What the real estate market means for Sacramento and the region

The market for luxury real estate is surging in Sacramento, as the region’s booming real estate industry pushes up prices, exacerbating a housing affordability crisis in some areas.The market has been in a state of flux for months, with a surge in interest from both residential and commercial buyers, according to the realtor-in-chief for Sacramento, …

How the Real Estate Industry Is Fighting a Proposed Tax on Housing Prices

By Amy Gershon March 11, 2018 09:51:03Real estate companies have long fought tax hikes and other restrictions on home purchases.But a new tax proposal that would impose a one-time surcharge on housing transactions, as well as on all property transfers to foreign buyers, would put more money in the pockets of homeowners. While the proposal is …