Oakland Real Estate Information
Oakland, California real estate: Oakland is located in
Alameda County, California and has a total population of almost 1,500,000.
Oakland gets its name from the grove of live oak trees in the area.
The area was first settled by Spanish 1820 and Oakland was incorporated
as city under current its name in 1854. Oakland's close proximity to
makes it an ideal bedroom community. Oakland is also a short driving
distance to Berkeley, Hayward, Fremont, San
Jose, and Palo Alto.
Homes in Oakland may be considered pricey compared to national average
but offer an affordable alternative to homes in the San Francisco Bay
Area which tend to sell for over $500,000 where as homes in Oakland
sell for about $320,000.