Wow, the median and average sales price for Hayward homes continues on an upward trajectory. The median home price in Hayward is now $536,000 and the average is $554,688. This represents a 43.91% increase and 45.19% increase respectively since June 2013. Days on market is holding steady at around 20 days, while purchase prices are averaging 103.35% of list price, indicating buyers are still willing to pay more than sellers are asking.
Available soon in the Historic Prospect Hill Neighborhood of Downtown Hayward is a charming 1181 square foot, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom bungalow at 22272 Prospect Street. Two bedrooms and a full bath, along with an office area alcove are upstairs from a beautiful downstairs living room, dining room, half-bath and efficient kitchen area. This historic home has had some major renovation work done by the current owners, including a new furnace and a completely new foundation. Built in 1905 and full of character and craftsmanship, someone that appreciates history and the character of classic custom construction will fall in love immediately. Sitting forward on a fairly sized lot, side access affords an easy path to a large back yard, that also includes a large storage shed for those seasonal items and boxed up memories. This cedar shingle sided home has the benefit of being just a few short blocks from the rejuvenated Downtown Hayward Entertainment District, offering great international restaurants (Thai, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, El Salvadorian, American, California Cuisine, cafe’s, coffee shops and more), movie theaters, live music venues, bars and retail. The weekly Farmer’s Market is a five minute walk, and a voluntary and active neighborhood association stays vigilant in furthering the neighborhood’s interests with City Hall. Priced at $424,500, this downtown historic gem will make the lucky buyer very happy to call Hayward home. Stay tuned from more information, pictures, and maybe a story or two about this beautiful home.