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MA Home Sale Prices August 2022

Are MA Home Sale Prices Still Rising in 2022? Comparing home sale prices for year-to-date August 31, 2021 and 2022 confirms that sale prices in Massachusetts continue to rise despite higher interest rates. In Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Medford, and Somerville the average sale price for Condominium, Single Family, and Multi-Family homes increased from 4% to...

MA Home Sale Prices Q1 2022

Will Home Sale Prices Rise in 2022? Multiple offers and bidding wars continued in MA during the first quarter of 2022 for homes in good condition, priced fairly, and providing larger living space.  If home buyer demand continues to outpace available inventory then we can expect home sale prices to continue rising. In most of...

Home Sales Market Timing 2020 – 2021

Victorian home with wrap around porch and mature trees and landscape
Market Timing 2020 - 2021 How fast did properties sell in 2021?  The most accurate measurement is "Days to Offer" which shows how quickly home buyers submitted offers and how quickly the sellers accepted an offer.  The market statistics below reflect the average days to offer and average days on market for Condominium, Single Family,...

2021 Housing Inventory in MA

Housing Inventory and Sales Increased in 2021 Despite housing inventory increasing 7% to 63% in Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Medford, and Somerville MA in 2021; increased home buyer demand resulted in record-breaking sale prices and the highest percentage of listings sold in years. Home Buyer Demand Out-Paced Housing Inventory Typically when housing inventory increases, the resulting...

MA Residential Tax FY19 Comparison

In Massachusetts, real estate taxes are set annually during the city/town budget process and require state approval.  A variety of personal exemptions are available; some offer a “Residential Exemption*” which lowers the tax burden for homeowners occupying their primary residence.  Verifying tax details from a trusted source is vital to accurately determine the overall cost…