Here’s another list that may help you with your housing search.
With data from The Warren Group, McGeough & Lamacchia Real Estate has compiled a report on which Massachusetts towns saw the largest increases in home sales during the second quarter of this year (April 1 to June 30), compared to the same time in 2013.
There isn’t too much overlap with the hottest towns in first quarter of this year, which can be found here.
Here, we profile the top ten. Does your town make the cut?
There was a 43% growth in home sales in this Norfolk County town. The median selling price for a Westwood home was $630,000.
Eighty-four homes were sold this quarter, marking a 45% increase from last year. The median price for a home was $437,000.
The town saw a 47% increase in sales, with a median home price of $365,000.
In the second quarter, Abington had a 49% increase from last year. The median home price is $282,000. Next
6. East Boston
East Boston continues to grow, with an increase of 55% in home sales. It was #13 in the hottest towns list from the first quarter of 2014. The median home price is $335,000, an increase of 8% compared to the same time last year. Next
There was a 56% growth in home sales. The median price was $355,000, an increase of 15% compared to this time last year.
There was also a 56% increase in Uxbridge, with the median price at $267,500. Next
This Middlesex County town saw a 63% increase, selling 130 homes this quarter. Ten of those homes are newly constructed. The median home price was $410,000.
Chelsea saw a 65% increase, with a median price of $270,000.
This Worcester County town tops the list with a 66% increase in home sales. The town is affordable with the median price of a home at $185,000.
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