Jackie Care’s Oakland Listing Catches Curbed.com Coverage
August 1, 2017
8 beautiful Oakland homes for sale for under $500K
The median asking price in Oakland is $649,000
Let’s start with the facts.
Two hundred and eighty-three homes have been sold in Oakland in the last 30 days. That includes condos, single-family homes, short sales, and everything in between. The median list price is $649,000, though the median sold is $700,000. That means that homes are selling for 11.4 percent more than the asking price. There’s also an average of 6.9 offers on each property, though that’s skewed because there are some properties that received dozens of offers and plenty of properties that only received two or three.
It’s also worth mentioning that the asking price for homes in Oakland has increased nearly 10 percent since June of last year, while the number of homes available for sale has decreased more than 10 percent.
That said, Oakland’s a big place with a lot of land, and there are still plenty of great homes for sale for a reasonable price. Below you’ll find a selection of properties in Oakland that are fabulous and under $500,000.
Located on a tree-lined street in Lower Rockridge, this one-bedroom home with one bathroom comes in at a cozy 530 square feet. It’s one of four condos in the four-unit building, and has shared access to a laundry room, a garden with eight fruit trees, and a shed for storage. Inside the condo there are butcher block countertops and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. There’s also a partially finished attic for extra storage. It has a Walk Score of 92.
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