Young professional couples are buying up Alameda’s limited housing stock.
What are you doing with your backyard garage?
Pooling resources with family members or friends makes sense, but shareable properties like duplexes or single-family homes with auxiliary living units are scarce in the East Bay market.
The practice has become more common in the Bay Area but not as prevalent as you might think.
Zillow says the market is cooling, but Redfin says otherwise. Turns out there is truth in both.
In the sizzling-hot East Bay real estate market, a million dollars gets you a remodeled “starter” home in an “upcoming” neighborhood.
Densely saturated San Francisco just stepped aside as having the Bay Area’s must-buy property. According to Zillow’s Home Value Index, it’s Oakland—East Oakland—that wins the popularity prize.
Oakland’s core is on the verge of a makeover, heightening fears about rising housing costs and gentrification in a city celebrated for its racial and ethnic diversity. Where will the new workers live in an area so short on housing?
Created to preserve the small-town patina of a city, Measure A put an end to multifamily housing. City leaders have found a way around the archaic restriction, but reforming the impetus for the housing crises doesn’t look imminent.
Oakland and Berkeley’s real estate boom may get most of the ink, but the real estate climate in Alameda is just as charged