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Thu Nov 15, 2012
Marcy Moyer answered:
There are several areas of Menlo Park that are unincorporated. In general, services and schools for these areas are provided by entities other than the City of Menlo Park. Things like water garbage, and police are provided by San Mateo County and other private companies. There is one unincorporated area west of the Alameda which is part of the Las Lomitas School District which is a wonderful school system. Many of the lots are smaller than the average city of Menlo Park lot so the houses can be more affordable. the other area that is unincorporated is the Fair Oaks neighborhood where the numbered streets are located. This area feeds into Redwood City Schools. It has a wonderful neighborhood feel and is often more affordable than other parts of Menlo Park. Here is a link to a blog post I wrote about some great things in Menlo Park.
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Fri Apr 9, 2010 answered:
Mariano, are you looking more for rental income or price appreciation? I know ideally you would like both, but sometimes the properties that give the most rental income/cashflow are not in the best areas. If you want more price appreciation a place like Sharon Heights is great. If you are looking for rental income, multi-unit properties around El Camino Real might be the way to go. ... more
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