Mass. home sales rise 8% in Sept.

housing market

By Jenifer B. McKim | The Boston Globe | October 26, 2012

Sales of single-family homes and condominiums kept climbing in Massachusetts last month as more buyers decided to take advantage of historically low interest rates, ­according to numbers released Thursday.

There were 3,791 single-family homes sold in September, an 8 percent increase compared with the same month last year, according to Warren Group, a Boston company that tracks local real estate. Between January and September, single-family home sales rose nearly 22 percent compared with the same period in 2011.

The condo market fared even better, with 1,609 units sold in September, a 23 percent increase compared with the same month in 2011. Year-to-date, there have been 14,641 condo sales, 27.5 percent more than during the first three quarters of last year, Warren Group said. Read More

MyNEUFind Faculty & StaffFind A-ZEmergency InformationSearch

360 Huntington Ave., Boston, Massachusetts 02115 • 617.373.2000 • TTY 617.373.3768
© 2013 Northeastern University