Calif. median home price: September 2011: $287,440 (Source: C.A.R.)
Calif. highest median home price by region/county September 2011: Marin: $786,590 (Source: C.A.R.)
Calif. lowest median home price by region/county September 2011: Siskiyou County: $113,330 (Source: C.A.R.)
Calif. Pending Home Sales Index: September 2011: 118., an increase of 8.4 percent compared with a prior year.
Calif. Traditional Housing Affordability Index: Second quarter 2011: 51 percent (Source: C.A.R.)
Mortgage rates: Week ending 10/20/2011 30-yr. fixed: 4.11 fees/points: 0.8% 15-yr. fixed: 3.38 fees/points: 0.8% 1-yr. adjustable: 2.94% Fees/points: 0.6% (Source: Freddie Mac)