Fast Facts from California Association of Realtors

Fast Facts

Calif. median home price – September 09: $296,090 (Source: C.A.R.)

Calif. highest median home price by C.A.R. region September 09: Santa Barbara So. Coast $750,000 (Source: C.A.R.)

Calif. lowest median home price by C.A.R. region September 09: High Desert $117,820 (Source: C.A.R.)

Calif. First-time Buyer Affordability Index – Second Quarter 2009: 67 percent (Source: C.A.R.)

Mortgage rates – week ending 10/29/09 30-yr. fixed: 5.03% Fees/points: 0.7% 15-yr. fixed: 4.46% Fees/points: 0.6% 1-yr. adjustable: 4.57% Fees/points: 0.6% (Source: Freddie Mac)