Just like in the Silicon Valley shows and news.  It’s known that the value of property in the area has shot up since the tech boom.  How much has it shot up?  Take this home for example.  According to Zillow an 897 sq ft home with 2 beds and 1 bath built in 1924 was sold for $314K in 2005.  Asking price now?  Try a cool $2.59 Million.