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.
GREAT URBAN CONDO ON FIRST FLOOR LOOKING OUT TO TREE LINED STREET. WALK-OUT TERRACE. UPDATED INTERIOR. FRESHLY PAINTED. GRANITE COUNTERS. UPDATED BATH WITH GLASS TILED SHOWER OVER TUB. ONE CAR GARAGED PARKING. SECURED FOB ACCESS. FAST WALK TO GRAND LAKE, LAKE MERRITT , FARMERS MARKET, SHOPS AND TRANSPORTATION. IDEAL STARTER UNIT WITH FAST ACCESS TO 580 AND SO MUCH MORE.
Great investment opportunity or starter home! Conveniently located home for a great price. Close to the airport, Coliseum BART, public transportation and the 880. New flooring in kitchen. Spacious back yard is perfect for entertaining and play.
Stunning Craftsman home nestled on a quiet tree lined Street. Rebuilt with attention to details. Gorgeous custom woodwork, high ceilings, clean lines, open floor plan with abundance of natural light. Cozy inviting porch, enormous open living room, impressive fireplace, massive kitchen, marble countertops, S.S. Appliances, custom built in pantry makes this the ultimate gourmet chef’s kitchen. Main level features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, plus
Rare Ellington one-bedroom, one-bath, offers floor to ceiling glass in a swanky modern setting. The Master Retreat boasts a private, usable deck, and a large walk-in closet. The kitchen is stylish and functional with stainless steel Bosch appliances, granite counters, and utility room. Hardwood floors compliment the kitchen cabinets and the living areas. The Ellington is a full service luxury condominium, ideally located in Jack London Square.
Spacious home in great location! This lovely property features 3+ bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms, a spacious living room, comfortable dining room, and updated kitchen that opens to a wonderful patio and level backyard with space for playing, gardening, entertaining, and relaxing. The lower level of the home has a generous guest bedroom, full bathroom, and two additional large rooms with high ceilings that offer options for a family room, office,
Welcome to 1410 Lakeshore Avenue Unit 3, a sophisticated 3 BD, 2 BA half-floor flat in a boutique co-op bldg on the shores of Lake Merritt. 1410 Lakeshore is a Mid-building composed of three floors w two units per floor. Unit #3 offers a mesmerizing panoramic view of Lake Merritt from a wrap-around balcony. The flat runs the entire length of the building and has approximately 1,985 sq. ft. of living space. The home has elegant wide-plank
Beautiful 1912 Craftsman that has been lovingly maintained with period details including original leaded glass, built-ins, and box beamed ceilings. Located ½ block from Piedmont Avenue, Kaiser, and scores of walkable dining and shopping options, this 3 bedroom 2 bath home is situated on a cozy tucked away cul-de-sac. You’ll find a private and serene landscaped backyard with mature foliage and fruit trees as well as drought resistant front
One look, and it’s easy to imagine rising on a typical morning, chatting with your neighbors, and walking over to College or Telegraph Avenue for coffee. This lovely Craftsman home provides charm and light in every one of its rooms. The welcoming, fire-lit, living room, with its big picture window, is an equally fine setting for entertaining and private evenings at home. Warm dinners unfold in the large dining room with its original built-ins.
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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.