During the 3rd quarter of 2018, real estate activity in Braintree saw increases in both total sales volume and average sales price.
There was a 6% decrease in the number of land documents recorded at the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds from the town of Braintree during the 3rd quarter 2018. 1,855 land documents were recorded versus 1,973 during the third quarter 2017.
The total volume of real estate sales in Braintree during the 3rd quarter 2018 was $110,421,502, a 12% increase from the same time period in 2017. Also, the average sale price of homes and commercial property was up 25% in Braintree. The average sale price was $593,663.
The number of mortgages recorded (354) on Braintree properties during the 3rd quarter 2018 was down 12% from the previous year. Also, total mortgage indebtedness decreased by 47% to $130,604,508 during the same period.
There were 2 foreclosure deeds filed against Braintree properties during the 3rd quarter 2018 compared to 3 foreclosure deeds filed during the 3rd quarter 2017.
Finally, homestead activity remained unchanged in Braintree during the 3rd quarter 2018 with 206 homesteads filed, the same number recorded during the same time period in 2017.