Almost every morning I take my dog on a walk to Rancho Shopping Center and back. Over the last few years I have noticed a substantial amount of new construction on my route. Older homes are being bought, torn down and replaced by new homes.
Most of the homes that I have seen are being constructed with at least two levels. Some have three levels which include a basement. Basements have become popular in Los Altos (and surrounding cities) because the underground square footage doesn’t count against the home’s footprint or floor area ratio (FAR).
Below are newly constructed homes for sale in Los Altos: