Cambridge Condo Trends for November

Cambridge Summary: Lack of inventory remains low down 28% compared to November last year. ~ Condo listing $ volume remained down by 15% from $71 million to 60 million in market value. ~ The median list price is up by 21% with days on market improving 4 to 3 months before going off market. ~ Condos that went under agreement for the month slipped by 6%.

Cambridge condo sales, month to date, are up 20% with year to date number of sold condos increasing by 17%. Sold $ volume YTD increased by 19% from $324 million in 2011 to $386 million in 2012. The median sale price increased by 16% with the ratio of sale price to original price at 99% due to multiple offer bidding and reduced time on market. ~ The average square foot price for November rose to $503 per square foot with the average living area at 1,093 square feet.

Somerville Condo Trends for November

Somerville Summary: November condo inventory remains at record lows, less 46% from a year ago.. ~ Listing $ volume mirrored this down 47% from $47 million to $25 million in value. ~ The median list price decreased by a modest 4% with the active days on market around 2 months. ~ Condos going under agreement improved by 13% from a year ago.

Condos sold for the month were up a solid 43% with the year to date sales up 27%. ~ Somerville condo sold $ volume YTD is up 30% from the end of November last year. ~ Sold average days on market was less than 2 months and the median price slid by 10%. The original price to sale price ratio remained high at 97% of the original list price due to competitive bidding. ~ The average square foot price was $335 per square foot with the average condo living area at 1,183 square feet.

MA Race for the Cure

A BIG THANK YOU  from RE/MAX Destiny to Michaela Hellman for being one of the top fundraisers for the MA Race for the Cure!

Top Fundraisers for MA Race for the Cure

A BIG SHOUT OUT goes to Team RE/MAX who raised over $12,000 at the MA Race for the Cure. Thank you to all 45 Team RE/MAX members who came out and shared their day with us. A very special congratulations goes out to our top three fundraisers! Please be sure to thank the following people if you see them in your office:

1. Julie Scott of RE/MAX Heritage
2. Michaela Hellman of RE/MAX Destiny
3. Bob Salvo of RE/MAX Leading Edge

Once again, thank you and your Agents for your support throughout this year’s Race for the Cure events! RE/MAX of New England

Cambridge Condo Trends – October 2012

Cambridge Summary: Lack of inventory continues downby 26% compared to October of last year. ~ Condo listing $ volume is down by 15% from $82 million to the current $70 million in market value. ~ The median list price is up by 11  with days on market improving by 29 days before going off market. ~ Condos that went under agreement for the month improved by 31%.

Cambridge condo sales, month to date, are up 42% with year to date number of sold condos increasing to16%. Sold $ volume YTD increased by 16% from $298 million in 2011 to $348 million. The median sale price increased by 15% with the ratio of sale price to original price at 100% due to multiple offer bidding and reduced time on market. ~ The average square foot price for September was $496 per square foot with the average living area at 1,046 square feet.

Somerville Condo Trends – October 2012

Somerville Summary: September condo inventory remains at record lows, down 51% from a year ago. ~ Listing $ volume down 55% from $55 million to $25 million in value. ~ The median list price decreased by a modest 5% with the active days on market dropping 30 days to under 2 months. ~ Condos going under agreement improved by 58%.

 

Condos sold for the month were down 11% with the year to date sales up 25%. ~ Somerville condo sold $ volume YTD is up 32% from the end of October last year. ~ Sold average days on market was less than 2 months and the median price slid by 4%. The original price to sale price ratio remained at 98% of the original list price due to competitive bidding. ~ The average square foot price was $356 per square foot with the average condo living area at 1,048 square feet.