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California Among Top States In LEED Rankings

January 27, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Green Building Council says California ranked seventh in the country for LEED building.

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Report: More Affordable To Rent Than Buy In Sacramento Area

December 23, 2015 | Steve Milne

A new housing report finds it's more affordable to rent than to own in Sacramento County. The data show if you're making the average weekly wage, it would take 35 percent of your income to rent a three-bedroom home in the county.

Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press

RealtyTrac: Home Repossessions Down In October

November 12, 2015 | Steve Milne

Sacramento area housing data for October released this morning show there were 235 properties repossessed by lenders in October. RealtyTrac says that was down nearly five percent from September. And it was a 13 percent decrease from a year ago.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

Block By Block: New Method Of Apartment Construction In Sacramento

October 9, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

A new apartment building is going up in downtown Sacramento in a way never before seen in the city.

Sacramento Starts Down Path To 10,000 New Housing Units

August 25, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

The Sacramento City Council has approved a plan to help developers create 10,000 "infill" housing units.

Report: First Time Home Buyer Activity Up

July 23, 2015 | Steve Milne

Sacramento is among the top ten U.S. housing markets with the highest share of buyers using FHA loans in the first six months of 2015. That's according to a new report released today by RealtyTrac.

Report: Renting More Affordable Than Buying

July 9, 2015 | Steve Milne

A new housing report from research firm RealtyTrac finds both Sacramento and San Joaquin counties, as well as Reno, switched from more affordable buyer markets in 2014 to more affordable renter markets in 2015.

RealtyTrac: Bank Repos Rise In May

June 18, 2015 | Steve Milne

Research firm RealtyTrac released its May foreclosure numbers Thursday. California posted a 31 percent year-over-year increase in bank repossessions. The numbers were similar for April.

Woranuch Joyce /CPR


California Drought: ‘Mild Impact’ To State’s Economy

May 29, 2015 | Ed Joyce

A University of the Pacific economic forecast shows that drought has had a "relatively mild" impact on California's economy.

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