Welcome to Palo Alto
Nestled between San Jose and San Francisco, the City of Palo Alto is more than 100 years old, and is named after a majestic 1000-year-old coastal redwood tree along San Francisquito Creek, where early Spanish explorers settled. The blend of business and residential areas anchored by a vibrant downtown defines Palo Alto’s homes for sale and the city's unique character. A charming mixture of old and new, Palo Alto’s tree-lined streets and historic buildings reflect its California heritage. Palo Alto is also recognized worldwide as a leader in innovative technological development as many top tech companies are headquartered in the city. Education is also at the forefront of Palo Alto, as Stanford University calls the city its home. In addition to this world-class university, Palo Alto’s public school system is ranked among the top in the nation making Palo Alto real estate very attractive for families. This exciting mix of tradition, innovation, and education make Palo Alto an extraordinary place to live, work, and learn!
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