The downtown area in most cities is a hotbed of activity. When particular streets or communities in the downtown area are under populated by businesses and people, elected officials in those cities try to turn the neighborhood around by supporting development initiatives. Recent changes to Sacramento's K Read More
Selecting a city to live in depends on more than the state of the local housing market. Potential homebuyers weigh the pros and cons of living in neighborhoods based on emotions and community culture just as much as real estate facts and figures. After purchasing one of the homes for sale in Sacramento, Read More
Following the housing bust of the mid-2000s and the subsequent economic recession, many potential homebuyers put their dreams of owning their own property on hold. The fiscal decline hit many Americans hard. People felt they were unable to take a chance on the declining real estate market and instead Read More
Many potential hombuyers look at the crime statistics for neighborhoods they are considering as possible living locations. Purchasing one of the homes for sale in Sacramento is a large commitment, but individuals may be comforted knowing that the local government is consistently striving to maintain peace Read More
Real estate in Sacramento is undergoing positive changes. Following the recession, many metros across the nation were negatively impacted by the housing crisis and economic recession. However, an improving local and national economy is steadily improving the real estate market in the greater Sacramento area Read More
More Americans than ever are turning toward home builders and real estate development companies requesting the presence of sustainable technology within their homes. Energy-efficient solutions such as light emitting diodes (LEDs), radiant heating and insulation with high R-values are beginning to be Read More
Potential homebuyers may not always consider the strength of the local commercial real estate market before purchasing a property. However, researching the presence of local businesses, the rise and fall of employment in local industries and other related topics can give a person a strong indication of the Read More
What one generation is looking for in a home may not be the same as another, according to a recent survey. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate recently released the results of its national survey of 18 to 35 year old Americans. The research revealed that Americans in Generation X and Y are savvier than Read More
Real estate in Sacramento saw marked improvements in the past quarter, as did many other metros across the country. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), home prices are rising in metros across the nation, indicating a steady housing recovering is currently underway.
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Potential homebuyers considering a move may want to consider the affordability of the region in question. The difference between the average cost of living in a metro and the rate of growth of a household's income could indicate which real estate market is right or not.
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