July 2009 sales: 15
July 2010 sales: 19
Increase: 27 percent
This town southwest of Brockton has seen median home prices jump both year-to-date and in July of around 20 percent - July prices averaged $440,000 this year, up from $359,900 in 2009.
Pictured: The 150-acre Sheep Meadow estate in Easton.