Current Market Data

Cape Cod town is a top spot for first-time homebuyers

A new report has named a Cape Cod community one of the top 10 best cities in the nation for first-time homebuyers.

Navigating Boston’s cost of living on a $100K salary: How far does It stretch?

Living in some of the country’s top cities can get pretty expensive, and Boston is no different.

December pending home sales surge past expectations 

Pending home sales rose 8.3% month over month, the National Association of REALTORS® said, marking the largest monthly jump since 2020. 

December new-home sales jump 8%

Declining interest rates spurred the increase. 

Houzz says these kitchen trends will take off in 2024

Notably, renovators are less likely than they were a year ago to undergo kitchen modifications for the purpose of improving the home’s resale value.

NAR: Existing-home sales slid 1% in December but are expected to rise 

At the same time, the median sales price rose 4.4% to $382,600. 

Boston sees slower home sales, rising prices, shrinking inventory to end the year

December was the slowest month for single-family home sales in more than 25 years.

Builder confidence jumps in January on falling mortgage rates 

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) rose seven points to 44, its second monthly increase in a row. 

2023 Massachusetts home sales hit 12-year low

Massachusetts single-family home sales fell to a 12-year low in 2023, according to a new Warren Group report.

Inventory, affordability impacting Massachusetts homebuyers

Amy Wallick, 2023 MAR president and realtor at Lamacchia Realty says while low inventory continues to create challenges for buyers, she encourages homeowners to consider entering the market. 

Boston home listings grow as prices stabilize

Home listings grew in December as housing prices stabilized, closing out an interesting 2023 for the real estate market.

Is homeownership on the horizon for American millennials this year?

Nearly all millennials — 93% — say a volatile market is to blame for wrecking homebuying plans, with another 76% saying they expect the market to get worse before they’re able to make a purchase themselves.

Falling mortgage rates, rising listings mark house hunters’ return

With mortgage rates dropping to their lowest levels in almost a year, house hunters are returning to a market that many had shied away from in 2023.

CoreLogic: Boston home prices rose 6% in November 

CoreLogic expects prices to continue to grow through the year.

Why are more people moving out of Massachusetts?

For the third year in a row, more people are moving out of Massachusetts than in, according to a new report.

Only 4.7% of Boston homes were affordable in 2023

Falling mortgage rates and more inventory could mean an improvement in housing affordability in the new year.

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