Boston Real-Estate Market Overview


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Average Listing Price

  • $1,116,008
  • for week ending Feb 03
  • +$55,011
  • +5.2%
  • w-o-w

Median Sales Price

  • $369,000
  • Nov '15 - Feb '16
  • $141,000
  • -27.6%
  • y-o-y

Average Listing Price $1,116,008 +5.2% w-o-w
Median Sales Price $369,000 -27.6% y-o-y
Average Price/sqft $309 -15.3% y-o-y
Number of Sales 15 -92.5 % y-o-y

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Most popular neighborhoods Avg. listing Price
Week ending Feb 3
w-o-w
South Boston $764,010 -0.5%
Back Bay $3,010,216 -3.6%
South End $1,507,823 -6.0%
Dorchester $386,970 -0.5%
Beacon Hill $3,430,157 -1.4%
Movers & Shakers Avg. listing price
Week ending Feb 3
w-o-w
Chestnut Hill Neighborhood Association $899,000 -40.5%
Longwood $2,150,000 -23.9%
Downtown $1,924,478 +23.8%
Hyde Park $422,726 +17.8%
Roslindale $539,068 +11.6%
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Summary for Boston


Average price per square foot for Boston MA was $309, a decrease of 47.4% compared to the same period last year. The median sales price for homes in Boston MA for Nov 15 to Feb 16 was $369,000 based on 15 home sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median home sales price decreased 27.6%, or $141,000, and the number of home sales decreased 92.5%. There are currently 691 resale and new homes in Boston on Trulia, including 13 open houses, as well as 321 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 $1,116,008 for the week ending Feb 03, which represents an increase of 5.2%, or $55,011, compared to the prior week. Popular neighborhoods in Boston include South Boston and Back Bay, with average listing prices of $764,010 and $3,010,216.


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