About Hayward

Hayward has grown exponentially since its settlement in 1841; it’s now the sixth-largest city in the Bay Area and home to several manufacturing companies, including Annabelle Candy, Shasta Soft Drinks and a PepsiCo production and distribution center. California State University – East Bay and Chabot College are both located in Hayward, as well.

Hayward is conveniently located off CA-238 near its junction with I-880 and I-580, just minutes from San Leandro and Oakland at the eastern end of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge. This charming community is close to the Bay, and it’s tucked between Anthony Chabot Regional Park to the north and Garin Regional Park to the south.


Homes for Sale in Hayward, CA

As you explore homes for sale in Hayward, CA, you’ll find several single-family houses with spectacular views, sprawling estates and everything in-between. The home prices in this city vary widely, based on the type, style and age of each home—but there truly is something for everyone here.

About the Hayward Real Estate Market

This is an area of rapid growth, and you’ll find a number of new homes for sale, condos and even duplexes for sale in Hayward.

New Homes in Hayward, CA

New construction is going up in several areas of the city. Some of the most notable communities include:

  • Apricot Station
  • Blackstone at the Cannery
  • Burbank
  • Crown Point
  • Highland Villas
  • Upper B Street

Condos for Sale in Hayward, CA

Some of the most exceptional condominium developments that have condos for sale in Hayward are located in:

  • Burbank
  • Downtown Hayward
  • Hayward Highland
  • Hideaway
  • Mission – Garin
  • Mission – Foothil

Duplexes for Sale in Hayward, CA

If you’re searching for duplexes for sale in Hayward, CA, you’re sure to find one that meets your needs. Whether you intend to become a landlord or revamp a duplex to make it a single-family dream home, we can help you find the right spot.

Schools in Hayward

Kids living in the city are part of the Hayward Unified School District. In addition to the public schools, there are a number of private schools and institutes of higher learning in the city. There are 26 public elementary schools and 20 private elementary schools within city limits.

Middle Schools

  • Alameda County Community
  • Alameda County Opportunity School
  • Anthony W. Ochoa
  • Bret Harte
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Faith Ringgold School of Arts and Science
  • Highland
  • KEY Academy (Charter)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Royal Sunset Continuation
  • Winton

High Schools

  • Alameda County Community
  • Alameda County Opportunity
  • Brenkwitz
  • East Bay Arts
  • Eden Area Rop School
  • Hayward
  • Impact Academy of Arts and Technology
  • Leadership (Charter)
  • Mount Eden
  • Royal Sunset Continuation
  • Silver Oak High (Public Montessori Charter)
  • Tennyson

Colleges and Universities

  • California State University – East Bay
  • Chabot College

Dining, Shopping and Entertainment

Cuisine from all over the world, fabulous shopping experiences… you’ll find it all in Hayward. This city is home to the Southland Mall, Union Landing and the Fairway Park Shopping Center, which combined, have all the retail stores you’d expect to find in a much larger city. Hayward has a movie theater, a bowling alley and plenty of nightlife, as well.

Two golf courses—Mission Hills of Hayward and Skywest Golf Course—are located right in town, as is the Stonebrae Country Club.

Things to Do in Hayward

The downtown area of Hayward is its cultural hub, where you’ll find Hayward City Hall, the City Center Building and Alex Giualini Plaza. The Hayward Area Historical Society Museum and the historic Buffalo Bill’s Brewery are also located here.

Two Hayward sites are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: The Green Shutter Hotel and Eden Congregational Church. Nearby Meek Mansion is also listed on the California Register of Historical Resources, and Agapius Honcharenko’s Ukraina Ranch is also located here.

The East Bay Regional Park District and the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District operate several parks in the area, including:

  • Don Castro Regional Recreation Area
  • Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Park
  • Eden Landing Ecological Reserve
  • Garin Regional Park
  • Hayward Regional Shoreline
  • Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center
  • Japanese Gardens
  • Kennedy Park
  • Memorial Park
  • Sulphur Creek Nature Center

Commute Times From Hayward

The Bay Area Rapid Transit system has two stations in Hayward: Hayward Station downtown and the South Hayward Station near Union City. The AC Transit bus system also operates in Hayward, as does Amtrak (there’s daily service at the Hayward Station for the Capitol Corridor train to San Jose and Auburn).

Find Homes for Sale in Hayward, CA Now

When you’re ready to find homes for sale in Hayward, CA, you deserve to work with an area expert who knows the communities and who can help you find the perfect place to live.

Call us at 925-330-0886 or contact us online to tell us how we can help you search for the perfect home and we’ll get started right away.