If you mean Springfield, MA - than the simple answer is the median price for a single family in Springfield, MA was $143,700 in 2005 and is $134,000 for 2008.
To get a better answer you really need to even drill it down to the neighborhood and really look at hat is going on within that neighborhood. Than you need to look at the active, pendings, and recent solds for that neighborhood. Some neighborhoods have way too much inventory and just aren't moving while other neighborhoods actually don't have enough inventory.
As always, all real estate is local and talk to your local real estate expert.