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Norton Sees Increase in Home Sales From May 2011

Year-to-date home sales are up from 2011, new report says.

Norton saw 13 home sales in May, up from 10 last year, according to a new housing report by The Warren Group.The town has had 46 home sales, year to date, up from 33 in 2011.

Overall, home sales in Massachusetts were up nearly 35 percent in May, the largest jump since June 2010, according to the firm, which publishes Banker & Tradesman.

Other local towns saw the following trends:

Canton:

  • Home sales: 14 in 2012, up from 12.
  • Year-to-date sales: 55 in 2012, up from 47.

Dedham:

  • Home sales: 24 in 2012, up from 15.
  • Year-to-date sales: 78 in 2012, up from 64.

Dover:

  • Home sales: 7 in 2012, up from 4.
  • Year-to-date sales: 21 in 2012, up from 13.

Easton:

  • Home sales: 10 in 2012, up from 6.
  • Year-to-date sales: 49 in 2012, up from 39.

Foxborough:

  • Home sales: 11 in 2012, down from 13.
  • Year-to-date sales: 45 in 2012, up from 42.

Mansfield:

  • Home sales: 11 in 2012, up from 7.
  • Year-to-date sales: 48 in 2012, up from 35.

Medfield:

  • Home sales: 19 in 2012, up from 10.
  • Year-to-date sales: 56 in 2012, up from 35.

Needham:

  • Home sales: 38 in 2012, down from 48.
  • Year-to-date sales: 119 in 2012, up from 124.

Norfolk:

  • Home sales: 6 in 2012, down from 9.
  • Year-to-date sales: 28 in 2012, up from 26.

Norwood:

  • Home sales: 16 in 2012, up from 13.
  • Year-to-date sales: 61 in 2012, up from 49.

Plainville:

  • Home sales: 7 in 2012, up from 2.
  • Year-to-date sales: 24 in 2012, up from 15.

Sharon

  • Home sales: 21 in May of 2012, up 40 percent.
  • Year-to-date sales: 69 in 2012, up 35.29 percent.

Sherborn:

  • Home sales: 6 in 2012, up from 3.
  • Year-to-date sales: 23 in 2012, up from 13.

Stoughton:

  • Home sales: 16 in 2012, up from 9.
  • Year-to-date sales: 63 in 2012, up from 53.

Walpole:

  • Home sales: 21 in 2012, up from 14.
  • Year-to-date sales: 73 in 2012, up from 48.

Westwood:

  • Home sales: 18 in 2012, up from 12.
  • Year-to-date sales: 57 in 2012, up from 34.

Wrentham:

  • Home sales: 10 in 2012, up from 8.
  • Year-to-date sales: 39 in 2012, up from 25.
Thomas Hardy August 19, 2012 at 04:44 PM
I'm a local roofing contractor (http://northshoreroofer.com), and I would absolutely agree that home sales have increased in the area over the past 12-18 months. The real estate market is definitely picking up!

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