Last year, the average listing price in Barre was $165,562, but prominently grew 7.1 percent to reach $177,347 this year. During the same period, number of homes for sale increased slightly year-over-year by 3 percent, from 101 to 104 listings, allowing buyers more wiggle room in their searches. Many homes in Barre offer below-ground pools, some even heated, which are a low-upkeep option for relaxation during warm summer days. The hardwood floors available in a significant number of homes in this area are attractive and easy-to-maintain for families with pets or young children. Barre is enhanced by the beauty of the landscaping on display in the yards of many properties in the area.