The Trend in Home Prices in Easton MA in January 2012 – Improving, or...?
Sales prices of single family homes in Easton MA in January 2012 on average have been falling in recent months! Home prices in January 2012 on average are down 16.0% compared to January 2011, and are down 10.3% since July of 2011. However, it’s important to note that on average, home sales prices in Easton have been rising slightly over the past 6 months.
The average listing price of single family homes for sale in Easton MA in January 2012 was $378,143, down 12.6% from a month ago. Compare this to the current median sales price of $359,600 - where half of sales are above this amount and half below it.
Below is a chart of the trend of median sales prices of single family homes sold in Easton MA over the past 5 years through January 2012:
The number of single family homes sold per month in January 2012 in Easton MA has declined 28.6% from the average over the last 12 months.
Below is a chart of the trend in the number of monthly settlements of single family homes sold in Easton MA over the past 5 years through January 2012:
So what does all this mean? Well, if you're looking for a home in Easton MA, you may be able to find a bargain. Mortgage rates are at historical lows, and both sales prices of homes and well as the number of homes sold are down.
You can still buy a home with no money down with a VA Loan or with a USDA Rural Development Home Loan. With the FHA Mortgage program, you can purchase a home with as little as 3.5% down. With a MassHousing loan, you can purchase a home with as little as 3.0% down. When you’re ready to buy a home, find out how much house you can afford to buy in Easton MA or in the surrounding area.
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