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East Bay Homes for Sale

Perhaps best described as ethnically diverse, culturally balanced, and conveniently located, East Bay represents the eastern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area, and is also where you’ll find the noteworthy cities of Oakland, Pleasanton, San Ramon, and Berkeley, which of course is home to the flagship campus of the University of California. In recent years, Hayward, San Leandro, Concord, and Fremont have also seen substantial growth, which can largely be attributed to increasing home prices in San Francisco that still seem to be on the rise, even today. 

It’s estimated that right around 2.5 million people call East Bay home, which is enough to make it the most populated subregion in the entire Bay Area. The city of Oakland is currently East Bay’s largest in terms of population, and its port is also the largest and most prominent in all of Northern California. Despite Alameda and Contra Costa counties really being the only recognized parts of East Bay, it doesn’t actually have formal boundaries, which tends to surprise most outsiders given its reputation, history, and unique culture. 

East Bay Real Estate 

Small to medium-sized single-family homes make up the bulk of East Bay’s real estate market, although interested home buyers will find just about anything here from entry-level condos to sprawling mansion estates up in the hills. With a job market that continues to flourish and expand, also look for East Bay home prices to also be on the rise in the coming months, years, and beyond, especially in some of the region’s more sought-after suburban communities like Fremont, Pleasanton, Piedmont, and Castro Valley. For the most part, look for some of the most expensive homes and country estates in East Bay to top out somewhere close to $6 million, while entry-level homes and condos considered to be move-in ready will usually start somewhere in the $300,000 to $400,000 price range. 

Living in East Bay

People aren’t the only ones moving to East Bay right now as the region’s list of major corporations and big business headquarters continues to grow seemingly every year. If you’re someone who is hoping to both live and work in East Bay, the area’s largest employers include the University of California Berkeley, AT&T Inc.,  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Chevron Corp, but the list of big time employers certainly doesn’t stop there. As for amenities, attractions, and other lifestyle and entertainment destinations, East Bay boasts quite the variety of music venues and theaters, and major museums in the region include Oakland Museum of California, the Lawrence Hall of Science, and the Chabot Space and Science Center. Parks and outdoor recreational amenities are also prominent all over East Bay and the East Bay Regional Parks District manages well over 50 parks and protected nature areas that feature plenty of open green spaces, hiking trails, mountain bike paths, and other great features that allow locals to get outside and enjoy staying active. 

East Bay Homes for Sale June 16, 2019
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Listed
38
Avg. DOM
$493.03
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$799,999
Med. List Price
4001 Properties
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$39,000,000
Subdivision: Bryan Ranch
10
Beds
13F91/2
Baths
21,582
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
354
Days on Site
40746398
MLS
Presenting Fieldhaven, The San Francisco Bay Area's Most Exceptional Estate. Boasting architectural sophistication and elegant craftsmanship while exuding unparalleled warmth, this world-class luxury...
$25,000,000
Subdivision: Alamo
12
Beds
13F31/2
Baths
22,210
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
629
Days on Site
40798412
MLS
Masterfully constructed Chateau with a main residence of over 12,000 sq.ft (per tax records), and additional improvements (pool house, car museum, music room, offices, etc.) totaling tens of...
$15,500,000
Subdivision: Blackhawk C. C.
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
6,370
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
354
Days on Site
40828225
MLS
PRIVACY! UNMATCHED SETTING! DOUBLE SECURITY GATES AND PRIVATE LANE LEAD YOU TO YOUR 25 ACRE PRIVATE RESORT IN THE HEART OF BLACKHAWK COUNTRY CLUB. ON YOUR WAY TO YOUR SPECTACULAR 5 BEDROOMS 5 1/2...
13
Beds
12F11/2
Baths
14,605
Sq.Ft.
1946
Year Built
91
Days on Site
40857225
MLS
This unique property, formerly the Kaiser Estate, comprises an exclusive gated 11 flat acres in the heart of Lafayette, California. The primary 14,000 sq ft home on 7 acres centers around a...
$11,888,000
Subdivision: Little Valley
6
Beds
7F21/2
Baths
14,300
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
648
Days on Site
40796005
MLS
This Gorgeous Custom Executive Home is located on one of 9 lots in the Gated Community of Laguna Heights in the Little Valley Home Owners' Association. This 14,300 sf home built on 2.57 acres...
44
Acres
1998
Year Built
335
Days on Site
40830384
MLS
Presenting Tamayo Estates, the East Bay Area's most prestigious Estate. ( 44 acres with 4 sub divided lots ) ~ This dramatic Estate slowly reveals itself as you enter the properties private front...
$7,999,800
Subdivision: Blackhawk Country Club
7
Beds
8F21/2
Baths
8,826
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
418
Days on Site
40818993
MLS
Palatial gated Blackhawk estate inspired by world travels sits on private, level .75 acres bordering Mt. Diablo open space. Marble floors, mosaic tile columns, soaring coffered ceilings, decorating...
6
Beds
5
Baths
5,287
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
611
Days on Site
40800652
MLS
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!! Irreplaceable. One of a kind Estate, Vineyard and Winery in Ruby Hill Estates. Livermore's Award Winning Wine Country. Stunning Views of Mt. Diablo and Livermore Valley! 5,287...
$7,499,000
Subdivision: Ruby Hill
10
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
7,000
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
40
Days on Site
40864535
MLS
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!! The best piece of real estate in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley... 36 sprawling acres right next to the extremely prestigious gated Ruby Hill golf course community (no...
$6,800,000
Subdivision: Piedmont
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
6,712
Sq.Ft.
1927
Year Built
63
Days on Site
40861106
MLS
Hidden beyond a gated entry, this majestic 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath "Grand Dame" of Piedmont offers a rare lifestyle opportunity. A stunning example of early California Mediterranean architecture. Once...
$6,798,000
Subdivision: Vineyard Hills
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
8,050
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
149
Days on Site
40850551
MLS
A gated entry opens to this opulent, approximately 3-acre estate with magnificent grounds and a contemporary custom home. Inside, enjoy a 30-foot foyer flooded in natural light, custom windows,...
5
Beds
6F21/2
Baths
6,422
Sq.Ft.
1954
Year Built
5
Days on Site
40869714
MLS
This elegant home blends the romance of East Coast charm with the best of California living. The expansive two-level home overlooks resort-inspired grounds that feature 300-degree views of the Diablo...

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