The harsh winter likely played a role in the decline.
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts last month were the highest for January since 2007 and median prices jumped by double-digit percentages since January 2013.
The state’s residential real estate market is making a robust comeback with August home sales jumping 20% from the same month a year ago.
Open Houses aren’t just for people looking to buy. There are good reasons to check out houses you have no intention of buying.