Salem Q3 2017 Housing Market: Condo prices surging
The SFH market in Salem continued its steady rise in 2017, with the median price in the first 9 months increasing by 3%, while sales were down slightly from the 2016 level.
The Salem condo market has been very active for some time, and in terms of unit sales is one of the two largest in Essex County. In the first 9 months of 2017, the median price increased 12%, breaking through the $300,000 level for the first time. Sale were down 15%, reflecting the shortage of inventory.