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Zillow: California housing market to cool off after a red-hot decade

Economists and real estate experts say several California cities could endure lower home prices and values. Also, impressive home price growth during the past decade and affordability is a major problem in the state.

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January is the new April when it comes to home searches

New calendar, new home for many home-shoppers. Also, rent control starts, Fannie and Freddie less friendly, home equity growth takes a break and home-flipping profits tumble.

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Higher loan limits for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac mortgages

Federal housing finance agency approves higher lending limits for mortgages, buying a home in December is a savings gift and soaring rents result in less space.

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Luxury home prices soar in Sacramento, stumble in San Diego, San Jose

A tale of two markets when it comes to luxury home prices. Also, Bay Area home sellers net nifty profits and apartment rents in California among most expensive in U.S.

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What California regions are most at risk for wildfires?

Nine of the 15 regions most at risk for wildfires are in California. Also, all hail San Diego, the nation’s solar-panel king. And if you’re the cash-and-carry type, you better have a big wheelbarrow and decades to spare to pay cash for a home in the state.