Inventory Graph 2021 Concord Lincoln Lexington Wayland Weston

It’s Demand, Not Supply

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The competition buyers face this Spring season is unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Nearly all of what comes on the market is gobbled up immediately, leaving exceptionally low levels of inventory. But surprisingly, the data tells us that it is the buyers’ appetite — rather than sellers’ reluctance — that has changed. A full year […]

Single-Family inventory November 2019 to 2020

Low Inventory Persists

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Bedford, Buying, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Market News, Other Towns/Markets, Sudbury, Wayland, Weston

Covid Impacts Persist in West ‘Burbs, Inventory Remains Historically Low in Concord, Lincoln, Sudbury Some towns feeling the squeeze much more acutely than others, like everything else “pandemic” it’s complicated. Back in July, we profiled the year-over-year decline in single-family inventory, and here’s the update in Concord, Lincoln, Bedford, Wayland, Lexington, and Weston. This update […]

Mid-year Market Update

2019 at the Half-way Mark: July 4 Market Update

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Market News, Uncategorized, Wayland, Weston

It has been a wild ride this year for us, with a peak of 5 active listings at once, all in Lincoln. It has been less wild for many area sellers; many houses need price reductions or renovations to sell. After a slow-to-start spring that felt overrun with buyers who then didn’t make offers, we […]

Strong seller’s market continues in Lincoln and surrounding communities!

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Buying, Concord, Lincoln, Market News, Marketing & Selling, Sudbury, Wayland, Weston

There is so little on the market in Lincoln and the pent-up demand feels palpable. Is it borne out in the data? YES! But less so in surrounding towns. One year ago, today, there were 25 single family houses on the market in Lincoln, now there are 16. That works out to only three months’ […]

Hot Seller’s Market continues in Lincoln, Wayland, but fades in Concord

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Bedford, Buying, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Market News, Marketing & Selling, Sudbury, Wayland, Weston

There are still only 12 houses on the market in Lincoln. That is extraordinarily low inventory, which has meant higher than expected offer prices for those houses that have come onto the market this spring. There is so little on the market, and what there is makes new listings look SO GOOD, but it is […]

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 […]

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 Market So Far: February

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It’s February. Valentine’s Day has passed and so has – we hope — the worst of winter’s cold. Set against the backdrop of what felt like a fall full of unmet demand, we’re feeling like the spring market in the Lincoln area will really blossom. There is so little on at the moment in Lincoln! […]