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Home-seller profits slip in second quarter, proving that timing is everything

Plus, real estate investors are buying more homes and competing with everyday folks for properties, foreign homebuyers have declined with the pandemic, and the governor appoints a new CalHFA executive director.

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FivePoint details carbon-neutral community in Valencia

Plus, high-end homebuyers are outpacing the rest of us, home equity soars in the first quarter, excess state land becomes affordable housing, and LGBTQ home buying and ownership practices.

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Big-city folks keep looking at more affordable suburbs

Sacramento is one of the hottest-housing markets in the nation. Plus, higher home prices help homeowner equity, and apartment and home rents increase, and should you buy or rent in California?

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California home sellers pocket huge profits, buying at the dip and selling at the peak a decade later

Plus, bidding wars are definitely the norm, home-improvement projects that (mostly) pay off, affordability drops as prices soar, and CalHFA will boost income limits in some counties.

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Luxury home prices, sales soar in Bay Area, Sacramento

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.