The October Market Wrap Up

Let’s take at look at the October numbers for single-family homes and condominiums and see how they compare to a year ago.

Middlesex County

  • 1,161 homes sold, up from 1,028 in October 2008
  • The median sales price was $339,000, down from $345,250 in October 2008
  • Homes that sold were on the market an average of 102 days, down from 125 days in October 2008.

Suffolk County

  • 429 homes sold, up from 409 in October 2008
  • The median sales price was $305,000, up slightly from $300,000 in October 2008
  • Homes that sold were on the market an average of 98 days, down from 111 days in October 2008.

Norfolk County

  • 562 homes sold, up from 487 in October 2008
  • The median sales price was $331,500, down from $339,900 in October 2008
  • Homes that sold were on the market an average of 126 days, up from 111 days in October 2008.

Plymouth County

  • 464 homes sold, up from 422 in October 2008
  • The median sales price was $265,000, down from $289,451 in October 2008
  • Homes that sold were on the market an average of 129 days, down from 156 days in October 2008.

Bristol County

  • 360 homes sold, up from 289 in October 2008
  • The median sales price was $230,000, down from $240,000 in October 2008
  • Homes that sold were on the market an average of 134 days, down from 167 days in October 2008.

Essex County

  • 629 homes sold, up from 568 in October 2008
  • The median sales price was $280,000, down from $274,500 in October 2008
  • Homes that sold were on the market an average of 127 days, down from 142 days in October 2008.

Worcester County

  • 737 homes sold, up from 552 in October 2008
  • The median sales price was $212,500, up slightly from $211,200 in October 2008
  • Homes that sold were on the market an average of 135 days, down from 150 days in October 2008.

We pulled these numbers from MLSPIN.

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