From the MAR:
The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that despite the record rain last month, the number of single-family homes put under agreement in March was up 27 percent over the same time last year, while condominiums were up 38 percent. March marks the ninth straight month that the number of both single-family homes and condominiums put under agreement had increased over the year before.
…The number of single-family homes put under agreement in March was up 27 percent compared to the same time last year (3,783 homes in 2009 to 4,808 homes in 2010). On a month-to-month basis, single-family homes put under agreement were up 37.8 percent from 3,489 homes in February.
The number of condos put under agreement in March was up 38 percent compared to March 2009 (1,543 units in 2009 to 2,122 units in 2010). On a month-to-month basis, condos put under agreement were up 48 percent from 1,434 units in February.