Led by El Dorado County, the Sacramento region became one of California’s notable housing and growth hot spots in the final months of 2020, new data show.
The topsy-turvy year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic ended with a bracing real estate land rush in the capital region, fueled by Bay Area emigrees, as well as a state-leading surge in home construction, and also by competition among local buyers that drove house prices ever higher.
El Dorado County stands out, not only locally but statewide.
The median-priced home sale in El Dorado County hit $535,000 in the final months of 2020, an 18% price increase over the last three months of 2019, one of the biggest percentage jumps among median and large counties in the state, according to national data analyst ATTOM Data Solutions.
Another review, this one by real estate data analyst Ryan Lundquist, found the number of houses…