January Home Sales in Acton Doubled From Last Year
Condo sales also rose.
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts rose more than 10 percent in January to 2,680, reaching the highest level since 2007, according to new data from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman.
And the Town of Acton followed suit, as well.
Single-family home sales doubled from January 2012 to 2013, although the median sale prices were slashed by about 50 percent.
|Acton Single-Family Home Sales||2012||2013||% change|
|January median sale price||695K||345K||-50.36%|
|YTD median sale price||695K||345K||-50.36%|
January home sales in the Bay State were up over last year's 2,436 sales. This is the highest January sales volume for single-family homes in Massachusetts in five years, when there were 2,953 transactions in January 2007.
The median sale price of single-family homes in Massachusetts increased for the fourth consecutive month in January. Median sale prices rose 6.8 percent in January to $277,750, up from $260,000 in January 2012. This is the highest median home price for January in three years.
Condominium sales statewide also rose in January, increasing almost 11 percent to 1,006 from 907 in January 2012. This is the first January since 2008 where home sales broke the 1,000 mark.
Condo sales in Acton rose from two to five in the same time period.