Sacramento Housing More Affordable Than The Nation Overall

Property Manager with HomePointe Property Management, CRMC 00691121

According to the National Association of Home Builders-Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index, the Sacramento Region has an index of 70.3%.  This means that 70.3% of families earning a median income can afford to buy a home. 

The index for the nation during the reporting period, 3rd Quarter 2009, is 70.1%. 

Sacramento has not been this affordable in many years.  Of course it is due to reduced pricing with all the foreclosures and short sales. 

Investors, it is time to buy!

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Robert A. Machado, CPM, MPM

HomePointe Property Management

Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, and Placer Counties

We manage residential and commercial property.

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Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Wow -- I was surprised to see this.  I would think that California prices are still very high compared to mahy other regions.  Very interesting.  BTW are you related to the Machados in MA?

Mar 16, 2010 04:37 PM #1
Robert Machado
HomePointe Property Management, CRMC - Sacramento, CA
CPM MPM - Property Manager and Property Management

Joan,  I have purchased homes under 100k, one for 60k that previously sold for over 200k.  It is more affordable.  I do not know any Machado's in MA.  But do have relatives there.

Mar 16, 2010 05:24 PM #2
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Robert - That's a pretty encouraging percentage for our area!  It's certainly more encouraging than a few years ago!

Mar 17, 2010 12:37 PM #3
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