JP Is 20th Hottest Housing Market in MA
The Boston Business Journal Data Center released its latest quarterly ranking of Massachusetts' top real estate communities.
The Boston real estate market is hot, hot, hot, according to the latest quarterly report from the Boston Business Journal Data Center.
In the BBJ's listing of the top 20 housing markets in Massachusetts, Boston neighborhoods took nine of the top spots, led by the Back Bay area (zip code 02116) in the No. 1 position with a median list price of $1.38 million and a median home value of $746,600.
The BBJ's "Hottest Housing Markets" report is compiled annually using data from Zillow.com. Rankings are based on a community's score using metrics such as changes in home values and sales volume, according to the article.
Also among the "hot" neighborhoods listed in the Journal's latest report: the West End (zip code 02114), at No. 3 with a median list price of $658,000 and a median home value of $482,000, and Kenmore Square (02215), at No. 10, with a median list price of $459,000 and a median home value of $348,700.
Jamaica Plain (zip code 02130) ranked 20th overall, up 13.7 percent over Q4 in 2011, with a median home value of $385,400.