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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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Home-sellers pocket huge profits, buying at the dip

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.

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Housing bubble or new normal? 15% of cities are $1 million market

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.

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Home-flipping profits, sales get hammered

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.