Cambridge Condo Trends – September 2011

Cambridge Summary: Inventory for September dropped 38% compared to the same period last year. ~ Condo listing $ volume  is down considerably by over 41% from 166 million to 97 million. ~ The median list price fell slightly by $3,550  with properties selling faster at 87 days on average. ~ Condos going under agreement for the month increased by 27%. ~ Sales for the month increased more than 23%. ~ Year to date by +4% or 21 more condos than in September last year.

Cambridge condo sold $ volume was up over 35% almost 10 million from 18 million in 2010 to 28 million this past September.  YTD sold $ volume is up 4.73% over last year. ~ The median sale price improved by 9% with the ratio of sale price to original price the same at 95%. ~ The average square foot price for September was $512 per square foot with the average living area of 1,166 sf.

Somerville Condo Trends – September 2011


Somerville Summary: Condo inventory in Somerville is about the same as last September but down 3%. ~ The median list price shows the same with a slight increase of $1,100 with the active days on market showing more demand by improving to 74 days from 93 in 2010 ~ Condo listing volume or market value at the end of September decreased by nearly 2% from 58 million in 2010 to 57 million for September 2011.

Condos going under agreement decreased by  7, or 29%. ~ Condos sold for the month was down 7% with the YTD number sold falling behind by 35%. ~ Somerville condo sold $ volume was down by 36% from 12 million in 2010 to almost 8 million this past September.  YTD sold $ volume is down 7% over last year at the same time. ~ Sold average days on market decreased 18 days to 87 days. The original price to sale price ratio increased a point to 95%. ~ The average square foot price was $352 per square foot for September with the average condo size of 1,110 square feet.