, professional representation to help you navigate the process and beat out the competition.
Road Map to Buying on the Peninsula
Once you’ve made the decision to buy, here are the steps we suggest you follow for a seamless process:
Congratulations, escrow is now closed and it is time to enjoy your new home!