Affordable areas to live in Sacramento

Potential homebuyers looking for affordable property in the greater Sacramento area may want to consider a few different neighborhoods. According to real estate market research firm DataQuick, there are homes for sale in Sacramento in neighborhoods where the median sales price is under $100,000.

Here are three communities to check out:

1. North Highlands. The 95660 ZIP code had a median home sales price of $90,000 in June 2012, according to the source. This is a 3.4 percent price increase from the past month, with 51 homes selling during the time frame.

2. Sacramento. According to DataQuick, the 95815 ZIP code had a median sales price of $69,000 in June 2012. This is an astounding 38 percent increase from the past month. The most expensive home sale achieved a closing cost of $180,000.

3. Sacramento. In the 95838 ZIP code, the median sales price for a property in this area was $70,000 in June 2012. While 48 properties sold in the area during the month, they experienced a .7 percent drop in value.

Check out these and other affordable areas to find the Sacramento home that’s right for you.