Real Estate Market Update for Albany, CA
Welcome to July's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of July. The number of active listings was stable from one year earlier, and down 16% from the previous month. These latest figures mean that buyers had a more limited selection of homes to choose from compared to the previous month. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 480-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up nearly 150%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 650-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 29% year-over-year, and decreased 15% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Albany, CA
Area Information for Albany, CA
  • Population: 18,945
  • Median Age: 36.58 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 24.79 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 9.5%
  • Population Density: 10,594/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 15.21%
  • Closest Airport: Metropolitan Oakland International
  • Closest College: Expression College For Digital Arts
  • Closest Jr. College: Berkeley City College
  • Median Household Income: $73,262
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 16.2%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.2 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $444,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Giants
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 31%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Albany, CA
Median Age: 36.58 Married: 34% Number of Households: 7,607 Households with Children: 2,951
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Albany, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Bright Star Montessori School 0.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Marin Elementary School 0.4 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Cornell Elementary School 0.4 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Saint Mary's College High School 0.4 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      School For Independent Learners - East Bay 0.5 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Ocean View Elementary School 0.6 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Franklin Preschool 0.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Albany High School 0.7 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Hopkins Early Childhood 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Thousand Oaks Elementary School 0.9 mi Public K-5 3-5 5
      Macgregor High (continuation) School 1.0 mi Public 9-12 0 1
      Albany Adult School 1.0 mi Public - 0 0
      Albany Middle School 1.0 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Realm Charter High School 1.1 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Realm Charter Middle School 1.1 mi Public 6-8 1 4
      Black Pine Circle School 1.2 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Via Center 1.3 mi Private UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 4
      Oxford Elementary School 1.3 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Rosa Parks Environmental Science Magnet School 1.3 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Nia House Learning Center 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Global Montessori International School 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.