Monday, July 9, 2012
A new report says home sales have increased in Easton from May 2011 to May 2012. Year-to-date sales are also up in town.
Easton saw 10 home sales in May 2012, an increase from May 2011 when there were 6 home sales in town, according to a new housing report. Easton also has had 49 home sales, year to date, up from 39 in 2011, The Warren Group reported. Overall, home sales in Massachusetts were up nearly 35 percent in May, the largest jump since June 2010, according to the firm. Other local towns saw the following trends: Avon: Brockton: Canton: Dedham: Easton: Foxborough: Mansfield: Norton: Norwood: Randolph: Sharon: Walpole: Westwood: Wrentham:
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Town home sales were even in March.
Easton saw its home sales stay even in the month of March, according to data released today. The data, released by real estate information firm The Warren Group, had Easton's March home sales steady at seven for both months. Year to date sales were at 22 for both 2011 and 2012. In Massachusetts, home sales increased 20 percent year-over-year. The state saw 3,205 home sales in March, up from 2,688 the previous year. Group CEO Timothy Warren said in a statement that the market has shown signs of improvement. "Starting the year with a strong first quarter is a good indicator of things to come," he said. "After such a depressed year of sales in 2011, we're likely to see more positive year-over-year comparisons in months to come." "The market …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Year over year drop for the town from 10 to five.
Easton saw its January home sales drop by half in January. The data, compiled by real estate information firm The Warren Group, showed four home sales in Easton last month, down substantially from the 10 sold in January 2011. Massachusetts saw a three percent overall increase in sales in January, ending up with its highest January sales volume since 2007. According to the group, the state had 2,425 homes sold last month, up from 2,348 in 2011. Group CEO Timothy Warren Jr. said in a statement that the increase was positive. "After a decline in sales volume in December, it's promising to see the highest sales volume in five years in January," he said. "Given low mortgage rates and steady prices, there's hope this year may fare a bit better…
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Year-end home sales numbers down a bit for the town.
Easton sold slightly fewer homes in 2011 than it did in 2010, according to data released this week. The data, compiled by real estate information firm The Warren Group, showed 124 home sales in 2011, down from 170 last year. December had the same number of home sales, holding steady at 10. The state sold its lowest number of homes since 1990, with 38,994, down from 41,389 last year. Home sales for the month of December dropped from 3,558 to 3,380 last month. Here are the home sales numbers for area towns:
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Easton home sales were down in November, according to data released today.
Easton had its home sales fall in November, according to data released today. The town saw its home sales fall by a third, from 12 last year to eight last month. Sales so far this year are down, from 160 to 114. The state, though, saw its fifth straight month of year-over-year home sales increases. Massachusetts home sales went up from 2,875 last year to 3,253 last month. Warren Group CEO Timothy Warren Jr. said in a statement that he was hopeful for the coming year. "I'm hopeful that winding down the year on a positive note will stimulate the market in 2012," Warren said. "But, a reality check of the numbers shows we may see a record low number of home sales in all of 2011, somewhere near the level in the 1990s." Here are the home sales …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Easton sees a slight fall in home sales in October.
Easton saw a drop in home sales in the month of October, according to data released today. The data, compiled by real estate information firm The Warren Group, showed Easton's home sales drop from 12 last year to 11 last month. Year to date sales are down by 36 percent, from 148 to 95. According to the data, Massachusetts saw a year-over-year jump in sales, but figures remained near record lows. In October 2011, a total of 3,189 homes were sold, up from 2,992 last year. Group CEO Timothy Warren said problems remain, despite the improvement. "Four monts of increasing sales volume is a good sign for the real estate market and an indication of improving consumer confidence," he said. "However, there is no getting around the fact that the …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Data released today saw an increase in Massachusetts home sales and Easton home sales.
The town of Easton saw a sizable increase in the number of homes sold in September, according to data released Tuesday. The data, compiled by real estate information firm The Warren Group, showed that 10 homes were sold for the month, up from six sold in September 2010. The town's year to date sales are up 10 percent, from 78 to 86. Massachusetts had its third straight increase in home sales — up to 3,482 from 3,267 last year. This represents an almost seven-percent jump. Warren Group CEO Timothy Warren said in a statement that the year-over-year comparison favors 2011. "It's encouraging to see another month of sales increases," he said. "However, sales volume remains low because we are comparing to a period last year when sales dropped …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Easton saw home sales drop in August, another example of a decline in sales this year.
The town of Easton had its year-over-year home sales decrease for the month of August, according to data released today. The data, compiled by real estate information firm The Warren Group, showed its August sales fall by a third, from 18 to 12. Sales for the year to date are down 45 percent, from 128 to 70. Massachusetts itself saw a 15 percent rise in sales, from 3,652 in August 2010 to 4,203 last month. Cory Hopkins, managing editor of Banker & Tradesman (a publication of The Warren Group) said in a statement that the expiration of the homebuyer tax credit continues to make year-over-year comparisons troublesome. "On the surface, the August numbers appear to be very strong, but we're comparing sales volume to a month last year when …
Friday, July 29, 2011
Sales drop in Easton and in state.
June home sales in Easton are lower than they were in 2010, according to data released today. The data, compiled by real estate information firm The Warren Group, showed its June sales fall from 16 to 13. Year to date sales dropped from 51 to 41. Statewide, home sales plummeted by more than 23 percent year-over-year. According to the data, the state saw 4,313 homes sold in the month, down from 5,639 last year. Warren Group CEO Timothy Warren said in a statement that, although some of the decline could be attributed to the expiration of the homebuyer tax credit, that was not the whole story. "This year's sales slump is carrying on as we compare the level of home sales in 2011 to the inflated number of sales driven by last year's homebuyer …