Homes for Sale in Laurel, Oakland, CA

Laurel is a small mixed-use neighborhood along the MacArthur Freeway in the eastern part of the city of Oakland, California. The community is bounded by the freeway, High Street, MacArthur Boulevard, and 35th Avenue. There’s a mix of commercial and residential real estate options in the community, with commercial properties lining the busy street of MacArthur Boulevard. The rest of the neighborhood is mostly residential single-family homes, perfect for those looking for a new place in the region. Like most other suburbs in the area, Laurel is a desirable bedroom community for busy professionals working in the city of Oakland.

Residential real estate in the neighborhood is quite diverse when it comes to price starting at the high $600,000 mark up to the $1.1 million range. The affordable home options in the community are primarily the bungalow-type residences that are the most common in the region. These homes have a standard three-bedroom and one bathroom floor layout with 800 sqft to 1,350 sqft of living space. Inside, you’ll find the classic suburban open floor design with an eat-in kitchen, dining area, and living room space next to each other. The higher-priced properties in Laurel are either commercial lots with a storefront or a custom-built residence that has replaced the original home on the lot. For additional information on available homes for sale in Laurel, please send us a message. We’ll be glad to answer any real estate questions you may have about the area.

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What's To Love

There are a lot of stores, restaurants, cafes, and other commercial establishments along MacArthur Boulevard, serving the many families living in the community. If you work in the region, you'll find homes in the Laurel subdivision quite convenient for your needs. The nearby Freeway provides residents direct access to Downtown Oakland making it an excellent option for those looking for a new home in the city.

What's Not To Love

Although separated by a treeline, the neighborhood is right next to the Freeway, which can get quite busy during rush hour.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

There are conveniently located community amenities, commercial establishments, and schools close to the subdivision providing lots of positive features for buyers looking to move here with their family. Home prices are relatively reasonable, with lots of good deals to be found within the neighborhood. If you’re looking to build equity or are planning to buy a house that’s a good amount below the median home price of Oakland, you’ll surely find lots of good deals in Laurel.

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Things to do in Laurel

Allendale Recreation Center

Nearby recreation center with excellent sports facilities and outdoor amenities.

Sequoia Diner

Unique dining establishment with delicious meals and a colorful ambiance.

Farmer Joe's Marketplace

Eco-friendly store with organic grocery items and fresh produce.

Planet Fitness

A world-class fitness center with state of the art training equipment and exciting workout sessions.


Schools in Laurel

School NameGradesAdmission
Laurel Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
Bret Harte Middle School6 - 8Public
Oakland Charter High School9 - 12Public Charter
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