Home Values

Massachusetts home sale prices and MA real estate market trends with a Franklin, MA emphasis

February 6, 2019
Case SAhiller Boston Home Price Index

MA home prices continue to move higher

The seasonally adjusted Case-Shiller Boston Home Price Index, which has repeatedly hit all-time highs since 2016, keeps powering upwards. The latest reading of the benchmark Boston […]
January 9, 2019

Mortgage rate drop rescues MA real estate at end of 2018

A sharp decline in mortgage rates last November materially boosted what had been a flagging Massachusetts real estate market in the final quarter of 2018.  The […]
November 23, 2018

Outlook for real estate in 2019 after 2018’s market slowdown

The real estate market in Massachusetts weakened noticeably in the last quarter of 2018, mirroring the slowing pace of home sales in most regions of the […]
October 21, 2018

Demand for homes cools while MA economy sizzles

The beleaguered Massachusetts home buyer finally got a break this fall after years of relentlessly low listing inventories and skyrocketing home prices: there has been a […]
July 23, 2018
Stone Ridge Condos Franklin MA

Stone Ridge Condos in Franklin poised for major price increase

You wouldn’t know it from the chart below, but the townhomes at the Stone Ridge Condominiums in Franklin, MA seem set for a significant increase in […]
July 16, 2018
2018 MA real estate review

MA home prices keep rising, market strong at midyear 2018

At the halfway point of 2018, Massachusetts home prices keep rising amid buoyant market conditions.  The current real estate market in Massachusetts is so robust that […]
July 5, 2018
Case Shiller Boston Home Price Index 1987 - 2018

No Boston Bubble: Why high MA home prices seem here to stay

The Massachusetts real estate market is currently a feast for home sellers. Demand for homes – and home sale prices – continue to soar in 2018. […]
March 15, 2018

33 percent fewer home listings this spring than 2 years ago

The spring home selling season has gotten off to an early start this year, despite three major snow storms so far in March.  Many recent open […]
January 17, 2018

A stellar year in Franklin real estate

A quick look at two charts will show you the driving force behind the outstanding sales numbers posted during 2017 for single family homes in the Town […]
November 8, 2017

Home prices hit a record high amid plunging inventories

The Case-Shiller Home Price Index for Boston has hit another all time high. The seasonally adjusted Boston Index topped 202 for the first time in its […]
October 3, 2017

Why housing is so expensive–and scarce–in Greater Boston

Have you have been wondering why it’s almost impossible to find a decent home at an affordable price in Greater Boston?  A presentation made earlier this […]
July 22, 2017
Franklin Crossing Condos Franklin MA

Franklin Crossing Condos – 1st half 2017 sales report

The first half of 2017 saw the highest price paid for a unit at Franklin Crossing since the onset of the Great Recession back in 2009. […]