Consistently rated one of the best American places to live, Berkeley, California graces the eastern shore of Alameda County’s San Francisco Bay. This city has a population of just over 112,000 and is one of the most progressive and vibrant cities in the United States. Here you’ll find the internationally prestigious University of California, Berkeley, the acclaimed Berkeley Rep Theatre, endless options for award-winning organic dining, and so much more. Meanwhile, the city of San Francisco is less than a half hour away, ideal for those who commute or who just wish to enjoy the city’s famed attractions.
Not surprisingly, Berkeley real estate is particularly desirable, so make sure you explore it with the most knowledgeable Berkeley realtor in the business. Real estate in the area is diverse and attractive, offering an outstanding variety of property types, styles, and price ranges from affordable to ultra-luxurious. Nearby communities include Albany, which borders Berkeley’s north, and Emeryville, located south of Berkeley. Call your Berkeley realtor at PHA Realty today!
Read on to learn about real estate in Berkeley, CA. You can also start browsing the MLS below for all properties in the city currently available for sale.
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The city of Berkeley is divided into several different neighborhoods, each with their own identities. Popular neighborhoods include Claremont, Berkeley Hills, Northwest Berkeley, Southwest Berkeley, South Berkeley and Northside where the UC Berkeley campus is found. Single-family homes dominate the Berkeley real estate market, and you’ll find houses varying in styles from Mediterranean estates to modern houses and charming character homes. There are many mature properties on large lots featuring beautiful homes which have been well-cared for over the years and tastefully renovated.
Condos for sale in Berkeley, CA are particularly popular near the university, though there are different condominium buildings found throughout the community. Prices vary, though these properties are often more affordable than single-family homes.
Residents enjoy a moderate Mediterranean climate with dry summers and wet winters. This enlightened city places emphasis on protecting and revitalizing the environment by planting trees in the urban area and restoring the natural wetlands and creeks that flow through the city from the Berkeley Hills. Those considering real estate in Berkeley will be interested in knowing that the community is very walkable and bikeable. Owning a car is not necessary, thanks to transit, car sharing programs, and safe routes for cyclist and pedestrians including bike boulevards. There are almost 2,000 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Berkeley, including several gourmet restaurants to indulge in.
Local public schools are operated by the Berkeley Unified School District, while students can also attend the Bay Area Technology School. This public charter school is tuition-free and focuses on science and technology, affording its students great connections to some of the nation’s best universities. Along with UC Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is found in the city, a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, which focuses on unclassified scientific research.
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Listing information last updated on August 3, 2020, 2:12 pm PDT