East Bay

Thousand Oaks: A Berkeley Neighborhood That Literally Rocks

Schools, a nearby thriving commercial strip, and attractive homes all make Berkeley's Thousand Oaks a popular place to settle down, and its geology lends the neighborhood a unique, rugged appearance. But as in other sought-after East Bay enclaves, home shoppers should be prepared for plenty of competition.

UC Berkeley Campus

Faculty, Students Raise Housing Demand in Inventory-Lean Berkeley

Tech workers who are priced out of San Francisco's exorbitant real estate market aren't the only Bay Area residents scrambling for homes in the East Bay. Recently ranked as one of the country's top 10 colleges and a perennial breeding ground for entrepreneurs, the University of California, Berkeley is also a prominent driver of demand for East Bay real estate.

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