Plus, as Covid cases decline, more Californians are coming back to cities. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announce a new refi program for low-income homeowners. And building permits for homes drop, again.
Plus, California is a costly place to live, except when it comes to property taxes, at least compared to many other states. The nation’s leading mortgage lenders. And homes are selling at a record sprint.
California home prices reached a record in March, as wanna-be buyers competed for fewer homes on the market and often paid more than the asking price.
Plus, Danville may be the safest city in the state, but Orange County has six of the top 10. Here is why a housing bubble is unlikely, for now. And Fannie and Freddie will be less friendly for buyers of second and vacation homes.
Plus, a $15,000 down payment assistance program would help some renters become homeowners, homeownership rates slip in some cities and improve in others, home equity tops $54,000, and the happiest cities in the state.