Oakland Real Estate
Oakland real estate is a popular choice for many home buyers, thanks to its central location on the San Francisco Bay, with Berkeley just to the north and Alameda found on an island to the southwest. San Francisco is easily accessible by the Bay Bridge, and San Jose is found to the south. There is a variety of homes for sale in Oakland to choose from, including single-family homes in affordable to luxury price ranges, plus condominiums, and townhomes.
Residents of Oakland enjoy a Mediterranean climate, one that is warmer and sunnier than the nearby San Francisco, but still cooler than San Jose. Over 10% of the city’s area is devoted to green space, and here you’ll enjoy views of majestic redwood forests and the Pacific Ocean. This culturally diverse city is known for its political activism, professional sports teams and varied economy.
Browse real estate listings below, or read more about the different homes for sale in Oakland’s various distinct neighborhoods. You can also peruse real estate in Piedmont, a small community surrounded by Oakland.
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Oakland Homes for Sale
Oakland homes for sale are found in over 50 diverse neighborhoods, offering buyers plenty of options to find their perfect home. In the early 2000s, a revitalization of Oakland’s downtown neighborhoods, including the Old Oakland District, Chinatown and Downtown, began. This undertaking breathed new life into the downtown community, where there are now plenty of redeveloped buildings and new infill properties.
Real estate in Oakland, CA also includes waterfront homes with fabulous views, as well as new construction, heritage houses, upscale houses and luxury properties. Many homes in Oakland are found on large lots which offer great privacy, thanks to the mature trees and attractive landscaping on the properties.
Condos for Sale in Oakland, CA
You’ll find an attractive selection of condominiums in Oakland, CA, including several new developments thanks to the recent revitalization efforts. There are some truly fabulous condos in Oakland, including luxury high rises and penthouse units, featuring stunning ocean views of the San Francisco Bay.
Living in Oakland, CA
Once a major agricultural community, many choose to live in Oakland for its diverse employment options. Home to the largest port in the Bay area and Northern California, many find work in the marine cargo transportation industry. This city is also home to several web-based technology companies as well as the head offices of some large corporations. The Oakland Medical Center is also an asset to the community, having recently undergone a $2 billion dollar retrofit.
The City of Oakland, CA is proud to be continuously listed as one of the most environmentally sustainable cities, having initiated renewable energy programs. Living car-free in Oakland is a possibility, with the inclusion of bike lanes and parking throughout the city. Public bus and Bay Area Rapid Transit services are also readily available to help residents get from A to B.
Arts, Culture & Recreation
Oakland is alive with a vibrant arts, culture and music scene. You’ll find plenty of local attractions to visit, including theatres, museums, historical places, restaurants, pubs, and clubs. Sports fans will love living in close proximity to the Alameda County Coliseum, which hosts the Oakland Athletics MLB team and the NFL’s Oakland Raiders.
There is plenty of urban green space to enjoy as well, including Lake Merritt, an urban estuary, and the nation’s first wildlife refuge, circa 1870. This park is found just east of downtown and includes grassy knolls, pathways, an interpretive nature center, and boating facility with sailboats, rowboats and canoes.
Schools & Universities in Oakland
Oakland houses a variety of schools from the public and private systems, including charter, prep and Catholic schools. This city is home to a variety of colleges and universities, including the California College of the Arts, Lincoln University, Mills College and Oakland University. The esteemed Berkeley University is found just 6 miles away.
Contact one of the Real Estate Agents at PHA Realty for more information on real estate in Oakland, CA. You can also call us at 1-877-878-4098; we’re happy to help you find the home of your dreams.
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