Current Market Data

Black Knight: Mortgage forbearances finish February with weekly increase
Black Knight: Mortgage forbearances finish February with weekly increase

The increase follows a decline earlier in February that cut the number of homeowners in forbearance plans to less than 2.7 million, the first dip below that threshold since April 2020.

New home listings fall as median prices increase
New home listings fall as median prices increase

New home listings nationwide fell 17% from last year, while median home sale prices are up 15%, according to a recent Redfin report.  

Pending home sales hit record high in January
Pending home sales hit record high in January

The all-time high for January comes as limited supply cut pending transactions on a monthly basis, the association said.

Median home sales price nears record-high
Median home sales price nears record-high

The median sales price in the first month of 2021 was up 11.8% from January 2020 to $285,000, nearly matching the record high of $290,000 set last August.

Cape Cod real estate market starts the year strong
Cape Cod real estate market starts the year strong

The Cape Cod real estate market remained strong coming off a record-setting 2020 fueled by high demand and low inventory.

Searches for $1 million-plus homes highest since 2017, Redfin says
Searches for $1 million-plus homes highest since 2017, Redfin says

In Boston, 15.5% of last year’s Redfin searches were for homes priced higher than $1 million.

WalletHub: Massachusetts is the most educated state
WalletHub: Massachusetts is the most educated state

Additionally, the report found Massachusetts has the highest school system rating at 21.70% (18.1% times higher than Montana which had the lowest at 1.20%).

More than half of homes selling within two weeks
More than half of homes selling within two weeks

A new report from Redfin shows how inventory shortages are driving a chain reaction that includes accelerating home prices, unprecedented competition and surprisingly, the suppression of much-needed new listings.

MAR: 2021 home sales surge; increase in spring sellers expected
MAR: 2021 home sales surge; increase in spring sellers expected

A cold winter is no match for home sales as they continued to increase last month despite all-time high prices and record low inventory.

Boston among the few major markets with declining rents
Boston among the few major markets with declining rents

“In the final months of 2020, single-family rents posted the highest increases in over four years,” said Molly Boesel, principal economist at CoreLogic. “However, single-family rent price reaction to the pandemic and resulting recession differed greatly across metros.”

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