The number of Boston condos selling for $1 million or more fell dramatically in 2009 compared to 2008, according to early LINK numbers.
Overall, million-plus home sales were down nearly 40% compared to 2008.
But sales of Boston condos for under $100,000 jumped 46% from the year before, virtually all of that increase due to condo sales in Dorchester.
The figures show that Boston condo sales at the low end ($100,000 range) of the housing market — consisting in large part of foreclosures and “short sales” — accounted for virtually all of the sales gains last year.
The findings show, that among Boston condos sold tracked by LINK:
Please note the “official” numbers from LINK should be published next week.