Boston condo sales, comparing Jan 1st through Feb 14th of 2008 with 2009 & 2010.

2008 Boston condo sales
431 Boston condos sold from 1/1/08 – 2/14/08
Avg sales price – $530,000.00
Median sales price – $373,000
Avg. price per sq ft. – $501.00

2009 Boston condo sales
233 Boston condos sold from 1/1/09 – 2/14/09
Avg. sales price – $426,021
Median sales price – $295,000
Avg. price per sq. ft. $446.00

2010 Boston condo sales
325 Boston condos sold from 1/1/10 – 2/14/10
Avg. sales price – $532,087
Medain sales price – $330,000
Avg. price per sq. ft. – $447

My thoughts: It appears that these early stats shows that we may have hit bottom and 2010 will be a better year for sellers compared to 2009. However, the wild card (unknown) what impact will the elemination of the $8,000 tax credit, and what will happen when the fed stops buying mortgage-backed securities and the end of March.

But more important what are your thoughts?

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John Ford
John Ford

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs

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