Current Market Data

Inflation has buyers and sellers rethinking their plans

Inflation concerns are influencing plans for homebuyers and sellers, according to a recent Redfin survey.

Boston Housing Scorecard: Housing starts, inventory both plummet in December

Nationally, interest rates rose as builder confidence fell.

Housing affordability falls to lowest level since 2008

Housing affordability fell to its lowest level since 2008 in October as home prices rose 19.6% from last year.

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: Boston home prices continue their climb 

Nationally, housing prices were also on the rise, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index. 

Which Boston neighborhoods will be most in demand in 2022?

Boston ranked third among large U.S. cities for the highest median one-bedroom monthly rent at $2,550 in December.

Pending-home sales return to negative territory in November

“There was less pending home sales action this time around, which I would ascribe to low housing supply, but also to buyers being hesitant about home prices,” National Association of REALTORS® chief economist Lawrence Yun said.

Median home prices reach an all-time high

“Fewer homes are selling because of a lack of supply, while demand remains strong.” — Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather

New-home sales soar 12.4% in November

The median sales price of new homes hit a new high of $416,900.

NAR: Existing-home sales post third monthly gain in a row

The median existing-home sales price for all housing types rose again on an annual basis, marking 117 consecutive months of gains.

It may be an unseasonably warm winter for the housing market

The seasonal housing cooldown may end early this year according to Zillow’s latest market report, which found the spring market thaw may be here before winter even begins.

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