Redwood City is approximately 20 miles south of San Francisco, 10 miles north of Palo Alto, has two major highways on either side of the city (101 and 280), and access to the Cal Train and a number of busses. If you buy a home in Redwood City, you will be in the county seat. Redwood City has approximately 75,108 citizens, and is the... Show all »
Redwood City is approximately 20 miles south of San Francisco, 10 miles north of Palo Alto, has two major highways on either side of the city (101 and 280), and access to the Cal Train and a number of busses. If you buy a home in Redwood City, you will be in the county seat. Redwood City has approximately 75,108 citizens, and is the third most populous city in San Mateo County.
Housing in Redwood City is very diverse, as is its population. There is a mix of condominiums, two bedroom homes, three bedroom homes; there are homes of all sizes, big and small. The lot sizes have stayed relatively the same, but the bigger homes make them appear smaller. Overall, people in Redwood City take a lot of pride in their homes and the lawns are well manicured, community is valued, and crime is low.
There are numerous strip malls with grocery stores, restaurants, and clothing stores. The downtown is quaint and has coffee shops, cafes, a movie theater, and many art galleries. The schools of Redwood City are known for their academics and diverse student bodies. The three high schools of Redwood City, Menlo Atherton, Sequoia, and Woodside, boast a 95% graduation rate, and 82% of those graduates go on to pursue higher education.
Good schools, diverse community, easy access to the surrounding beauty of the Bay Area, and proximity to Silicon Valley and San Francisco contribute to Redwood City's understandable popularity and booming real estate market. Real estate in Redwood City is ideal for families, singles, and senior citizens alike.
In February 2010, the average home sales price for a single family home or condo in Redwood City was $660,317. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed. « Show less
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