California had five of the top 20-selling master-planned communities in the U.S. Also, the state adds some cities to the million-dollar list, but a few fall off. What makes more sense, buying or renting?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.