The East Bay continues to be an attractive alternative to the higher-priced and lower inventory seven-figure counties, although prices are starting to creep up.
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Contra Costa County mirrored that of neighboring Alameda County this quarter with its similar trends of stable price gains, sales volume growth, and quick turnaround times.
Alameda County’s $882,664 average sale ranked as its second-highest figure on record
The 2,017 homes sold in Contra Costa County was a 7 percent improvement year-over-year, and also the highest Q1 sales volume total since Q1 2013.
The $873,681 average home sale here was up 9 percent year-over-year, amounting to the second-highest average sales price in market history.