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San Leandro Real Estate

San Leandro is a city in Alameda County, California and San Leandro real estate is preferred by many who choose to live in the suburbs of Oakland. The city has a population of 84,950 and enjoys a mild climate providing residents with a number of outdoor recreational activities. The San Leandro Unified School District serves residents of San Leandro. The homes located here are mainly single-family residences and some small to medium apartment buildings and complexes. San Leandro homes for sale include many older homes that were constructed between 1940 and 1969. Approximately a quarter of the homes were built between 1970 and 1994 with the remainder consisting of new construction and historic homes.

There are several corporate businesses located in San Leandro including JanSport, The North Face, Otis Spunkmeyer, Ghirardelli and a Coca Cola plant. Residents of San Leandro real estate have numerous shopping venues. The Bayfair Center is a regional shopping mall in San Leandro and is anchored by Kohl’s, Target, Macy’s, Bed, Bath and Beyond, Staples and Old Navy. The Westgate Center is a mega-strip mall and is anchored by Wal-Mart, Sports Authority, Costco, Office Depot and The Home Depot. Also located in San Leandro are the Greenhouse Shopping Center, Pelton Plaza and Marina Square Center providing residents with additional choices.

The city of San Leandro is easily accessible, which is a beneficial aspect for those who choose to commute to other areas for jobs or entertainment. Served by Interstate 880, 580 and 238 freeways, residents and visitors may easily connect to other parts of the Bay Area. AC Transit provides local bus service to San Leandro and LINKS provides a free shuttle for the western areas of the city.

Choosing area parks and trails is another option for residents of San Leandro real estate. The San Leandro Marina has trails, docking facilities and picnic areas. The city maintains 16 parks within the city and all are available for residents to enjoy. Lake Chabot Regional Park is a popular area for camping, fishing and the scenic hiking trails. There are two golf courses in San Leandro and the city is also known for its Cherry Festival that was started in 1909.

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