August home sales in Mass. up for the 14th straight month

Today we released our August 2012 sales report and for the 14th straight month sales have gone up compared to the same time last year. Single-family median prices were essentially flat from last year while condo median prices went up compared to August 2011. (see graphs below – click on them to enlarge).

Unfortunately, because of a scheduling conflict we were  not able to record a podcast this month. We’ll have it back next month.

Click the link to see the August 2012 Housing Release.

Highlights from the release:

* Single-family home sales were up 22.8% compared to last year
* Single-family median prices were UP 0.1% ($317,750)
* Condo sales were up 25.2% compared to the same time last year
* The median price for a condo was UP 0.7% ($292,000) compared to last year