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Stories related to: housing

Sacramento Not On List Of Best Markets For Buying Single Family Rentals

March 23, 2017 | Steve Milne

If you're thinking about buying rental properties and becoming a landlord, you'd see solid returns on single-family properties in the Midwest, Rust Belt and Southeast ... but not so much in Sacramento.

Flood Problems Plague Area East of Carson City

February 22, 2017 | Ky Plaskon

The Tesla Gigafactory east of Reno is spawning a housing boom in the small community of Dayton, Nevada. Developers plan to build thousands of homes along the Carson River. But the area is constantly flooding.

Sacramento Home Affordability At Eight-Year Low

December 22, 2016 | Steve Milne

Annual home-price appreciation in the fourth-quarter outpaced wage growth in Sacramento County. The median sales price of $305,000 is up 12 percent from a year ago, while average weekly wage growth is up by only one-percent.

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Capitol Roundup: Early Spending Proposals From Senate, Assembly Dems

December 6, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California Senate Democrats want to tackle unfinished business from last legislative session – including fixing the state’s aging infrastructure and boosting affordable housing. Meanwhile, Assembly Democrats are setting their budget priorities.

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Banks Take Back More Homes In October

November 10, 2016 | Steve Milne

Bank repossessions - the final stage of the home foreclosure process - were up in Sacramento County last month. But overall foreclosure activity is down, keeping the inventory of available homes low and making it a tough market for first-time buyers.

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Yuba County Built A Village Of Tiny Homes To Solve A Big Problem

August 15, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

A village of small houses for the homeless is now open in the city of Marysville.

Report: Home Prices Likely To Soften

August 8, 2016 | Steve Milne

Research firm Clear Capital says Sacramento area home prices have increased by 9.5 percent from a year ago. An analyst says prices will likely soften due to supply and demand - fewer first-time home buyers can afford to buy now.

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