Posted by Jarret Bencks February 27, 2013 03:03 PM
A total of 13 homes sold in Melrose last month, compared to 11 in January 2012, according to data from The Warren Group. The median sale price rose slightly from $377,900 to $379,100.
Find town-by-town home sales here, and condo sales here.
Statewide, home sales rose over 10 percent to their highest level since 2007, according to an announcement from The Warren Group. A total of 2,680 single-family homes were sold in the state last month, up from 2,436 in January 2012.
Find town-by-town home sales here, and condo sales here. The data points to a possibly busy spring for the real estate business, according to Timothy Warren Jr., CEO of The Warren Group.
"We ended 2012 on a pretty positive note, and this is carrying into January," he said in a statement. "Recent pending sales data are a hopeful sign for a strong spring market. And given low mortgage rates and steady prices, there are positive signs that 2013 will be a second year of recovery."