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Misc-5In the community of Southborough, MA in the past month there have been 10 homes sold.  The average sale price of these homes was $494,500 and the homes were on the market an average of 31 days. There have been 5 homes listed for sale during the past month Southborough, MA.
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new-england-home-pricesIn the community of Ashland, MA in the past month there have been 11 homes sold.  The average sale price of these homes was $423,173, and the homes were on the market an average of 100 days.  There have been 15 homes listed for sale during the past month Ashland, MA.
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new-england-home-pricesIn the community of Upton, MA in the past month there have been 14 homes sold.  The average sale price of these homes was $395,512, and the homes were on the market an average of 55 days.
There have been 10 homes listed for sale during the past month Upton, MA.
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image3 There have been some who have voiced doubt as to whether or not the younger generations still consider buying a home as being part of the “American Dream”. A study by Merrill Lynch puts that doubt to rest. According to their research, every living generation still maintains that owning a home is in fact important. Here are the numbers: image This should not surprise us as many studies have revealed the benefits enjoyed by the families who own their own home. One such study was done by the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University that addressed a major financial benefit to owning your own home: forced savings. The report explains:
“Since many people have trouble saving and have to make a housing payment one way or the other, owning a home can overcome people’s tendency to defer savings to another day.”
The Merrill Lynch study proves this point with the following data on home equity (a form of savings): image2

Bottom Line

There are many reasons that owning a home makes sense. The financial reasons are powerful. As one participant in the Merrill Lynch study put it:
“When I was younger, I always worried about that monthly mortgage payment. Now that I am retired, I have the peace of mind of knowing I own my home free and clear.”

Misc-5 In the community of Hopkinton, MA in the past month there have been 14 homes sold. The average sale price of these homes was $660,162 and the homes were on the market an average of 83 days. There have been 9 homes listed for sale during the past month Hopkinton, MA. We are here to serve all your real estate needs in the surrounding communities. We welcome your business, and we promise to take exceptional care of you or any of your referrals.



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