Brookline, MA 2014 Real Estate Activity Report

During 2014, real estate activity in Brookline saw increases in total volume and average sales price.


There was a 32% decrease in documents recorded at the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds for Brookline in 2014, resulting in a reduction of 4,416 documents from 13,726 to 9,310.


The total volume of real estate sales in Brookline during 2014 was $1,020,084,935 which showed a 2% increase from 2013. The average sale price of homes and commercial property was up by 14% in Brookline. The average sale was $1,194,478.


The number of mortgages recorded (1,793) on Brookline properties in 2014 was down by 40% from the previous year. Total mortgage indebtedness  also decreased by 8% to $1,520,538,234 during the same period.


There were 3 foreclosure deeds filed in Brookline during 2014, representing a 50% increase from the previous year where there was 2 foreclosure deeds filed.


Finally, homestead activity decreased 19% in Brookline during 2014 with 797 homesteads filed compared to 978 in 2013.

The Norfolk County Registry of Deeds will be closed on Thursday, July 4th in celebration of Independence Day. We are open Friday, July 5th.

The Norfolk County Registry of Deeds is closed Today, July 4th in celebration of Independence Day. We are open Friday, July 5th.