Real Estate and Community
Sacramento has a rich history, fertile culture, vibrant art community and amazing climate. Living in the Greater Sacramento area is living a good life.
Sacramento was noteworthy because it was the terminus of the first railroad in 1856 and the western terminus of the Pony Express in 1860.
The greater Sacramento area includes many adjacent towns and cities, such as Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Rocklin, West Sacramento, Natomas, Strawberry Manors, Del Paso Heights, Orangevale, and North Highlands to name a few.
The city’s location at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River enhanced the city’s ability to be a shipping and rail center for the Sacramento Valley. Food processing is among the major industries in the area. It has a deep-water port connected to the San Francisco Bay by a channel through the Sacramento River Delta.
Sacramento has a wide range of housing situations. The area has multimillion dollar custom estates to low income affordable housing areas. There are subdivisions to meet every price. The area has houses over a hundred years old and newly built neighborhoods. The style of home can be the common ranch, two story, small bungalows to 10,000 square feet mansions. There are urban condominiums and horse ranch properties to round out the mix of homes. There are river view, mountain view, city view and community view homes.