What’s being said in the media: August closed sales and Market Index

Because of a crazy few days last week, we weren’t able to get you the “What’s being said in the media: Market Index” post. So this post will include both articles from the release of our August closed sales report and the August Market and Price Indexes. As usual, we’ll update this post as more stuff comes in.

August 2012 Closed Sales:

Monday, October 1, 2012

Sellers holding out for higher prices?
Boston Real Estate Now Blog (Boston.com)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Mass. home sale prices continue upswing:July’s 1.8% rise brings values to 2-year high
The Boston Globe

Home sales on the rise in MetroWest, Milford area
Milford Daily News

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Mass. home sales up more than 20 percent in August
Associated Press via Boston.com

Massachusetts home sales jump 20 percent in August
Boston Herald

Mass. single-family home sales rose 20 percent in August
Boston.com

Home sales rise, prices fall on South Shore
Patriot Ledger

Mass. Home Sales Jump In August
WBUR 90.9 FM

Reports Cite Growing Mass. Housing Market
The Worcester Business Journal

 

REALTOR Market Index and Price Index

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Realtor Confidence Surges As Market Stays Strong
Banker & Tradesman

Mass. Realtor confidence rises again
Lowell Sun

Mass. Realtors Remain Confident
Worcester Business Journal

Mass. Realtors more confident
Worcester Telegram & Gazette