Blog | Market Trends
Now that the Holiday season has entered full swing, here are a few events on the South Shore that will make any Scrooge smile!
"Christmas in the Square" | Hingham Square | Dec. 6th & 7th
Come see Santa, start your shopping, enjoy hot drinks, music & caroling, arts & crafts, and even hayrides starting at 6pm in the Hingham Square!
Cohasset Village Stroll | Cohasset Village | Dec. 14th
Our office will be serving hot chocolate and raffling off a superior gingerbread house (pictured below) from Ginger Betty's at the Cohasset Stroll from 4-7pm on December 14th. Make sure to stop by during the parade!
2nd Annual Winter Lights 5K | Plymouth | Dec. 6th
Go take a run with Santa as the tree lighting and parade in Plymouth takes place, this run benefits Christmas in Historic Plymouth and Toys for Tots.
Moonlight and Mistletoe Ball | Plymouth | Dec. 21st
Plymouth's premier professional theatre company cordially invites you to a enjoy music, dancing and great food.
During the holidays the market does slow down significantly, yet this opens up an opportunity for buyers to truly strike gold! Many sellers see inactivity in the sale of their home, thus when a buyer makes an offer during the holiday season it tends to look more appealing. So, during this wonderful time we would like to present to you the opportunity of buying in a market that is presenting wonderful value, Cohasset! Many wonderful homes near the ocean or even actual waterfront properties are priced to sell and at a wonderful value! Here is a quick look at the numbers...
Price Per Square Foot... $424
Open Houses this Weekend... 7 Homes
Price Range... $235,000 to $22.2 Million
Here is a wonderful home on the market in Cohasset that has truly amazing value within, also a Home Center Sotheby's International Realty exclusive...
35 Arrowood Street, Cohasset | $699,000 | Income Property!
Completely and tastefully renovated in '07, this legal 2-family works as a single family home with a 3-room apartment for many uses. Choose to use this space as an in-law apartment, au pair suite, or for rent! Main home features elegant master with large spa bath and fireplace, great kitchen (featured below), all hardwood floors, and separate laundry room. New roof and boiler in '12. This street is rapidly turning over with many total re-dos/tear-downs. Walk to Junior/High School and convenient to shopping, commuter rail, downtown! Excellent investment property, as well as being a perfect option for downsizing or to be your family’s homestead. Circular drive and patio (featured below) makes this truly a lovely home.
Many homeowners or buyers always ask what the current market is like when listing or purchasing a home. How does my home compare? How long should we expect it to be on the market? What is popular right now? Here are a few quick statistics on single family homes that are currently under agreement in Hingham & Cohasset.
Number of Under Agreement Homes: 37
Average List Price: $1,147,746
Average Days on Market: 121.8
Average Square Footage: 3,016.3
Average List Price Per Square Foot: $360
Number of Under Agreement Homes: 15
Average List Price: $1,064,883
Average Days on Market: 111.5
Average Square Footage: 3,311.4
Average List Price Per Square Foot: $315
Here are a few properties that recently went under agreement with our offices...
24 Buttonwood Lane, Cohasset | List Price: $439,000
Units 13, 14, 15, 16 of Derby Brook, Hingham | List Price: $759,000
78 Clifton Avenue, Hull | List Price: $669,000