Lots of people working in Silicon Valley can’t means to buy a home there.
As a housing necessity in the San Francisco Bay Area continues to drive prices sky-high, some homebuyers are branch their courtesy to a micro-neighborhood called Serra, located between the headquarters of Google and Apple. It’s also famous by its main drag, The Dalles.
This southwest dilemma of the city of Sunnyvale offers comparatively affordable houses, vicinity to major tech companies, and a parochial suburban feel. Still, Serra has flown under the radar, in partial since few people know it exists. Google Maps doesn’t even recognize the name.
Earlier this year, real-estate site Redfin named Serra the third hottest area of 2017. The site formed the ranking on increases in internet traffic to listings in specific neighborhoods. Serra homes typically sell in under two weeks at 106% of the listing price.
Here’s what life is like in the neighborhood.