The Laurel, Oakland Real Estate & Homes
The Laurel District is one of Oakland’s most recognizable neighborhoods, and some even call it one of the city’s most diverse communities as well. Situated between the base of the Oakland foothills and Mills College, The Laurel is first and foremost a vibrant shopping district filled with countless shops, eateries, nightlife, and various other service businesses and attractions. Most of The Laurel’s commercial development lies alongside MacArthur Boulevard, while the residential portion of the neighborhood is wedged behind MacArthur between Redding Street and Interstate 580.
Laurel Neighborhood Homes for Sale, Oakland
Laurel Real Estate, Oakland
Despite having more of an upbeat vibe, much of the housing surrounding The Laurel is much like what you’ll find throughout East Oakland, which happens to be a pleasant mix of single-family residences along quiet residential streets. Most homes for sale in The Laurel also have a fairly nice-sized yard for homeowners to enjoy, making it a great spot for anybody who’s looking for a low-key single-family home in a very walkable location on this side of town. But because of the neighborhood’s supreme desirability, expect to pay a bit of a premium if you truly want to call The Laurel District home.