I thought I was looking at houses in the East Bay in my budget until I learned today that they’re still going like 30% over asking. Sigh. For context, was looking in SF before where condos are pretty much going at asking so I was shocked

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Houses and condos are not the same. Condos typically don’t appreciate or sell as high due to high HOAs.

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I’d look at Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill. Pretty good schools, great parks and lots of trees while more affordable than Berkeley.

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I’d add Alameda to that list. Small island suburb next to Berkeley / Oakland. I really enjoy the ocean access and feel of the downtown there

It’s crazy! We tried buying in the East bay and literally homes were selling anywhere from 100-150k over asking 🥴

Where did you both end up?

Is Hayward an option for you?

We will look. Haven’t been there yet but will give it a shot

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Which area in the east bay?

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