Massachusetts Real Estate

January 1, 2012

MA real estate 2011 year in review

Stability – it’s an easy thing to take for granted but in hindsight it’s a very welcome description to be able to use for the 2011 […]
December 17, 2011

2012 MA economic and real estate forecast

We witnessed a slew of positive economic news in the middle of December.  ABC News declared during one evening broadcast aired the week of December 12 […]
December 5, 2011

MA home sales soar 20% in November

MA home sales in November rose an impressive 20% over year ago levels, according to data maintained by MLSPIN, the dominant MLS in Massachusetts. The rise […]
November 3, 2011

Where MA home prices may head in 2012 if US enters a “third dip”

Greater Boston home prices essentially held steady according to the August rendition of the widely-followed Case-Shiller Index for Boston released recently by Standard and Poors.  The […]
October 24, 2011

MA economy improving; MetroWest unemployment at 5 percent

The Massachusetts unemployment rate continued its year-long decline in September, falling to 7.3 percent last month.   The Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce announced late […]
August 31, 2011

Greater Boston home prices leap 5% in 2 months

Standard & Poors announced yesterday that Greater Boston home prices rose an impressive 5% over the last two months. The startling news is contained in the […]
August 6, 2011

MA home sales up 19 percent in July

Home sales rebounded strongly across Massachusetts in July, rising 19% from their levels of one year ago.  July’s healthy sales figures mark the first notable pick […]
July 27, 2011

MA home prices rise

Massachusetts home sellers finally got some good news this week as Standard & Poors announced a nearly one percent rise in the seasonally adjusted S&P/Case-Shiller Home […]
July 8, 2011

Home buying opportunity of a generation?

What may be looked back on years from now as the home-buying opportunity of a generation continues in Massachusetts real estate. MA home prices and home […]
June 15, 2011

Rising supply of MA homes for sale means time to buy

The inventory of homes for sale in Massachusetts swelled a whopping 21% in June compared to year-ago levels.  The rise in MA housing inventory this year […]
June 9, 2011

Consensus: MA home prices will fall in 2011, rise in 2012

If you’ve been wondering when the Massachusetts real estate market will start rising, 2012 looks to be the year. That’s the consensus among 111 housing and […]
May 19, 2011

MA economy adds 19,500 jobs; unemployment falls below 8 percent

The Massachusetts economy continues to add jobs, building on recently reported momentum.  Experts predict that the number of MA jobs will regain pre-recessionary highs by 2013 […]