canton ma real estate: July 2015 Canton MA Market Report - 08/05/15 11:46 AM
The July 2015 Canton MA Market Report showed some gains last month.  Total sales and average sale prices were up.  However, a Canton MA Buyer doesn't have to pay "sticker price" to get the house of their dreams. 
July 2015 Canton MA Market Report
The MLS Property Information Network reported that a total of 27 Canton MA homes were sold in July 2015.  That is 50% more than the total sold in July 2014.  That is the most Canton MA homes sold in the month of July for the last five years.  It is also slightly below the 28 sold in June of … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: 2nd Quarter 2015 Canton MA Home Sales Report - 07/02/15 10:02 AM
The 2nd Quarter 2015 Canton MA Home Sales Report has some good news for Buyers.  Prices have come down a little.  So have total sales.  Here's your home sales breakdown.
2nd Quarter 2015 Canton MA Home Sales Report
A total of 57 Canton MA homes were sold between April 1, 2015 and June 30, 2015, according to the MLS Property Information Network.   That is just 3.4% less than the total sold in the 2nd quarter of last year.  This was also a 111% uptick from the 1st quarter of this year.  That goes to show just how brutal winter was for Canton MA home … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: Canton MA Home Sales - May 2015 - 06/03/15 01:07 PM
The Canton MA real estate market offers good news to Buyers.  Prices have come down slightly from last year.  Interest rates remain low.  If you are going to buy, now is a great time.  Here is your report on Canton MA Home Sales - May 2015.
The MLS Property Information Network reported that there were a total of 16 Canton MA homes sold in May 2015.  This was 11.1% lower than the same time last year.  However, it was also 14.3% higher than April 2015.  
Here is a bit of information Buyers will be happy to hear.  The average sale price paid … (1 comments)

canton ma real estate: April 2015 Canton MA Home Sales Report - 05/07/15 12:16 PM
The numbers are in and they look good!  Total sales have almost doubled last year's numbers.  Prices have increased slightly.  Here is your April 2015 Canton MA Home Sales Report.
The MLS Property Information Network reported that a total of 14 Canton MA homes were sold in April 2015.  This was a 75% increase from the same time last year.  It was also a 75% increase from the eight that were sold the previous month.  And we haven't even hit the busy part of the year either!
The average sale price of a Canton MA home in April 2015 was $475,807.  That was … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: Canton MA Home Sales - March 2015 - 04/01/15 01:06 PM
This winter has been exceptionally harsh for the Northeast.  Canton MA Home Buyers were still persistent.  They dug themselves out from under record snowfall in search of their next home.  Canton MA home sales for March 2015 showed how persistent these Buyers could be.

According to the MLS Property Information Network, there were a total of eight Canton MA homes sold in March 2015.  This broke the streak of 13 homes sold in March for each of the last four years.  It also matched the total amount of homes sold in February 2015.  One lucky Buyer purchased a 3 bed/1.5 … (3 comments)

canton ma real estate: 2015 Luce School Carnival in Canton MA - 03/06/15 08:53 AM
The snow is still with us.  But it is March and Spring cannot be far behind!  (At least that's what I keep telling myself!)
One sure sign of Spring in Canton MA is the Annual Dean S. Luce Elementary School Carnival!  The Carnival will be held this weekend. Here are the details:
 
What: Luce School Carnival
When: Saturday, March 7th
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Luce School, Independence Stree, Canton MA 
 

A completely indoor event, it is not dependent on the weather. Come on out and enjoy this fun family event! It is suitable for children of all … (2 comments)

canton ma real estate: Canton MA Home Sales Update for February 2015 - 03/04/15 12:53 PM
I have yet to figure out what we have done to anger Old Man Winter, but Massachusetts has really taken a beating this winter.  I don't know about you, but I am ready to see a bit of sunshine.  The first official day of Spring is March 20th.  Do you think we might start to see some sunshine around these parts by then?  I certainly hope so!  For now, let's see what the Canton MA Home Sales Update for February 2015 said.

According to the MLS Property Information Network, there were a total of eight Canton MA homes sold from … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: January 2015 Canton MA Home Sales Report - 02/04/15 01:55 PM
A new year means a new beginning.  That is just what the Canton MA community experienced last month.  Home sales started off the year much higher than last January and prices were up as well.  Here is your January 2015 Canton MA home sales report.

The MLS Property Information Network reported that a total of 11 homes were sold between January 1 and January 31, 2015.  While only slightly lower than two years ago, that is almost double the amount sold in January 2014.  One eager Canton MA Buyer put in an offer on a 3 bed/1 bath, 1280 square … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: Snowy Owl Presentation at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum - 01/28/15 12:33 PM
Have you dug out from the Blizzard of 2015? Getting a little cabin fever after being cooped up for the past couple of days?
 
Head on over to the Blue Hills Trailside Museum on Thursday January 29th at 7:00 pm to their prgoram "What's Happening With the Snowy Owls this Winter?" The program runs until 8:30 pm and is geared towards an audience ages 8 and up. The cost is $5.00 for members and $8.00 for non-members. The program will talk about the snowy owl incursion of last winter (who knew?!) and talk about what is going on with th snowy owls … (2 comments)

canton ma real estate: Canton's JFK Elementary School Presents Runway In Ruins - 01/23/15 04:43 AM
The 2015 elementary school play season is upon us in Canton MA!  Leading off are the 5th graders from the John F. Kennedy Elementary School.  This year the JFK 5th Graders are performing Runway in Ruins on Friday January 23rd and Saturday January 24th.  
Every year each elementary school in Canton MA puts on a play and the Kennedy school always leads off the season.  This is not a typical kids play where the lines are fed to them and it is done during school.  It is performed on the "big stage" at Canton High, with sound, lights and the works.  There is … (4 comments)

canton ma real estate: 2014 Wrap-Up for Canton MA Home Sales - 01/02/15 11:00 AM
I hope everyone had a fun yet safe celebration on New Year's Eve.  We are now into the second day of a brand new year.  It is time to reflect on how the last year ended up.  Here is your 2014 wrap-up for Canton MA home sales.

According to information provided by the MLS Property Information Network, there were a total of 172 homes sold in Canton MA in 2014.  This was 7% lower than the 185 sold in 2013.  A 3 bed, 1.5 bath, 1344 square foot fixer upper sold for $120,000 during the 4th quarter of 2014.  This was $20,000 … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: Canton MA Home Sales Report for November 2014 - 12/04/14 09:52 AM
I certainly hope everyone had a great time with their loved ones this Thanksgiving.  If not, I hope that you can look back at it soon and laugh.  We are now in what is traditionally the slowest part of the year for Canton MA real estate.  As the year winds down, so do the real estate transactions.  Here is a quick wrap-up of the Canton MA Home Sales Report for November 2014.

According to the MLS Property Information Network, a total of 11 Canton MA homes were sold during the month of November 2014.  This is a 35.3% decrease from … (2 comments)

canton ma real estate: October 2014 Canton Home Sales Report - 11/06/14 09:00 AM
We have officially entered the "slow season" in Canton MA home sales.  The only consistent thing you can say about home sales in Canton MA during the month of October is how inconsistent they were.  Let me tell you what I mean by that.

The MLS Property Information Network showed that a total of 15 Canton MA homes were sold in October 2014.  This is just one more than the 14 sold the same time last year.  However, it is two less than October 2012 and three times as many as five years ago.  One Buyer purchased a 3 bed/1 bath, 1327 … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: Canton MA Home Sales Report for September 2014 - 10/01/14 12:55 PM
The weather isn't the only thing cooling off in the Northeast.  The Canton MA Home Sales Report for September 2014 shows a huge dip as well.  This could mean good news, though, if you are in the market for a Canton MA home.

According to the MLS Property Information Network's numbers, a total of nine Canton MA homes were sold in September 2014.  That's a 40% decrease from the 15 sold during September 2013.  It is also the lowest September total in the last 10 years.  These homes ranged from a 3 bed/1 bath, 1404 square foot Colonial that sold … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: Canton MA Home Sales for August 2014 - 09/03/14 12:53 PM
It appears that Canton MA home sales leveled off a little last month.  The average sales price dipped down as well.  Buyers and Sellers both have something to be happy about with these numbers.

According to the MLS Property Information Network, a total of 18 Canton MA homes were sold in August 2014.  This is a slight decrease from last year's total of 19 homes sold.  At the lower end of the spectrum, a 3 bed/1.5 bath 1267 square foot Cape-style home sold for $250,000 after 24 days on the market.  That was $11,100 over the listing price.  At the top … (3 comments)

canton ma real estate: Congratulations to the New Owners of 4 Hillside Street, Canton, MA - 08/09/14 11:51 AM
Congratulations to my clients who closed at the end of July on their purchase of 4 Hillside Street, Canton MA! 
 
These clients found me through a Google search back in 2012.  At that time, they had a lease expiring and had wanted to buy a home in Canton MA.  Their daughter was already in school hear and they did not want to move her out of the Canton Public Schools.  We looked for a while but were not able to find the right home that met their budget.  So, they renewed their lease and decided to put the home search on … (6 comments)

canton ma real estate: July 2014 Canton MA Home Sales Report - 08/06/14 01:17 PM
While June 2014 home sales in Canton MA heated up, they seem to have cooled off a little in July.  Total home sales dipped slightly from the same time last year, but home prices are up.  Let's see what the July 2014 Canton MA home sales report says.

A total of 18 Canton MA homes were sold in July 2014.  This is 10% less than the 20 that were sold in July 2013.  These homes ranged from a 4 bed/1 bath 1739 square foot Bungalow that sold for $299,900 all the way up to a 4 bed/3.5 bath 5064 square … (4 comments)

canton ma real estate: Canton MA Home Sales Report - 2nd Quarter 2014 - 07/23/14 12:18 PM
The year might have started off a little slow for Canton MA home sales, but it appears to be heating up in the second quarter.  Home prices have begun to inch their way up.  Let's see what happened in Canton MA home sales between April and June 2014.

A total of 59 Canton MA homes were sold in the second quarter of 2014.  That is the exact same amount that were sold at the same time last year.  But that is where the similarities end.  The homes sold during this time ranged from a 3 bed/1 bath, 936 square foot … (1 comments)

canton ma real estate: Yes! You Can Still Get Into Your New Home Before School Starts! - 07/09/14 11:30 AM
July 4th is over and some homebuyers are wondering if it is too late to get into a home before school starts.  Some buyers lost out on multiple offers.  Others have not found the right place due to limited inventory.  Still others were not ready to buy in the spring but they are now.
No matter what the circumstances - yes! You can still get into a new home before school starts!
In Canton MA, the first day of school for the 2014-2015 school year is September 2nd - the day after Labor Day.  Some neighboring districts such as Milton or … (0 comments)

canton ma real estate: Will You Wait or Get in the Game? - 05/27/14 09:17 AM
We are still seeing a lack of inventory here in the Canton MA real estate market - and in the surrounding communities.  Well-priced homes in good condition are selling quickly, with homes going off-market as quickly as they are coming on.  
Buyers today are having to make a decision. Are they willing to move quickly to purchase a home or do they want to wait?
Either route has its risks and benefits. 
Moving quickly means that you can beat out other buyers considering an offer on the home.  However, you may need to put in a full priced offer and … (3 comments)

 
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