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2014 

Charlestown, South Boston and East Boston are great locations for first-time buyers looking to get into the Boston real estate market.  Here is what it will cost you to buy an average one or two bedroom condo in these communities:
01/24/2014
New updates for prices in the Fenway, North End and Downtown Boston one and two bedroom condo market.
01/24/2014
Just updated the pricing trends from MLSPIN for 2007, 2011, and 2013 for Beacon Hill, Back Bay and South End 1 and 2 bedroom condos:
01/24/2014
Looking at the data from MLSPIN with regard to JP condos - prices are up 10 percent from 2007 levels and the average sale price is over the average list price in 2013.
01/22/2014
As we had seen in the data from MLSPIN for Arlington single family homes, demand is high for condos also in this community.  With steady appreciation over the last six years we saw in 2013 that the average sale price was over the average list price.
01/22/2014
Most recent trends we are seeing from the MLSPIN data for Arlington single family homes illustrate a strong demand for this town - with the average sale going above asking price in 2013 - a trend that I anticipate continuing into 2015  
01/22/2014
Although home prices in many communites dipped between 2008 and 2012, Winchester saw sold growth through that period in average home prices according to MLSPIN with a 24% average increase between 2007 and 2013.  Given low-inventory, good schools, and close proximity to Boston I anticipate contin...
01/22/2014
Just looking at the MLSPIN data for Woburn single-family properties and, like we saw in Medford and Watertown, prices have recovered from the lows we saw in 2011 and have nudged slightly above 2007 highs in 2013.
01/22/2014
As we are seeing in most communities within the Greater Boston area, home prices are at or above their 2007 peaks in 2013 and showing no signs of slowing down given limited inventory and high demand.  Watertown is no exception where the average single-family home sold for $509K in 2013.
01/22/2014
Just running some numbers from MLSPIN as to Medford single-family home price trends and in 2013 we saw a nice recovery with average home prices above 2007 levels and the average home selling for slightly above asking price indicating high-demand and low-inventory.
01/22/2014
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