Marblehead sets record for sales over $3 million

After lagging for some time Marblehead set record sales over $3 million, in terms of offers received, in 2015. Indeed, with a further accepted offer this week, we have now seen 6 consecutive months with a sale of a property listed at over $3 million.


I have written several times about the puzzlement that many real estate agents have felt about slow pace of sales at the top end. Last September I wrote Time to buy that Oceanfront property? and included the comment: “Both the stock market and Boston condos have enjoyed a great run in prices in the last few years. One area that has not participated in the recent upturn, however, has been oceanfront property on the North Shore. Maybe Boston condo owners should be asking whether now is time to buy that oceanfront property.”

Since that article was published last September 5 houses in Marblehead on the water have received offers, so I guess at least some Boston condo owners have decided that the answer to my question is YES.

If you – or somebody you know – are considering buying or selling a home and have questions about the market and/or current home prices, feel free to contact me on 617.834.8205 or

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Andrew Oliver is a Realtor with Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty. Each Office Is Independently Owned and Operated

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