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Canton Home Sales Rose in December, 2012

Statewide home sales, meanwhile, were the highest they've been in six years, according to The Warren Report.

It was a solid year for real estate in Massachusetts, with Canton following suit. 

Sales of single-family homes across the state rose 18 percent in 2012, according to a recent report from The Warren Group.  

Statewide, home sales rose more than 18 percent to 46,887 from 39,594 in 2011, according to the report, which marked the highest number of annual sales recorded in the state since 2006, when sales topped 50,000.

In December 2012, single-family home sales statewide increased 8 percent to 3,688, a jump from 3,410 in December the previous year. 

So how did Canton home sales do, according to the report?  

Sales in Canton rose by 85.71 percent in December 2012 compared to the same month in 2011, while year-to-date sales rose by more than 26 percent, from 139 to 176. 

Below are the full details for Canton home sales released by The Warren Report:

2011 2012 % Change December Sales 7 13 85.71% Year-to-Date Sales 139 176 26.62% Dec. Median Sales Price $527,500 $342,500 -31.36% YTD Median Sales Price $642,000 $382,000 -5.68%

For the town-by-town figures, click here.

Related Blog Posts for Canton Real Estate:

  • Year in Review - 2012 Canton Real Estate Market Report
  • Prepare Your Canton Home for Sale!
  • Canton Real Estate Market Report for November 2012
Mike February 05, 2013 at 09:21 PM
Curious to know the drivers of the much lower median selling price. Still depressed market values? Smaller homes?
Christine Smith February 06, 2013 at 03:34 PM
My guess is that some of it has to do with which particular homes sold in any given month - so as you said, some smaller homes sold in 2012 compared to 2011. And yes, prices are still recovering, but I would not call the market values depressed.

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