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Greater Boston Market Trends

The winter housing market may be strongest since 2006 in Greater Boston. While home sales historically slowdown in winter months and around the holiday season, today’s real estate market is unlike the past. This winter will be nothing like the years before.

Realtor.com chief economist Danielle Hale said that although the market tends to freeze up once the snow falls, she predicts the post-pandemic winter of 2021-2022 will be different. “Sellers can expect to see plenty of buyers,” she said. Even though housing competition started to ease in the fall, home prices continue to hit record highs and inventory continues to be an issue in the Brookline, Newton, and Chestnut Hill areas.

In Newton, inventory of single-family homes is still down almost 34% compared to last year. Brookline inventory is down as well, 28% for single family homes compared to last year while condos are down 34%. The luxury real estate market has seen 40 homes go under agreement in the past 2 months in Brookline and Newton for over $2million. The average list price being $3,624,145. The momentum is not slowing down either as there are more buyers still looking and there are still low interest rates.

If you or someone you know are hoping to buy or sell a home this year, now is the time to start planning! The Robin Allen Group remains committed to delivering their well-recognized concierge level of service to each of their clients. Our knowledge of the local market paired with the portfolio of products available to us through William Raveis, will give you the competitive edge in today’s Real Estate Market.

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Meet Robin Allen #1 Producing Agent and Luxury Properties Specialist in the Brookline/Chestnut Hill office of William Raveis Real Estate. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, she has developed a keen understanding and in-depth knowledge of the local real estate market and trends, making her one of the most sought after agents to work with in Brookline and Newton.

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- Gavin, Newton

My husband and I had a home in Chestnut Hill for 27 years. So many wonderful memories, but now it was time to sell and the journey to begin. After working with another broker and...

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"Robin was fantastic and able to find us our first house which we absolutely love! In a competitive market, she was able to find us the best properties the moment they came to market, which...

- Adam Newton

"Robin is very knowledgeable and responsible in guiding us to buy our first house. She always keeps in great touch with seller agent, and communicates every house detail we'd like to learn more. With Robin's...

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"Robin sold my condo over the weekend! She is extremely knowledgeable about the real estate market in Brookline. She guided me through the process with a graceful and easy manner, but she is very focused....

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- Theresa, Newton

"When we decided to sell our family home, we looked for the agent that has local knowledge for our type of house. After interviewing several local agents, we felt that Robin and Sheri Flagler were...

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"Robin is a straight shooter and always gave us a fair and honest assessment on how to best sell our house. She always was willing to listen to my input and taking my input into...

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