Homes for Sale in the Dimond District, Oakland

Looking for Dimond District Oakland Homes for Sale?

Having lived in the Oakland Berkeley Area for 30 years, Tanja is here to help you find the perfect home Oakland home. See available Dimond District Oakland home listings below and reach out to us for questions or to see a property in person.

Tanja came up to the East Bay back in 1991, when she came to get her undergrad degree at UC Berkeley and has loved it ever since!

Tanja is dedicated to helping Oakland home buyers find exactly what they are looking for. Tanja is a Top-Producing agent in Oakland East Bay Area, and with good reason! Her dedication and passion for what she does are evident in every transaction and with every client.

If you are thinking about moving to the Dimond District Oakland, Tanja will help you find the best Dimond homes for sale, never wasting time with properties that do not meet your criteria. When you are ready to buy a house for sale in Oakland, call Tanja to ensure you find the perfect property!

Why does Tanja know so much about the Dimond?

The Dimond District is the adjacent neighborhood to the Glenview neighborhood where Tanja has had her Glenview home since her second child was born there in 2012. She has spent much of her time shopping in the Dimond, drinking coffee, eating at Dimond District restaurants, going to the Dimond Branch of the Oakland Public Library, taking her kids to Dimond Park, and enjoying all that the Dimond District offers! Especially the family friendly event that is OAKTOBERFEST!

Living in the Dimond, Oakland

The Dimond District is a multicultural neighborhood where the lower Oakland Hills meets the flatlands with a strong sense of community, and annual events that help bring neighbors closer together to increase that ever-so-important connection with each other. The Dimond is home to many annual neighborhood events such as National Night Out, block parties, Dimond Improvement Association (DIA) neighborhood events, and more.

The intersection of Fruitvale Ave and MacArthur Boulevard is where most of the community is centered about. The heart of the neighborhood has many wonderful cafes (The Hive, Peets, etc), restaurants (Dimond Slice, Grand Lake Kitchen, Nama, and more!), the neighborhood market Farmer Joe’s, Safeway, La Farine Bakery, hip Oakland wear (Oaklandish), and many other neighborhood services that make living here easy (USPS, Oakland Public Library, banks etc).

The Dimond District Community is very active, with a neighborhood listserve where you can look to get some succulent cuttings, find out who’s giving away free baby stuff, learn what’s going on with City Council, or learn about the latest school fundraiser. To subscribe to the “Dimond News Group”, send a request “Subscribe to Dimond News Group” to: and include your first name and street name.

About the Dimond District, Oakland

The Dimond District is a beautiful and historic neighborhood in Oakland. There are many charming and sweet homes, of a wide variety of styles. Most Dimond District homes are mid-sized 2 and 3-bedroom craftsman bungalows built between the late 1920s and World War II. Each home has it’s own unique history, and many have been lovingly restored and updated while maintaining the home’s original and unique features. Like much of Oakland, there are still many Dimond homes that are awaiting their new owner to update them and restore them to their former glory.

The Dimond neighborhood lies in the Oakland foothills, bordering Dimond Park. The neighborhood sits bordered by Glenview, Oakmore, Lincoln Heights, Redwood Heights, the Laurel, and the 580 Freeway. Freeway access is very easy here!

Casual Carpool Locations in the Dimond District

What is casual carpool? “Casual car pools” are informal car pools that form when drivers and passengers meet – without specific prior arrangement – at designated locations. There are a number of East Bay morning meeting locations, which are listed below.  Drivers drop passengers off at Fremont and Mission Streets (or nearby) in downtown San Francisco.  There is also evening return service from San Francisco to some of the East Bay locations. 

There is one Dimond District casual carpool location located at Fruitvale Ave at Montana.

Sequoia Elementary School – Public Elementary OUSD School

Sequoia Elementary School is a public school serving students from TK-5th grade. Their mission is to provide a powerful education to all students, enabling them to become effective, contributing citizens in our democratic society. Sequoia’s vision is to ensure that all students have access to the core program within the context of a heterogeneous classroom.

Classes at Sequoia are balanced in terms of gender, ethnicity, and academic achievement. The school presents a curriculum that addresses different levels of linguistic and cultural orientations, complexity, pace and material to all students, and a variety of enrichment programs. Sequoia Elementary is committed to fostering a positive school-wide climate, which supports this vision.

Go Squirrels! Are you looking for Homes for Sale in the Dimond District, that feed Sequoia Elementary? Let Tanja help you.

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Bret Harte Middle School – Public Middle OUSD School

Bret Harte Middle School is located in the Dimond/Laurel neighborhood. Students come from a large geographic area, making the student population one of the most ethnically and economically diverse in Oakland.

Bret Harte’s diverse community embraces mutual respect, hard work, and resilience to nurture the whole child in pursuit of academic excellence during the transition to young adulthood.  Fun fact: Actor Tom Hanks attended Bret Harte MS (Class of ’71)!

Are you looking for Homes for Sale in the Dimond District, that feed Bret Harte Middle School? Let Tanja help you.

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How to Get to the Dimond

Freeway exit: From 1-580 E, take the 35th Ave exit; from 1-580 W, exit at Coolidge Ave/Fruitvale Ave

Bart stop: BART is not the easiest way to get here. You can get off at the Lake Merritt BART station, the Fruitvale BART station, or the MacArthur BART station, however, you’ll have to take a bus (see or a Lyft to reach the neighborhood.

Bus lines: 11, 14, 20, 21, 39, NX1, NX2, NXC, 339, 851 (all-nighter)

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