Albany Homes & Real Estate

Browse today's new Albany homes for sale plus more properties in Alameda County below! Although the city of Albany might not have a huge presence on the map, it’s still a town with a current population of around 20,000 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Albany, CA has a total area of roughly 5.5 square miles, which for the most part is wedged in between Berkeley and the nearby city of El Cerrito. Many potential home buyers love Albany for its supreme waterfront location that allows for awesome views of the San Francisco Bay, and when you also factor in all of the city’s arts, culture, and recreation, it equals out to be a truly special place to live, work, or play. To learn more about Albany properties for sale or to set up a private home tour, contact your Bay Area real estate experts today. Read more about Albany real estate.

Homes For Sale in Albany CA

Albany Real Estate for Sale January 22, 2020
5
Listed
54
Avg. DOM
$619.36
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$725,000
Med. List Price
5 Properties
$1,350,000
Subdivision: Albany
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,560
Sq.Ft.
1949
Year Built
15
Days on Site
40891780
MLS
Rare to find this home was completely renovated with an exceptional handcrafted quality and to current Seismic, Energy and building codes with permits. It is practically brand new home. The main...
$725,000
Subdivision: Albany
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,146
Sq.Ft.
1937
Year Built
15
Days on Site
40891808
MLS
Classic Albany split level MacGregor style home, close to lower Solano Avenue shops and restaurants. Newly refinished hardwood floors, freshly painted interior and exterior. 2 large bedrooms with...
$578,000
Condo: Gateview
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,113
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
52
Days on Site
40889991
MLS
All offers will be considered! VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS, and great Albany Schools!! This bright, spacious condo offers a chic updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and stone counters, two...
$750,000
Subdivision: Albany
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,234
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
73
Days on Site
40888638
MLS
This is a high ceiling, top level no blocking unit in the building. An absolutely rare to find top level sea view unit, straight view at Golden Gate Bridge, Treasure Island, Angel Island, Sausalito...
$525,000
Condo: Gateview
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,113
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
120
Days on Site
40883512
MLS
A home to call yours. This well kept and centrally located condo is tidy, quiet and brimming with amenities you can only find at the swankiest resorts in the bay. The Gateveiw Plaza includes two...

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Albany Real Estate Market

Like many waterfront communities in the East Bay area, the Albany housing market is both desirable and diverse, presenting home buyers with a pleasant mix of Craftsman-style houses, cottages, bungalows, and even its fair share of vintage condo buildings as well. Thanks to both Interstate 580 and the Golden Gate Fields horse racing track, you won’t find many waterfront homes and condos in Albany, but that doesn't take away from all the many highly attractive options you'll find scattered throughout town, which range from a relatively affordable condo or cottage to higher-end historic homes priced well over $1 million.

Albany, CA has developed into a thriving neighborhood of small businesses, charming bungalows, and cottages, which reflect Albany’s earlier working-class origins. Among Albany’s architectural claims to fame are the 1500 small homes built in the late 1920s and 1930s by Charles MacGregor. MacGregor specialized in building good quality, modest, affordable homes; most of which still stand today.

Albany Community Amenities

Albany California is a pleasant little East Bay city located on the eastern shore of the San Francisco Bay. Just a few miles north of the Bay Bridge, between El Cerrito and Berkeley, Albany is close to major freeways, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), and other public transportation, making commuting to San Francisco or to other East Bay communities a breeze.

Golden Gate Fields is the only commercial racetrack in the Bay Area, so as you can imagine, it’s easily the most recognizable attraction here in Albany. But along with the track, residents and home owners in town are also provided with easy access to Eastshore State Park, which sits just south of town, as well as the Albany Bulb, which is widely recognized as one of the most unique tourist attractions in all of East Bay.

Locals also enjoy waterfront parks and the unique shopping to be found along Albany’s Solano Avenue, which extends from the Berkeley Hills through Albany, and ends at San Pablo Avenue. Solano Avenue is a vibrant, pedestrian friendly boulevard filled with unique shops, restaurants, and family operated business.

Albany School Information

Below is a list of schools in the city of Albany for buyers with school-aged children to consider:

  • Cornell Elementary - 920 Talbot Ave, Albany, CA
  • Marin Elementary - 1001 Santa Fe Ave, Albany, CA
  • Ocean View Elementary - 1000 Jackson St, Albany, CA
  • Albany Middle School - 1259 Brighton Ave, Albany, CA
  • Albany High School - 603 Key Rte Blvd, Albany, CA
  • Tilden Prep School - 1231 Solano Ave #B, Albany, CA

Albany Real Estate Agents

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