Boston Real Estate Overview


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Average Listing Price

  • $1,134,751
  • for week ending May 27
  • +$68,846
  • +6.5%
  • w-o-w

Median Sales Price

  • $367,450
  • Feb '15 - May '15
  • $117,050
  • -24.2%
  • y-o-y

Average Listing Price $1,134,751 +6.5% w-o-w
Median Sales Price $367,450 -24.2% y-o-y
Average Price/sqft $496 -18.8% y-o-y
Number of Sales 30 -89.9 % y-o-y

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Most popular neighborhoods Avg. listing Price
Week ending May 27
w-o-w
Back Bay $2,724,698 +5.2%
South Boston $775,753 +0.4%
South End $1,214,919 +13.2%
Dorchester $412,729 -8.3%
Beacon Hill $3,323,994 +7.0%
Movers & Shakers Avg. listing price
Week ending May 27
w-o-w
Mattapan $831,600 +18.7%
North End $1,190,724 +18.6%
Fenway/Kenmore $714,260 +17.4%
Jamaica Plain $731,197 +16.3%
Allston $377,285 -14.8%
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Summary for Boston


Average price per square foot for Boston MA was $496, a decrease of 15.8% compared to the same period last year. The median sales price for homes in Boston MA for Feb 15 to May 15 was $367,450 based on 30 home sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median home sales price decreased 24.2%, or $117,050, and the number of home sales decreased 89.9%. There are currently 952 resale and new homes in Boston on Trulia, including 325 open houses, as well as 374 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Boston MA was $1,134,751 for the week ending May 27, which represents an increase of 6.5%, or $68,846, compared to the prior week. Popular neighborhoods in Boston include Back Bay and South Boston, with average listing prices of $2,724,698 and $775,753.


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