Needham Sales by School District – 2015 Edition

When it comes to Needham real estate, elementary school district is as much a part of the conversation as bedrooms, bathrooms, square footage and renovations.  In most cases buyers want to know which school district a house is in before even getting to the other specifics about the property.  For buyers moving within Needham, this … Read more

Housing Market Remains Strong – Year End (2013) Market Update

At Hawthorn Real Estate, we have seen a steady rise of activity since the beginning of the year.  A recent report from the Warren Group confirmed the growth in the overall housing market.  According to records for October sales, single-family homes in Massachusetts rose nearly 19% based on a year-to-year comparison of 4,326 single-family homes … Read more

Needham New Construction and Housing Market Update – 2013

Hawthorn Builders, at the start of 2013, began to feel a shift in the real estate market with an increase in demand for new construction in Needham. More specifically we saw a significant rise in interest for our new home for sale at 60 Parker Road.  In addition, we began to see the inflation of land prices … Read more

Needham Home Market Update – Entering Fall 2012

According to a recent article in the Boston Globe, July sales of single-family Massachusetts homes rose 27 percent on a year-to-year basis, the best July in seven years. A total of 4,979 single-family homes statewide sold last month, the best July for sales volume since 2005 and the median price of single-family homes inched up about … Read more

Hawthorn Real Estate & Needham Home Market News

There has been a lot of activity both in the Needham Real Estate market and at Hawthorn Real Estate this Spring.  Updated sales data has been posted for the first few months of 2012 on the Needham Real Estate page.  These sales demonstrate a brisk market, especially for homes priced under $800,000. Additionally, the real estate … Read more

Needham Real Estate Market Update – Where are we headed in 2012?

A slowly improving economy and low interest rates should be encouraging signs for growth in the Needham real estate market in 2012.  Still, there are a few factors that could dampen one’s outlook.  While we are certainly not economists, and do not pretend to be, it is apparent that rising energy prices, complications overseas and … Read more