Methuen Homes Sold December 10th-January 10th, 2013
The number of Methuen homes sold dropped a lot this month in number and the average price sold dropped a bit too compared to a month ago. Overall, price was is higher compared to last year, and the volume and days on market were about the same compared to December/January 2012 as well. When comparing this month’s data to November/December and October/November, we see the following:
Month # SOLD Ave Sold Ave List* DOM**
12/10-1/10/13 16 $243,296 $248,763 100
11/10-12/10/12 30 $278,684 $283,960 74
10/10-11/10/12 33 $238,750 $243,355 98
12/10-1/10/12 18 $221,642 $228,767 149 one year ago!
SPECIAL end of the year summary for Methuen homes, comparing 2011 to 2012 shows that the number of homes sold is up 24%! Great news, and the average sales price is up approximately 5.5% . Take a look at the raw data:
Year # SOLD Ave Sold Ave List* DOM**
2012 369 $252,758 $259,893 97
2011 297 $239,565 $246,832 115
See below for the map of the December/January Methuen real estate that sold!
Check out “Market Insider” on my website to see the market trends in Methuen MA real estate over the last year. While at Market Insider, you can research many other topics (and even compare towns) regarding education, household income, crime, and more! Below are the numbers of houses in each of the segments of the Methuen real estate market:
$50-200,000 27 active, 1 under agreement
$200-300,000 44 active, 6 under agreement
$300-400,000 13 active, 1 under agreement
$400-500,000 12 active, 1 under agreement
$500-600,000 8 active, 0 under agreement
Methuen totals: 104 active, 9 under agreement
So, which one of these segments of the Methuen home market would you like YOUR HOUSE to be in? If you are interested in selling a Methuen home, contact me today so we can talk about getting your house ready.
What was the “Deal of the Month”?
For the buyer, 15 Houston Ave, originally listed at $279,000, SOLD for $220,000 in 309 days! This colonial is a 3 bedroom, 1 bath with 2660 sf of living area was built in 1947 with 2 garages and is situated on .64 acres of land off of Jackson St.
For the seller, 6 Bartlett Rd was the big winner! Listed for $199,900, this home sold 4 days later for $204,900. This cape was built in 1945 has 3 bedrooms, 1 bath in 1152 sf of living area with no garage on .46 acres near the Salem NH border. Congratulations to the seller and their agent!
If you are looking to buy a home in Methuen this year, stop now and start searching Methuen homes now! If you need some more information to get started, I have many blog posts and I am available to meet with you as soon as you contact me on the phone at 603-318-6953 to make an appointment! Alternately, you can begin your search by coming to my Home Buyer Seminar on Tuesday, February 12th! I look forward to hearing from you soon so we can find you and your family the Methuen home of your dreams!
Happy New Year!
* Ave list: this refers to the average list price of the homes SOLD during that 30 day period of time
** DOM: Days on Market