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Looking for reliable information on Massachusetts home sales, home prices and MA real estate market trends? You’ll find it here, with an added emphasis on home sales in the Franklin, MA real estate market area!

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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 […]
July 9, 2015

Why MA home prices may drop this summer

The seasonally adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index for Boston may be signaling that a new round of real estate weakness is in the offing in the […]
June 2, 2015

Home price gains, demand shift forecast for Bay State housing

The Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern  University recently released its annual Greater Boston Housing Report Card.  In the Report Card, the Dukakis […]
May 24, 2015

What the low supply of homes in MA means for you

The advent of spring’s warm weather brought more home listings onto the market in Franklin, MA and across Massachusetts. But the supply of homes for sale […]
January 30, 2015

Home prices resume rise

It’s safe to say the slump Greater Boston home prices encountered last summer is over!  The seasonally adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index for Greater Boston rose […]
January 21, 2015

Tight supply plagues MA housing market early in 2015

“Woefully inadequate” appears to be the best way to describe the widespread lack of supply of homes for sale in Massachusetts so far in 2015.  As […]
January 6, 2015

Bullish outlook for MA real estate in 2015

The stage may be set for strong home sales and rising property prices in Massachusetts during 2015.  The Bay State’s housing market showed renewed vigor in […]
December 28, 2014

Good economic news may be good for MA real estate in 2015

The new year is about to get under way on a high note of financial hope and optimism. Very encouraging economic trends that developed in the […]
November 20, 2014

The state of MA real estate as 2014 ends

As we near the end of 2014, there’s a lot of angst being expressed in the media about the real estate market in Massachusetts.  The Boston […]
October 6, 2014

Greater Boston home prices in 3 month decline

The seasonally adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index for Boston has declined for the third month in a row. The Index tracks single family home sale prices […]
September 1, 2014

Home supply up in Franklin as fall selling season begins

Home sellers in Franklin, MA face a potential trap for the unwary when it comes to pricing their homes for the fall 2014 market.  On the […]
July 15, 2014

Franklin home prices rise 13.7 percent, midyear supply of homes swells

The median sales price of single family homes in Franklin, MA rose 13.7% in the first half of 2014 compared to last year.  That’s the best […]
July 8, 2014

Greater Boston home prices near 2005 highs

As astonishing as it may sound, Greater Boston home values have recouped most of their Great Recession losses!  Since January 2012, metro Boston single family home […]
May 15, 2014

Sudden surge of listings good news for Franklin home buyers

Anxious home buyers frustrated with the low housing inventory in Franklin, MA are getting some very good news midway through May: a surge of new listings in […]
May 5, 2014

Greater Boston home prices continue rise

The latest report on Greater Boston home prices from the people who produce the Case-Shiller Home Price Index verifies that we are in the midst of […]
April 15, 2014

Franklin, MA home listings surge in April

It’s almost as if a listings spigot opened in Franklin, MA once the snow finally melted this month.  April’s warm weather has brought a veritable flood […]
April 2, 2014

Franklin MA home prices up 34 percent since 2011

The median sales price of single family homes in Franklin, MA rose 6.1% in the first quarter just ended, compared to the first quarter of 2013.  […]
March 14, 2014

Chart tracks tight supply of homes in Franklin, MA

If you’re in the market to buy a home in Franklin, Massachusetts you already know that there aren’t a lot of homes for sale!  Here’s a […]
February 26, 2014

Case-Shiller Boston Home Price Index on the rise

The seasonally adjusted Case-Shiller Home Price Index for Boston extended its gains for the last month of 2013, rising 0.6% in December.  December’s rise put the […]
February 24, 2014

Supply of homes for sale in MA remains tight

As the spring 2014 home selling season nears, the inventory of homes for sale in Massachusetts is stubbornly stuck at extremely low levels.  According to data […]
January 30, 2014

Rising home prices and short supply may make spring market sizzle

As February 2014 approaches, the Massachusetts real estate market is facing potentially incendiary conditions. Bay State home prices are on the rise, the supply of properties […]
January 8, 2014

Franklin MA real estate recap 2013

The number of single family homes that changed hands in Franklin during 2013 increased 11% over home sales closed in 2012.  Demand for homes priced to […]
November 29, 2013

Home prices make big jump in MA

Greater Boston single family home prices are rising robustly according to new data released by S&P Dow Jones Indices, publisher of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.  […]
November 2, 2013
Case Shiller Index Boston home prices 8-13

Greater Boston home prices rise in August

Home prices in Greater Boston rose 0.5% in August as continued strong demand coupled with low housing inventory caused Metro Boston home values to move upwards […]
September 26, 2013
case shiller boston home prices july 2013

Greater Boston home prices hold steady for 3rd straight month

Greater Boston single family home prices spent another month treading water in July, marking the third month in a row that metro Boston home values have […]
August 28, 2013
case shiller home price boston june 2013

Greater Boston home prices take a breather after substantial rise

Nothing goes up in a straight line forever.  After rising nearly 6% over 8 consecutive months since last October, Greater Boston home prices moved fractionally lower […]