Home Sales Keep Dipping in Mass. as Affordability Shrinks

The number of home sales across Massachusetts took another hit last month – typically the heart of the busy spring homebuying season – as prices for single-family homes hit an all-time high according to new data from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman.

Are High Mass. Home Prices Finally Biting?

Massachusetts saw a slight downturn in the number of single-family houses sold last month compared to the pre-pandemic norm, leaving some observers to question whether the pool of potential homebuyers has shrunk, and others to conclude the let-up is only temporary.

Housing Inventory Up in State’s Major Markets

The number of single-family houses and condominiums for sale in Massachusetts grew substantially in nearly all of the state’s major markets last month, and market-watchers say the hot market could moderate later this year.

Engage in Town Politics to Grow Opportunity in Mass.

Earlier this year, the Housing Choice bill passed with robust support from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors and a broad coalition of partners committed to enabling the creation of new housing across the state. Now, we must collectively turn our attention to realizing the opportunity before us.

2020: ‘A Year Like No Other’

The residential real estate market’s strong start last year ultimately became a preamble to dramatic increases in single-family sales and prices, and incredibly low inventory nearly throughout the commonwealth.