According to Boston.com’s RealEstate page, some of Greater Boston cities & towns, such as Dover, had a rise in price change in the past year making the upcoming year look good for increased home prices.
Greater Boston housing prices as a whole rose about 6 percent in 2015. Vacancy rates were incredibly low, demand was high, and supply was low — a perfect storm for increased home prices.
That trend has driven the discussion around real estate in the area well into 2016. But behind the scenes, there is some reason to hope prices will begin to slow their growth. And there are even a few towns where the cost to buy has actually decreased since a year ago.
Using data from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Boston.com looked at single-family home prices in cities and towns all over Greater Boston, comparing median prices from the first six months of 2015 to median prices from the first six months of 2016.
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