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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. […]
June 5, 2017

Greater Boston home prices set record high . . . again

Greater Boston home prices keep setting records!  The seasonally adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index for Boston climbed above 200 for the first time in its 30 […]
April 13, 2017

MA real estate market sizzles in first quarter of 2017

The sizzling Massachusetts real estate market continued on high broil during the first quarter of 2017. Housing inventories got markedly tighter throughout the eastern half of […]
March 10, 2017

Greater Boston home prices nearly double since 2000

Up 94 percent since 2000!  That’s the hefty gain recorded by Greater Boston single family home prices in the 16 years since start of the 21st […]
February 20, 2017

Housing scarcity deepens across Eastern MA

There’s a pressing lack of homes for sale in most communities in Eastern Massachusetts.  As you’ll see in this post below, there’s currently an alarmingly low […]
January 23, 2017

Franklin, MA faces a housing shortage in 2017

In a situation recalling the “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” opening lines of Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, […]
January 15, 2017

2016 a record year for real estate in MA

2016 was a stupendous year for real estate in Massachusetts. Home sales volume on MLS-PIN shattered prior records and Greater Boston home prices hit new all […]
January 12, 2017

Strong demand boosts condo prices at Franklin Crossing in 2016

The average sale price of condos at Franklin Crossing in Franklin, MA rose sharply during 2016. At $152,938, the average sale price at Franklin Crossing was […]
December 1, 2016

Bullish forecast for Boston real estate in 2017

With homes in Massachusetts selling at a record pace and Greater Boston home prices surging nearly 5% above their previous all time high, economists and housing […]
September 19, 2016

Low unemployment rate drives MA home sales, prices higher

All the jobs created by the dynamic Massachusetts economy are driving the MA unemployment rate down to lows not seen since the high tech boom years […]
July 18, 2016

MA home sales booming in 2016

The Massachusetts real estate market is posting banner sales results this year. MA single family home sales volume jumped 18.5% in the first half of 2016, […]
April 26, 2016

Franklin needs more homes for sale

Franklin home buyers have been faced with a dire reality so far in 2016: there simply have been not enough homes for sale in town at […]
April 18, 2016

MA home sales jump in first quarter 2016

With the Case-Shiller Home Price Index for Boston at all-time highs as 2016 got underway, the stage was set for robust home sales in Massachusetts during […]
January 18, 2016

MA home sales hit record volume in 2015

The number of single family homes sold in Massachusetts in 2015 soared to record highs, according to data provided by MLSPIN. Home sales volume across MA […]
November 2, 2015

Finding bargains as Greater Boston home prices near all time highs

Home buyers looking for a good deal this fall may be hard pressed to find bargains in the Bay State. Greater Boston home prices are now […]
October 4, 2015

Double digit home price gains in Franklin

Franklin home sellers are enjoying a strong fall selling season this year! September saw the median sale price of Franklin single family homes shoot up over […]
September 8, 2015

Strong August home sales signal active fall selling season ahead

Single family home sales volume in Massachusetts rose by over 10% in August, compared to the same month one year ago. The solid showing came on […]
August 5, 2015

Case-Shiller Boston Price Index slips again

The Case-Shiller Home Price Index for Boston declined recently for the second straight month this year. May’s reading of 178.94 puts the seasonally adjusted Index roughly […]
July 25, 2015

Franklin Crossing prices rise 18.8 percent in 3 years

The market for condos at Franklin Crossing in Franklin, MA continued its winning ways during first half of 2015. The average sale price at Franklin Crossing […]
July 25, 2015

Spruce Pond prices on the rise

The average sale price of townhomes at Spruce Pond Village in Franklin, MA rose 5.3% in the first half of 2015, compared to the average sale […]
July 25, 2015

Chestnut Ridge avg sale price up 9.8 percent

The first half of 2015 saw the average sale price of townhomes at Chestnut Ridge in Franklin, MA rise 9.8% compared to 2014’s first half average. […]
July 25, 2015

Average sale price at Forge Hill up 10.6 percent

The average sale price at the Forge Hill condominiums in Franklin, MA rose to $259,900 during the first of this year. That’s a 10.6% increase over […]
July 25, 2015

Stone Ridge first half 2015 sales report

The average sale price of townhomes at Stone Ridge in Franklin, MA declined 2.8% for the first half of the year, compared to the average price […]
July 25, 2015

Highwood sales update first half 2015

There was a slight 1.3% drop in the average sale price of condos at Highwood in Franklin, MA during the first half of 2015, compared to […]