The median price for a home in El Cerrito right now is about $500,000, according to the website trulia.com.
What can you get for that price? Here's one example.
A two-bedroom, one-bathroom house at 534 Richmond St. is listed at $532,900.
It's a bank-owned foreclosure with 1,278 square feet. The home, built in 1938, has been on the market for a week and a half.
Another example is a two-bedroom, one bathroom home at 910 Seaview Drive. The house, which has 980 square feet and was built in 1949, is listed at $495,000.
It's been on the market for about two weeks.