Calif. median home price: October 2016:

  • California: $513,520
  • Calif. highest median home price by region/county: San Francisco, $1,407,500
  • Calif. lowest median home price by region/county: Tehama, $163,000

Calif. Pending Home Sales Index
The Pending Home Sales Index rose 1.5 percent from 117.3 in October 2015 to 119.1 in October 2016 – the seventh consecutive year-to-year increase.

Calif. Traditional Housing Affordability Index:
Third Quarter 2016: 31 percent

Mortgage rates: Week ending 11/23/2016
(Source: Freddie Mac)

  • 30 year fixed: 4.03% fees/points: 0.5%
  • 15-year fixed: 3.25% fees/points: 0.5%