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Milton, MA Real Estate Market Cools in October 2022

Nov 30, 2022 4:36:09 PM

The Milton, Massachusetts, real estate market showed signs that demand for single-family homes weakened in October. 

Couple sitting on sofa with their pet dog in their new Milton, MA houseAccording to data compiled by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, single-family home sales, median price, and the amount over the listing price that homebuyers were willing to pay all declined in October year over year. 

• Single-family home sales declined from 21 in October 2021 to 19 last month.

• Through the first 10 months of the year, single-family sales fell 11 percent to 209 from 234 in October 2021.   

• The number of pending sales – homes with a signed contract that haven't closed yet – for single-family homes dropped 13 percent to 21 in October from 24 in October 2021. Through October, pending sales decreased by 7 percent. 

• The median house price slipped 3 percent in October to $800,000 from October 2021's $825,000. 

• From January through October, the median price of a single-family home rose 4 percent to $905,000 from $867,000 during the same 10-month period last year. 

• Competition for houses in Milton eased. Homebuyers paid, on average, 98 percent of the original list price in October, down from 102 percent in October 2021.  

• Through October, Homebuyers spent, on average, just under 104 percent of the original list price compared to slightly over 104 percent during the same timeframe last year.

• There were 29 houses for sale at the end of October, four fewer than in October 2021, a 12 percent decline. 

• The months of supply of single-family inventory stood at about six weeks, meaning there would be no available houses for sale in a month and a half without new listings. About six months of inventory is considered a balanced market between homebuyers and home sellers.


Milton Condominium Inventory Rises


• There were four condominium sales in October compared to only one in October 2021. 

• There were 25 condos sold from January through October, two fewer than in the same period in 2021.

• The median condo price was $828,750 in October and $870,000 through October. 

• Homebuyers paid, on average, 95 percent of the original list price in October, down from 100 percent on a year-over-year basis. 

Condominium inventory rose 39 percent to 18 from 13 units in October 2021, with seven new listings hitting the Milton market in October. 

• There were more than five months of condo inventory at the end of October.

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Milton MA


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