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In this Mid-Year Report, we’re looking at Watertown, Massachusetts home sales in the first half of 2021 compared to the first half of 2020 and how the market performed in that area.

Home Sales Up 21.8% & Prices Up 1.8%

As of June 30, 2021, home sales in Watertown increased by 21.8% with 207 sales compared to 170 last year in the same timeframe.

Average prices increased by 1.8% moving from $752,473 to $766,040 in 2021 so far. 

 These metrics include single families, condos, and multi-families.  The categorical breakdowns are listed in the infographic above.

Listed Homes

There were 277 homes listed on the market in Watertown this year compared to 241 this time last year, a 14.9% increase.

Pending Homes

There were 238 homes with contracts accepted in Watertown which is the result of a 20% increase over last year, which had 198.

2021 Outlook

Sales and prices increased in Watertown’s real estate market, a similar performance to that of Massachusetts though prices didn’t as much. Buyer and seller motivation is likely going to make 2021 the biggest year yet for the number of sales statewide.

To learn more about Massachusetts performance and the predictions for the rest of the year, click here to read the 2021 Massachusetts Mid-Year Report.

Data provided by Warren Group & MLSPin and compared to the prior year.