Needles in Haystacks: <$700,000 in MetroWest Suburbs

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Looking at the market for <$700,000 livable houses in Carlisle, Concord, Sudbury, Wayland, and Lincoln A family of four is looking for a house that meets their immediate needs and fits within their budget in Carlisle, Concord, Sudbury, Wayland, and Lincoln. Where to begin? Well, let’s take a quick look at sales within the past […]

2009-2017: Trends in the Lincoln Single Family Market

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Assessing the Lincoln Market Since 2009 Two of our favorite measures of a real estate market — sale price per square foot and days to offer — are helpful in assessing market health when we look for trends year over year. We were asked for data demonstrating trends the Lincoln, Massachusetts real estate market since […]

2016 Sales Overview: Carlisle, Concord, Lincoln, Sudbury, Wayland, & Weston

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2016 Sales Data for Carlisle, Concord, Lincoln, Sudbury, Wayland, & Weston There are lots of year’s end lists out there as we bid adieu to 2016. Here, we’re looking at basic averages across the six market towns we track. In descending order of most expensive housing per square foot, here’s the 2016 data: In Weston, 140 […]

Spring and Fall Markets in Lincoln 2004-2016: 2 of 4, Price per Square Foot & Days to Offer

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We look at two important stats: the price per square foot of houses that were listed in each season (December-May=Spring, June-November= Fall) and the number of days those houses to take to receive an offer. Here you can see from this long-range data set that we saw the price per square foot peak in 2004. […]

Spring and Fall Markets in Lincoln 2004-2016, 1 of 4: Is it Trump?

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Is the Presidential Election Causing a Slow Fall Lincoln Real Estate Market? So much to parse in the data set we pulled from MLS sales data here! This data is broken into market seasons: Single family homes in Lincoln listed either between December 1 and May 31 (Spring) and June 1- November 30 (Fall). This enables us to […]

Lincoln Station — Big News

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2016 has been a rough year for the institutions of Lincoln’s commercial district; Cambridge Trust Company closed it’s Lincoln branch in April, and both AKA Bistro and the Whistle Stop closed since then. The Rural Land Foundation, the landlord for the latter two businesses, announced today, however that leases have been signed with folks of […]

Affordable Housing in Lincoln

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The Lincoln Housing Commission sponsored a public conversation this evening to explore potential changes to the by-laws to expand affordable accessory apartments. Of the housing units in Lincoln, currently nearly 11% qualify as affordable housing. Affordable housing is meant to mean “affordable” for a family earning 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI), which is equal […]