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October 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market Update

October 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market Update

October 2020 Sacramento area housing market update is a wake-up call for buyers. Another great blog is written by our very own Josh Amolsch. Enjoy — JaCi Wallace.

If you bought a Sacramento County home in October 2019, you likely have 15% more equity today than you did the day you bought it. Crazy, right? That is highly above normal. The October 2020 Sacramento area housing market update also shows the median home price increase from Oct 2019 to Oct 2020 in Yolo and Placer counties clocking in at 8.6% and 8.7%, respectively. Sure, the first few years of monthly mortgage payments are interest heavy, with less than half of the payment going towards the principal loan amount, but you still chip away at the loan amount. The heavy lifting this last year was in appreciation. The average annual appreciation, according to the California Association of Realtors, is usually 4-6%. Appreciation for 2020 is projected to be a little over 8%. read more

October 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market Update

September 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market

September 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market

September 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market is much like ramping up while riding a roller coaster, so hold onto your seat. This is another outstanding job on this month’s blog report by Josh Amolsch. Enjoy. — JaCi Wallace

If you guessed that the median home price in Sacramento county rose again last month, you should go buy a lottery ticket. Yes, the median single home price in Sacramento rose 3.3% from August to $439,000 in September. That is a 13.7% increase from September 2019. Crazy! So many factors are contributing to this meteoric rise in prices. The foundation of it all is that the Sacramento region is damn attractive. Why else would people be plunking down their money here?  read more

August 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market

August 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market

August 2020 Sacramento area housing market report is an excellent and exciting blog and makes you think. Every buyer out there in Sacramento should read this report. Enjoy. — JaCi Wallace

Trends in real estate are ever fascinating. Just as a flock of birds in the sky suddenly move in a different direction altogether, seemingly for no reason. The momentum in real estate is too omnipresent. Some people think greed and emotion have always driven the markets and real life in general. I think the driving common denominator of the two is desire. read more

August 2020 Sacramento Area Housing Market

July 2020 Sacramento County Housing Market Update

July 2020 Sacramento County Housing Market Update

July 2020 Sacramento County housing market update written by Josh Amolsch, is a terrific post, very informative, ENJOY!

Come January 2021, we may look back at the year 2020 and conclude that “unprecedented” was the word of the year. I can think of a few more words too, but that would be for a different blog. That word comes in to play for the July 2020 Sacramento housing market update in a couple of areas. But the driving factor here is nothing new. Inventory is the culprit of rising prices. Take a look at the Month of Inventory for July 2020. I could not find one instance in the last 15 years when the Months of Inventory was at .7 months except for July 2020. Unprecedented. This is down 46.5% from July 2019. Sacramento’s real estate has proven to be very strong during the COVID-era. Stronger than ever, in fact.  read more

July 2020 Sacramento County Housing Market Update

The True Cost of Waiting to Buy A Home in Sacramento

The True Cost of Waiting to Buy A Home in Sacramento

The true cost of waiting to buy a home in Sacramento, as written by our fantastic lender, Dan Tharp, with Guild Mortgage., Enjoy. — JaCi Wallace.

I know shopping for a home today is hard work and very frustrating at times. Inventory is low, and demand is high – It may take many offers, and a few tension-filled bidding sessions, before you land that home. Buyers can quickly get discouraged and say, “I am tired of this. I am just going sign a new rental lease instead and try this again in 6 months to a year”.  read more

The True Cost of Waiting to Buy A Home in Sacramento

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