Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Acton MA Housing Market Report; Prices Rebound But Fewer Sales in 2011

Acton MA Market Report - January 2012

5 Year Comparisons 2007 - 2011; December Sales and Current Market Conditions

Acton MA - Sold Prices - 2007 - 2011

Median and Average sale prices for single-family homes sold in 20011 rebounded to 2008 levels. The number of homes sold was also very close to 2009; fewer than in 2010 and 2011.
Acton MA - Number of Single Family Homes Sold 2007 - 2011

Days on market is an important factor when pricing a house to sell. Buyers always want to know how long a property has been on the market. They assume the longer it's been on the market the more motivated the seller must be and the less they will offer.
Acton zMA - Average Days on Market 2007 - 2011

December Sales: There were 13 single-family closed sales in Acton during December 2011; there were 14 in September 2010; and median and average sale prices were also less. The median sale price was $635,000, up from $533,900 in December 2010. The average price was $563,173, also up from December 2010 when it ws $545,055.

Current Market: There are 57 single family homes for sale in Acton MA; last year there were 62 at this time. List prices range from $199,000 to $1,100,000. The median list price is $525,000; the average list price is $526,217. both higher than one year ago when the median was $517,400 and the average list price was $541,565.

Of the 57 single family homes on the market, 9 have offers accepted waiting for contingencies to clear; and there are 13 homes with sales pending; 5 are new construction with closing dates ranging from the end of February to the end of May.

Condominiums and Townhouses: There are 52 condominiums for sale. Prices range from $74,900 for apartment/garden style units to $609,800 for new detached single-family style homes with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and 2 car garages. There are also a variety of young and new attached townhouses in the 400s, some but not all are age-restricted/55+.

There were 8 closed sales during 2011. The median price was $204,000; the average was $246,008.

Source: MLSPIN (Multiple Listing Service Property Information Network)

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