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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 April 23, 2019
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43
Avg. DOM
$601.35
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$864,000
Med. List Price
10 Properties Found.
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765 Gateview Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
Open House
765 Gateview Avenue Albany, CA 94706
1 of 35
$2,000,000
Subdivision: Gateview
BEDS
5
BATHS
5
SQ.FT.
4,783
BUILT
1957
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
40862124
GOLDEN GATE, bay & city lights views! Single family Albany home 4783sf on 9500sf lot has 2 big levels & offers unique flexible layout; perfectly suited as 1 large home OR ideal for dual family...
600 Masonic Ave
Albany, CA 94706
Open House
600 Masonic Ave Albany, CA 94706
1 of 22
$879,000
Subdivision: Albany
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,296
BUILT
1922
ON SITE
7Days
MLS
40861367
Located on a corner lot in the heart of Albany, this extensively remodeled two bedroom, two bathroom home offers close proximity to the Solano Ave. shops and restaurants, Albany schools and parks, El...
555 Pierce St.
Albany, CA 94706
555 Pierce St. Albany, CA 94706
1 of 23
$429,000
Condo: Gateview
BEDS
1
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,040
BUILT
1977
ON SITE
12Days
MLS
40860920
First time on the market in 42 years! This corner unit offers views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the S.F. Bay from the living room, balcony and den. The den has sliding doors and can be used as a...
1161 Santa Fe Ave
Albany, CA 94706
1161 Santa Fe Ave Albany, CA 94706
1 of 24
$849,000
Subdivision: Albany
BEDS
3
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,547
BUILT
1924
ON SITE
15Days
MLS
40860266
This adorable and comfy home is located right in between two of the most popular local hotspots for shopping and dining. Beautifully maintained, the previous owners preserved the very best of its...
1229 Marin Ave
Albany, CA 94706
1229 Marin Ave Albany, CA 94706
1 of 17
$749,000
Subdivision: Albany
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
932
BUILT
1906
ON SITE
22Days
MLS
40859249
This property was last used as a therapists' office and could be restored as a single family residence but does not currently have a kitchen. Currently, there are two ground-level entrances. The...
939 Evelyn Ave
Albany, CA 94706
939 Evelyn Ave Albany, CA 94706
1 of 19
$1,375,000
Subdivision: Central Albany
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,560
BUILT
1935
ON SITE
39Days
MLS
40857169
OPEN HOUSE 4/14 2-4.30 Transparency Pricing.LIKE NEW BEAUTIFUL DESIGNED MACGREGOR FAMILY OWNED HOME WITH ARCHITECTUAL PERIOD DETAILS CONSTRUCTED TO TODAYS SEISMIC, ENERGY,&BUILDING CODES.UPGRADES...
952 Masonic Ave
Albany, CA 94706
952 Masonic Ave Albany, CA 94706
1 of 25
$1,250,000 ( $25,000 )
Subdivision: Albany
BEDS
3
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,028
BUILT
1991
ON SITE
47Days
MLS
40850174
Open house SAT 4/6 and SUN 4/7 from 1-4:00 pm. This one of a kind home has a bright and open floor plan featuring a dramatic entry followed by a large expansive living room. The kitchen has stainless...
555 Pierce St.
Albany, CA 94706
555 Pierce St. Albany, CA 94706
1 of 24
$429,000
Condo: Gateview
BEDS
1
BATHS
1
SQ.FT.
745
BUILT
1977
ON SITE
54Days
MLS
40854994
One bedroom, one bath luxury high-rise condo with 745 square feet, views of Albany! Private balcony with gorgeous view of the bay, two bridges and the San Francisco skyline in the distance. The...
621 Evelyn Avenue
Albany, CA 94706
621 Evelyn Avenue Albany, CA 94706
1 of 40
$1,100,000 ( $102,000 )
Subdivision: Albany
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,851
BUILT
1955
ON SITE
105Days
MLS
40849400
This attractive four plus bedroom, three-bath, open floor plan two-level home has been partially remodeled with the highest quality luxury materials and refined taste. It is in a lovely neighborhood...
555 Pierce St
Albany, CA 94706
555 Pierce St Albany, CA 94706
1 of 27
$555,000
Condo: Gateview
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,146
BUILT
1977
ON SITE
135Days
MLS
40847953
Welcome home! Make this lovely condo in the trees backing to Albany Hill Park your very own! Enjoy the views of SF Bay & Mt Tamalpais from the shared balcony. 2 separated bedrooms and 2 full...

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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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