Despite record-high home prices, homes became more affordable thanks to higher incomes and lower mortgage rates.
California educators, bus drivers to teachers, looking to buy their first home could get a helping hand from CalHFA loan program.
State law allows homeowners to convert garages into granny flats with little red tape, but some cities are apparently balking at the effort.
Affordable housing more valuable than bigger paychecks in much of the state.
Many Californians pay a lot in rent for a little. Also, federal tax reform hurts Bay Area homeowners the most and minorities were affected disproportionately by the foreclosure crisis.
A slowing economy has reduced the number of foreign buyers in California. Also, RNs earn a lot, but still face a tough time purchasing a home. And the best cities for families in the state.