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Browse today's new Newark homes for sale plus more properties in Alameda County below! Newark is an established Alameda County community that officially became a city in September 1955. As part of the three cities that make up the “Tri-City” area, Newark is unique in that it is entirely surrounded by the city of Fremont, which along with Union City, complete Alameda County’s Tri-Cities region. With State Route 84 and Interstate 880 acting as Newark’s northern and eastern boundaries, it’s actually a pretty convenient place to live if you’re someone who frequently commutes to another city somewhere in the East Bay, or even across the bay into Palo Alto. And with a population that now exceeds 44,000, it seems more and more home buyers in the area are finally starting to realize the benefits of calling Newark home. To learn more about Newark properties for sale or to set up a private home tour, contact your Bay Area real estate experts today. Read more about Newark real estate.
Homes in Newark California range from lovely lakeside, single-family homes in the Lakeshore Park area to apartments, condos, and multiplexes in the Lexington and Murieta neighborhoods. For the homebuyer interested in income property, the types of properties and price points available in Newark might make this city an attractive place to begin house hunting.
Quiet subdivisions with a laid-back suburban vibe are all too common throughout Newark, which is perfect for anyone who dreams of living outside of all the hustle and bustle that surrounds so much of the Bay Area as a whole. If you’re someone who might also be in the market for an attached, maintenance-free living space, the condo and townhouse market in Newark has also quietly expanded to offer some very desirable options in recent years. As for home and condo prices in Newark, look for entry-level condos for sale to start somewhere near the mid-$400,000s, which is a great value for East Bay, while smaller or older single-family homes in town typically have a starting point of just under $700,000, which usually means potential buyers will be paying about $400 per square foot of living space at the very least.
Over the years, Newark, California has been able to maintain its balance between industry and community. Several large corporations, including Cargill Salt, WorldPac, Risk Management Solutions, FullBloom Baking Company, and Osborne Lumber Company call Newark home. Local parks and recreation centers offer residents of Newark the opportunity for sport and play; while several retail centers, including Lido Faire, Rosemont Square, and Newpark Mall provide the convenience of neighborhood shopping.
With Newark sitting right along the southern end of the San Francisco Bay, locals enjoy easy and almost direct access to a number of protected green spaces, most notably Coyote Hills Regional Park and the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. But outside of outdoor recreation, a couple of main commercial centers also make living in Newark convenient from a shopping and dining standpoint, especially if you’re near the NewPark Mall, the Newark Shopping Plaza, or The Globe Mall, which all sit right alongside Interstate 880 on the southern edge of town.
Easy access to public transportation, including BART and the Dumbarton Express, in addition to Newark’s position near both I-880 and the Dumbarton Bridge, gives Newark residents numerous commuting choices to the nearby Silicon Valley and other Bay Area and Peninsula locations.
Below is a list of schools in the city of Newark for buyers with school-aged children to consider:
Planning to buy or sell a home in Newark? Let our local real estate team guide you through the sale of your current residence or purchase your next Newark property. As Bay Area real estate agents, we're well-versed in the unique market dynamics of Newark real estate.
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