Mass. home sales up for ninth straight month in March: REALTOR Nationwide Open House Weekend this Sat and Sun

Listen to 2012 MAR President Trisha McCarthy discuss the March 2012  housing numbers.

Today we released our March 2012 sales report and for the 9th straight month, home and condo sales were up compared to the same time last year!  While single-family median prices were down from last year, condo median sales prices were up. (see graphs below – click on them to enlarge)

Also, this weekend (April 28-29) is the 3rd Annual REALTOR® Nationwide Open House Weekend. REALTORS® across Massachusetts and the country will be hosting thousands of open houses as part of the event. Click here to see the post about the event and resources for buyers/sellers and REALTORS®.

Click the link to see the March 2012 Housing Release.

Highlights from the release:

* Single-family home sales were up 19.1% compared to last year
* Single-family median prices were down 2.2%
* Condo sales were up 6% compared to the same time last year
* The median price for a condo was UP 7.2% compared to last year