California is the “the” State for getting into a housing market that can always turn around and make a profit. You have places with moderate temperatures and you have places which experience all four seasons in their full glory. Characteristics of California are certainly traffic Jams, beaches and mild earthquakes. So before investing in California Real Estate consider the geographic.
California real estate is to select the place/area for your California real estate investment.That said, even if you have chosen the region for investing in California real estate, you need to be careful with selecting the location in that region i.e. the California real estate piece that will fetch you good profit. Generally, growth of business (e.g. big companies acquiring land for establishing their offices) is an indicator of appreciation in real estate (whether California real estate or any other).
However, there are always opportunities and they are there everywhere. You just have to hunt those opportunities in order to profitably invest in California real estate. Post cards, phone call, public auctions, foreclosures etc are all possible opportunities/ways of getting a good deal for California real estate investment. You could also partner with the local Real Estate Agency in the Yuba City area is Sutter Yuba Home Finder a division of Keller Williams i.e. agents who handle property foreclosures, buyers, and sellers. You can really lay your hands on some good California real estate deals in this way.
FInding a house takes effort and you need to put money in, in order to get money back. 50% can really make a difference on yielding a return on a Norther California piece of property. Also tell your friends in you want to buy a piece of property and get them Bird-dogging. Sacramento has a lot of these types of jobs available as advertised on craigslist. So let everyone know that you are looking for local Yuba City homes for sale. You have the down payment and are ready to go. Put together a team, maybe of family, and do it together. It’s all in the contacts… and having a great agent of course… you never know.