Mass. home sales up in February for 8th straight month

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

Today we released our February 2012 sales report and for the 8th straight month, home sales were up compared to the same time last year! We also saw the biggest February-to-February increase since we’ve been tracking monthly home sales. Condo sales were also up compared to last year and both single-family and condo sales were up from January. (see graphs below – click on them to enlarge)

Click the link to see the February 2012 Housing Release.

Highlights from the release:

* Single-family home sales were up 26.8% compared to last year
* Single-family median prices were down 3.8%
* Condo sales were up 21% compared to the same time last year
* The median price for a condo was down 2.8% compared to last year