3 Up and Coming Silicon Valley Neighborhoods That Excite

By Lindsay Garbacik By Lindsay Garbacik | March 8, 2024 | Home & Real Estate, Sponsored Post,

Market Insight from Local Real Estate Titan Ken DeLeon

Ken DeLeon is an esteemed Silicon Valley real estate agent and entrepreneur with a passion for inspiring others.

As a nine-billion-dollar real estate producer with decades of experience, Ken DeLeon is a visionary entrepreneur with keen insight into the Silicon Valley real estate market. Well acquainted with the region’s unique neighborhoods, DeLeon considers his clients’ goals, the quality of life of the area, including its walkability and amenities, and the appreciation potential of the properties when recommending a neighborhood.

Utilizing his education in math and economics, DeLeon is talented at predicting appreciation values.

“I try to look at the density of new construction, where we often find a correlation with higher future appreciation. The common themes of these areas are more relaxed building codes and fewer impediments to building,” explains DeLeon.

We sat down with DeLeon to discuss the up-and-coming Silicon Valley neighborhoods that have him excited.

A sleek, renovated kitchen is easy to achieve in West Atherton with its pro-development building codes.

The stunning, modern entryway in one of DeLeon’s West Atherton listings.

West Atherton

From its idyllic tree-lined streets to its rows of exclusive gated homes, West Atherton is a neighborhood rapidly on the rise. In addition to its serene natural beauty, it has pro-development building codes, so any remodeling or rebuilding is easy.

Central Woodside

Known for having the best views of the Western Hills in Silicon Valley, Central Woodside features century-old estates with breathtaking architectural details, many of which are being reimagined to suit modern preferences. “I love the tranquility of this neighborhood coupled with the three-acre parcels that make it very private and serene,” says DeLeon.

One of Ken’s favorite listings in Old Palo Alto, exemplifying the peaceful outdoor spaces of the neighborhood.

Old Palo Alto

A neighborhood known for its historic charm and dreamy tree canopy-lined streets, Old Palo Alto is revered for its walkability and proximity to beautiful parks.

Join us as DeLeon answers career questions, discusses his life philosophies and shows off his dance moves in this ongoing series.

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