Weston MA Homes Sold February 2019

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Here are the Weston MA Homes Sold for February 2019. The 2019 results as compared to those from 2018 were better in February than they were in January. All of the metrics were up this year from last with the exception of median price. Here are the details:

  • Number of Sold Properties – 9 in February 2019 vs. 8 in February 2018

  • Total Market Volume – $15,370,000 in February 2019 vs. $12,735,000 in February 2018

  • Median Price – $1,325,000 in February 2019 vs. $1,680,000 in February 2018

  • Average Sale Price – $1,707,778 in February 2019 vs. $1,591,875 in February 2018

In terms of year to date sales (through February 28), our figures are still mostly down this year from last but less so. As you may remember, our January 2019 figures were markedly down from those of January 2018, but this February’s sales were slightly up from last year. And this had an effect on the metrics, including the percentage differentials. Here are the specifics:

  • Number of Sold Properties – 17 in 2019 vs. 22 in 2018 - down 23% this year from last (it was down 43% in my last report)

  • Total Market Volume – $32,767,300 in 2019 vs. $51,459,000 in 2018 - down 36% this year from last (it was down 55% in my last report)

  • Median Price – $1,500,000 in 2019 vs. $1,787,500 in 2018 - up 16% this year from last (it was up 40% in my last report)

  • Average Sale Price – $1,927,488 in 2019 vs. $2,339,045 in 2018 - down 18% this year from last (it was down 21% in my last report)

There weren’t any land sales in February 2019.

For more information about the real estate market in WestonWellesleyWayland and the surrounding towns or if you are , considering buying or selling your home, please contact me, Lisa Curlett (lisacurlett.com, 781-267-2844 or lisa.curlett@compass.com), to answer any questions or for a complimentary home appraisal.

Curlett Report for Weston, MA Real Estate - February 2019

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For those of you who love market stats, here’s the February 2019 Curlett Report for Weston MA Real Estate.

We began February 2019 with 46 active* properties on the market. During the course of the next 28 days, 17 new** listings came on the market, and 7 properties went pending** (Contingent or Under Agreement). We ended the month with 61 listings, an average list price of $3,303,236, and an average days on market (DOM) of 152.

Looking back a year, February 2018 began with 51 active* properties on the market. During the course of the month, 19 new** listings came on the market, and 16 properties went pending**. We ended the month with 60 listings, an average list price of $3,499,481, and an average DOM of 190.

To summarize a few key points:

  • Our inventory in February this year was less than what it was last year at the beginning of the month, but the opposite was true at the end of the month. The trend we’ve seen for the last several months is an inventory count that has been down in the current year from the previous one at both the beginning and end of the month. But not this month! We started February 2019 with an inventory that was down 10% from February 2018 but finished it up 2%.

  • In February 2019, we netted out the month with a 33% increase in inventory (46 to 61 properties), and in February 2018, there was a 18% rise in inventory (51 to 60 listings). These percentage increases are typical for the month of February as the Spring market gets underway.

  • Our average list price was down 6% at the end of this February vs. last February ($3,303,236 vs. $3,449,481). The average DOM was down 20% this February vs. last (152 vs. 190 days).

  • This year we had less new and pending activity in February than we did last year, which was the same case in January. In February 2019, there were 17 new and 7 pending properties, whereas in February 2018, there were 19 new and 16 pending properties. So the number of new listings was down 11% and pendings were down a significant 56% this year from last. The new inventory this year was more skewed toward the higher end (above $2M) than it was last year, which was also the case in January. Specifically this year, 35% of the new listings were priced below and 65% were priced above $2M. Last year, those numbers were the opposite with 58% of the new listings priced below and 42% priced above $2M. In terms of the pending listings, the majority were priced below $2M this February and last, though more strikingly last year (57% in 2019 vs. 75% in 2018).

Click here to see all of the details of the new, pending and remaining activity in February 2019 and 2018.

For more information about the real estate market in WestonWellesleyWayland and the surrounding towns or if you are considering buying or selling your home, please contact me, Lisa Curlett (lisacurlett.com, 781-267-2844 or lisa.curlett@compass.com), to answer any questions or for a complimentary home appraisal.


* Active properties do not include condominiums, land listings or properties listed multiple ways on MLS. 

** New listings do not include those re-listed within 60 days, and pending listings do not include those that were previously reported as pending in the last 60 days but came back on the market because the deal fell through.  






Weston MA Homes Sold January 2019

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Here are the Weston MA Homes Sold in January 2019. By most standards, the January 2019 sold numbers would be considered strong BUT not when compared to those of January 2018! Last year, six of the 14 properties (43%) that sold in January were above $3 million. In fact two of those six sold at or above $5M (one at $5M and the other at $7.5M). The bottom line is that those results are hard to beat. Here are the details:

  • Number of Sold Properties – 8 in January 2019 vs. 14 in January 2018 - down 43% this year from last

  • Total Market Volume – $17,397,300 in January 2019 vs. $38,724,000 in January 2018 - down 55% this year from last

  • Median Price – $2,505,000 in January 2019 vs. $1,787,500 in January 2018 - up 40% this year from last

  • Average Sale Price – $2,174,663 in January 2019 vs. $2,766,000 in January 2018 - down 21% this year from last

There was one land sale in January 2019 – 47 Ash Street consisting of 4.5 acres for $1,900,000.

As I always say at this time of the year, this is the only time when our monthly sold information is the exact same as our year-to-date sold information (as of January 31). So this report will be shorter and sweeter than most of the others. On that note, though we’re a month into 2019, I want to wish you the best for the New Year. Here’s to peace, love, fun, good health, prosperity - and a strong real estate market too!

For more information about the real estate market in WestonWellesleyWayland and the surrounding towns or if you are , considering buying or selling your home, please contact me, Lisa Curlett (lisacurlett.com, 781-267-2844 or lisa.curlett@compass.com), to answer any questions or for a complimentary home appraisal.

Curlett Report for Weston, MA Real Estate - January 2019

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For those of you who love market stats, here’s the January 2019 Curlett Report for Weston MA Real Estate.

We began January 2019 with 40 active* properties on the market. During the course of the next 31 days, 12 new** listings came on the market, and 9 properties went pending** (Contingent or Under Agreement). We ended the month with 46 listings, an average list price of $3,284,539, and an average days on market (DOM) of 185.

Looking back a year, January 2018 began with 48 active* properties on the market. During the course of the month, 17 new** listings came on the market, and 16 properties went pending**. We ended the month with 52 listings, an average list price of $3,442,353, and an average DOM of 201.

To summarize a few key points:

  • Our inventory in January this year was less than what it was last year - both at the beginning and at the end of the month. We have been seeing this trend for the past several months. From last year, we were down 17% at the start of the month and down 12% at the end of the month.

  • In January 2019, we netted out the month with a 15% increase in inventory (40 to 46 properties), and in January 2018, there was a 8% rise in inventory (48 to 52 listings). These percentage increases are typical for the month of January as sellers begin to put their homes on the market as the Spring market starts to get into gear.

  • Our average list price was down 5% at the end of this January vs. last January ($3,284,539 vs. $3,442,353). The average DOM was down 8% this January vs. last (185 vs. 201 days).

  • This year we had less new and pending activity in January than we did last year. In January 2019, there were 12 new and 9 pending properties, whereas in January 2018, there were 17 new and 16 pending properties. So the number of new listings was down 29% and pendings were down 44% this year from last. This January, the new inventory was more skewed toward the higher end (above $2M) than it was last year. Specifically this year, 42% of the new listings were priced below and 58% were priced above $2M. Last year, those numbers were almost exactly flipped - 59% of the new listings were priced below and 41% were priced above $2M. In terms of the pending listings, the majority were priced below $2M this January and last, though much more strikingly this year (89% in 2019 vs. 69% in 2018).

Click here to see all of the details of the new, pending and remaining activity in January 2019 and 2018.

For more information about the real estate market in WestonWellesleyWayland and the surrounding towns or if you are considering buying or selling your home, please contact me, Lisa Curlett (lisacurlett.com, 781-267-2844 or lisa.curlett@compass.com), to answer any questions or for a complimentary home appraisal.


* Active properties do not include condominiums, land listings or properties listed multiple ways on MLS. 

** New listings do not include those re-listed within 60 days, and pending listings do not include those that were previously reported as pending in the last 60 days but came back on the market because the deal fell through.  



Weston MA Homes Sold December 2018 ~ And Year-End Analysis ~

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Here are the Weston MA Homes Sold for December 2018. Wow - interesting way to end the year. We were down on all counts as compared to the metrics of December 2017 - something we only experienced once this year and that was in September. And so, unfortunately, it wasn’t a strong close to 2018. Here are the details:

  • Number of Sold Properties – 9 in December 2018 vs. 18 in December 2017

  • Total Market Volume – $15,131,500 in December 2018 vs. $31,957,900 in December 2017

  • Median Price – $1,350,000 in December 2018 vs. $1,577,500 in December 2017

  • Average Sale Price – $1,681,278 in December 2018 vs. $1,775,439 in December 2017

Our lackluster December 2018 sales figures had a marked effect on our year-to-date numbers and how we netted out for the year. Throughout most of 2018, our metrics were up from those of 2017 with the exception of number of sold properties, which has been down consistently since August. But given the December 2018 results, both number of sold properties and total market volume were down this year from last. (Note that total market volume was down - but just barely so.) It’s not a surprise that the percentage differentials fell across the board too. But on the good news front, median and average sale price were both up. Here are the specifics:

  • Number of Sold Properties – 163 in 2018 vs. 186 in 2017 – down 12% this year (it was down 8% in last month’s report)

  • Total Market Volume – $313,344,466 in 2018 vs. $314,643,892 in 2017 – down 0.41% this year (it was up 5% in last month’s report)

  • Median Price – $1,537,500 in 2018 vs. $1,397,500 in 2017 – up 10% this year (it was up 12% in last month’s report)

  • Average Sale Price – $1,922,359 in 2018 vs. $1,691,634 in 2017 – up 14% this year (it was up 15% in last month’s report)

There weren't any land sales in December 2018.

Although December 2018 wasn’t a strong close to the year, producing a downward effect of on the year-to-date numbers, I’d like to offer a bit of perspective. First and foremost, while our number of sold properties and total market volume were down in 2018 from 2017, we were still at record level highs. The total market volume in 2018 was only $1,299,426 less than the 2017 number (a decrease of 0.41%), which amounts to the sale of approximately one house - at least in the Weston market with an average sale price of $1,922,359. And this leads to my next point…. Our average sale price of $1,922,359 and median price of $1,537,500 were higher in 2018 than they’ve ever been in the history of Weston real estate! One other piece of good news for 2018 was that our days on market (DOM) and days to offer (DTO) were 130 and 87, respectively, and these numbers were lower than they’ve been since 2014.

It wouldn’t be right to close out my year-end home sales analysis without a brief look at how the Weston condominium and land markets fared in 2018 vs. 2017. Here is the synopsis:

Condominium Sales - 2018 vs. 2017 - down on all counts this year from last

  • Number of Sold Properties – 9* in 2018 vs. 16* in 2017 – down 44% this year

  • Total Market Volume – $10,114,500 in 2018 vs. $24,128,100 in 2017 – down 58% this year

  • Median Price – $615,000 in 2018 vs. $1,112,500 in 2017 – down 45% this year

  • Average Sale Price – $1,123,833 in 2018 vs. $1,508,006 in 2017 – down 25% this year

Land Sales - 2018 vs. 2017 - up on most counts this year from last

  • Number of Sold Properties – 7 in 2018 vs. 7 in 2017 – the same in 2018 and 2017

  • Total Market Volume – $8,036,000 in 2018 vs. $6,912,500 in 2017 – up 16% this year

  • Median Price – $1,250,000 in 2018 vs. $1,000,000 in 2017 – up 25% this year

  • Average Sale Price – $1,148,000 in 2018 vs. $987,500 in 2017 – up 16% this year

On a final note, I’m sending you and your families my best wishes for a happy, peaceful, healthy and prosperous New Year filled with great times, tons of fun and so much love! Cheers!

For more information about the real estate market in WestonWellesleyWayland and the surrounding towns or if you are , considering buying or selling your home, please contact me, Lisa Curlett (lisacurlett.com, 781-267-2844 or lisa.curlett@compass.com), to answer any questions or for a complimentary home appraisal.


*It should be noted that the stellar condominium sales results in 2017 were not only the result of the sheer volume of properties that sold but also because 8 of the 16 condominiums were part of the high-end, 55+ Highland Meadows development. In 2018, only 3 of the 9 condominiums that sold were part of Highland Meadows.

Curlett Report for Weston, MA Real Estate - December 2018

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For those of you who love market stats, here’s the December 2018 Curlett Report for Weston MA Real Estate.

We began December 2018 with 56 active* properties on the market. During the course of the next 31 days, 2 new** listings came on the market, and 5 properties went pending** (Contingent or Under Agreement). We ended the month with 41 listings, an average list price of $3,220,632, and an average days on market (DOM) of 231.

Looking back a year, December 2017 began with 63 active* properties on the market. During the course of the month, 3 new** listings came on the market, and 12 properties went pending**. We ended the month with 48 listings, an average list price of $3,391,922 and an average DOM of 231.

To summarize a few key points:

  • As was the case in October and November, our inventory in December this year was less than what it was last year - both at the beginning and at the end of the month. From last year, we were down 11% at the start of the month and down 15% at the end of the month.

  • In December 2018, we netted out the month with a 27% decrease in inventory (56 to 41 properties), and similarly in December 2017, there was a 24% decline in inventory (63 to 48 listings). These percentage declines are typical for the month of December given that the holidays are in full swing and most people do not have buying (especially) and selling homes top of mind.

  • Our average list price was down 5% at the end of this December vs. last December ($3,220,632 vs. $3,391,922). Interestingly in November 2018, it was up 4% from November 2017. The average DOM was the same this December and last (231 days).

  • This year we had slightly less new and significantly less pending activity in December than we did last year. In December 2018, there were 2 new and 5 pending properties, whereas in December 2017, there were 3 new and 12 pending properties. So the number of new listings was down 33% and pendings were down 58% this year from last. This December, of the two new listings, one was priced in the mid $1Ms and the other was priced in the low $3Ms. Whereas last December, the new listings were skewed a bit more toward the high end as they were all priced at $2.5M or more. In terms of the pending listings. while this December 60% were priced at or above $2.5M, last December 50% were priced at or above $2.5M

Click here to see all of the details of the new, pending and remaining activity in December 2018 and 2017.

As we enter the new year, we watch with baited breath to see what and how the real estate activity of 2019 will be. Will it be a stronger or softer year than 2018? Will it be a buyer’s or seller’s market or a combination of the two? Will interest rates go up? I could go on and on with an endless list of questions and thoughts…. The bottom line is that I’m excited to see what the 2019 real estate market brings, AND I’m wishing you peace, health, love, prosperity, happy times and lots of fun in the New Year! Cheers!

For more information about the real estate market in WestonWellesleyWayland and the surrounding towns or if you are considering buying or selling your home, please contact me, Lisa Curlett (lisacurlett.com, 781-267-2844 or lisa.curlett@compass.com), to answer any questions or for a complimentary home appraisal.


* Active properties do not include condominiums, land listings or properties listed multiple ways on MLS. 

** New listings do not include those re-listed within 60 days, and pending listings do not include those that were previously reported as pending in the last 60 days but came back on the market because the deal fell through.  

Weston MA Homes Sold November 2018

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Here are the Weston MA Homes Sold November 2018. Similar to the results in October, it was another strong month of sales. And so once again, all of the metrics were up in November 2018 vs. November 2017. Here are the details:

  • Number of Sold Properties – 16 in November 2018 vs. 13 in November 2017

  • Total Market Volume – $31,218,500 in November 2018 vs. $17,817,750 in November 2017

  • Median Price – $1,285,000 in November 2018 vs. $1,049,000 in November 2017

  • Average Sale Price – $1,951,156 in November 2018 vs. $1,370,596 in November 2017

In terms of year-to-date sales (through November 30), because of our strong October and November 2018 results, all of the metrics were up - except for number of sold properties - when compared to those of 2017. Furthermore, given the strong November sales numbers, we see a positive uptick across the board in our percentage differentials since last month. Here are the specifics:

  • Number of Sold Properties – 154 in 2018 vs. 168 in 2017 – down 8% this year (it was down 11% in last month’s report)

  • Total Market Volume – $298,212,966 in 2018 vs. $282,685,992 in 2017 – up 5% this year (it was up 1% in last month’s report)

  • Median Price – $1,562,500 in 2018 vs. $1,392,500 in 2017 – up 12% this year (it was up 10% in last month’s report)

  • Average Sale Price – $1,936,448 in 2018 vs. $1,682,655 in 2017 – up 15% this year (it was up 13% in last month’s report)

There weren't any land sales in November 2018.

For more information about the real estate market in WestonWellesleyWayland and the surrounding towns or if you are considering buying or selling your home, please contact me, Lisa Curlett (lisacurlett.com, 781-267-2844 or lisa.curlett@compass.com), to answer any questions or for a complimentary home appraisal.


* These market figures are based on information provided to and compiled by Pinergy/MLS Property Information Network, Inc., and do not include sales information on non-MLS transactions.

Curlett Report FOR WESTON, MA REAL ESTATE - November 2018

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For those of you who love market stats, here’s the November 2018 Curlett Report for Weston MA Real Estate.

We began November 2018 with 78 active* properties on the market. During the course of the next 30 days, 4 new** listings came on the market, and 10 properties went pending** (Contingent or Under Agreement). We ended the month with 58 listings, an average list price of $3,087,621, and an average days on market (DOM) of 200.

Looking back a year, November 2017 began with 82 active properties on the market. During the course of the month, 5 new listings came on the market, and 15 properties went pending. We ended the month with 63 listings, an average list price of $2,962,907 and an average DOM of 220.

To summarize a few key points:

  • Our inventory in November this year was less than what it was last year - both at the beginning and at the end of the month. From last year, we were down 5% at the start of the month and down 8% at the end of the month.

  • In November 2018, we netted out the month with a 26% decrease in inventory (78 to 58 properties), and similarly in November 2017, there was a 23% decline in inventory (82 to 63 listings). These percentage declines are typical for the month of November given that buyers and sellers are in prime holiday mode especially as the month ends.

  • Our average list price was up 4% this November vs. November 2017 ($3,087,621 vs. $2,962,907), and average DOM was down 9% (200 vs. 220).

  • This year we had less new and pending activity in November than we did last year. In November 2018, there were 4 new and 10 pending properties, whereas in November 2017, there were 5 new and 15 pending properties. So the number of new listings was down 20% and pendings were down 33% this year from last. In November 2018, our new listings were either below $1M (2) or above $3M (2), whereas last year, the majority of the new listings (3) were priced between $1M and $2M. And both this year and last, the majority of the pending listings were priced between $1M and $2M. There has been talk of a softening of the market, and these lower numbers this year from last may be an indication of that. However, the Fall market is always slower than the Spring, and so we’ll anxiously await the new year to see what kind of activity it brings.

  • In terms of the remaining properties, there were slightly more properties priced below $1M and above $3M this year from last and slightly less listings priced between $1M and $3M.

Click here to see all of the details of the new, pending and remaining activity in November 2018 and 2017.

For more information about the real estate market in WestonWellesleyWayland and the surrounding towns or if you are considering buying or selling your home, please contact me, Lisa Curlett (lisacurlett.com, 781-267-2844 or lisa.curlett@compass.com), to answer any questions or for a complimentary home appraisal.


* Active properties do not include condominiums, land listings or properties listed multiple ways on MLS. 

** New listings do not include those re-listed within 60 days, and pending listings do not include those that were previously reported as pending in the last 60 days but came back on the market because the deal fell through.