Canton, MA 2014 Real Estate Activity Report

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


There was a 23% decrease in documents recorded at the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds for Canton in 2014, resulting in a reduction of 1,460 documents from 6,227 to 4,767.


The total volume of real estate sales in Canton during 2014 was $224,120,601 which showed a 20% increase from 2013. The average sale price of homes and commercial property was up by 13% in Canton. The average sales price was $541,354.


The number of mortgages recorded (938) on Canton properties in 2014 was down by 32% from the previous year. Total mortgage indebtedness actually increased by 27% to $707,780,370 during the same period.


There were 12 foreclosure deeds filed in Canton during 2014, representing a significant 140% increase from the previous year when there was 5 foreclosure deeds filed.


Finally, homestead activity decreased by 16% in Canton during 2014 with 426 homesteads filed compared to 505 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.