In ZIP code 01238, home prices depreciated prominently by a 7.7 percent year-over-year, providing future buyers with lower budgets a better range of options. The average listing price last year was $387,138. At the same time, number of homes for sale on the market increased noticeably by 25 percent. Inventory in last year hit 44 homes for sale, which extended to 55 in this year, allowing buyers a larger scope of the market in their home searches. In this place, a handful of residential properties feature wood floors which give a beautiful look to the home and are easier to clean than carpet. Quite a few residents in ZIP code 01238 choose to beat the heat by relaxing in their swimming pool, as many of the homes here come with a pool.