Chinatown
Oakland, California Homes for Sale

Overview

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Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$368,000 to $999,000
  • Closed Prices:$375,000 to $648,000
  • Median Sale Price:$512,500
  • Average $ per sq ft:$622
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $654/mo,$0 to $595,$328
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home
  • Age:1896 to 2008
  • Sq. Ft.:547 to 2,112Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 4Bathrooms

Where to Live

Chinatown is mostly made up of apartment buildings with renters making up the majority of the population in Chinatown, but there some newer condos and townhomes available for prospective homeowners. Occasionally, single-family homes are on the market. People like living in Chinatown because it provides easy commutes to San Francisco. The area towards the west end of Chinatown is closer to the Pacific Renaissance Plaza as well as more modern shops and daily conveniences.

Where to Eat

Chinatown is a foodie paradise, with restaurants, bakeries, and walk-up windows filling the 16-block area. The Pan-Asian food selection includes dumplings, banh mi, bao, noodles, and sweet items like milk tea and egg custard tarts. You really can’t go wrong with anything you try.

What You'll See

Walking through this bustling neighborhood you’ll see colorful murals and spacious sidewalks filled with tables selling food and cultural items. The neighborhood also hosts festivals celebrating Lunar New Year and other holidays. And of course, there’s plenty of sights related to Chinese culture to take in.

Friday Night Fun

Visit a hookah bar on 14th Avenue or a tiki bar on 14th Street for tropical drinks and delicious food. Enjoy dinner or late-night snack at one of the many Chinatown restaurants that stay open late.

The Perfect Sunday

Chinatown is busy with groups of people enjoying a traditional Sunday activity: dim sum, the Chinese version of brunch composed of tiny portions of food served alongside tea. Try one of the restaurants serving dim sum on 11th Street or 10th Street. Afterwards, wander the streets and enjoy the sights and smells of this authentic Chinatown. If you are in the market for Pan-Asian cultural items, shop at one of the small stores or open-air markets in the area that fill the streets.

Locals Love

Close to Jack London Square • Lack of traffic • Little tourism.

Locals Don't Love

Traffic congestion • Limited number of homes for sale.

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