Sizzling home sales beat summer heat

The Massachusetts Association of Realtors has just issued its July pending home sales report, showing an increase of 8.5% in pending SFH sales compared with a year ago and a 4.1% increase in pending condo sales.

Pending home sales

“Historically, the summer tends to be a time when summer vacation and beach days take the place of home buying, but that’s not the case this year,” said 2016 MAR President Annie Blatz, branch executive at Kinlin Grover Real Estate on Cape Cod. “Even with all the heat and burnt-out lawns because of water bans, buyers were in the market putting their best offers forward and having them accepted in record numbers for July.”

On Sunday evening I posted Open Houses swamped today, commenting on the very high turnout at Open Houses last weekend.

There seems to be at least one category of people not on vacation this August – home buyers.

If you are considering selling your home please contact me on 617.834.8205 or Andrew.Oliver@SothebysRealty.com for a free market analysis and explanation of the outstanding marketing program I offer.

Read  Which broker should I choose to sell my house?

If you are looking to buy, I will contact you immediately when a house that meets your needs is available. In this market you need to have somebody looking after your interests.

Andrew Oliver is a Realtor with Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty. Each Office Is Independently Owned and Operated

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