In an effort to stay "on top of" the real estate market in Watertown, MA we weekly pull market statistics for single families, condominiums and multi family homes. We make an effort to share this data with our clients and the internet users, so that we can help educate potential buyers and sellers about the realities in the Watertown, MA real estate market.
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES
Year-to-date single family home sales in Watertown, MA have been pretty steady in comparison to last year. The number of active listings, number of sales year-to-date, average sale price and median sale price are all basically unchanged. This year we are averaging slighly better days on market averages for sold homes. This tells us that sellers are pricing their homes to sell and therefore they are selling faster.
The condominium home market has seen a -$23,668 depreciation year-to-date with fewer sales this year as well. With the first time home buyer tax credit being extended, we still feel as though it is a great time to list your condominium homes because through the end of April buyer will attempting to getting an offer accepted in order to be eligible to receive the $8,000 incentive. This will hopefully help the market catch up to the 2008 standards.
MULTI FAMILY HOMES
The multi-family homes market in Watertown, MA has also depreciated year-to-date in comparison to 2008 by -$35,796. There have been 17 fewer sales year-to-date in this category as well. With a substantially lower average sales price, now may be the time for investors to find some great rental income property or to eventually use as a condo conversion.
For more information on the Watertown, MA real estate market or to receive this updates weekly by mail, please contact Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mark directly at 617.448.9481.
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