Typically this time of year puts pressure on all properties on the market, as yet unsold. It will depend on the home's price range. Cherie is quite right that homes in certain ranges are indeed going up despite the time of year. Homes that are priced between 5-600K are showing an increase in number sold as well as sold price of 3%, YOY (year over year). Homes that are in the 6-800K (source Terradata services bases searches from the MLS as well as off line sold homes) are indeed showing a decrease. I think it is because the sort of properties that are sought here would appeal to a buyer(s) that are searching for high scoring schools and want a comfortable home of 3-4 bedrooms, not especially a luxury home. Those will generally take a bit longer to sell, especially in the fall. But sell they do! Spring is a hot market for those motivated by a school calendar, but we have relocation buyers searching all year, those these are fewer in number. I think the 128 and 495 routes hold some influence as well. People want the closest commute that they can afford, and may use these as cut off points.
It is so important to drill down to the most vital data to get a clear answer.
I would be happy to discuss this further with you.