Cambridge Ranks as Most Expensive Real Estate MarketColdwell Banker ranked 110 Massachusetts towns in a new report out this week.By Olivia Rassow | Home & Property | November 11, 2015, 5:51 p.m.
Coldwell Banker Real Estate released its 2015 Home Listing Report this week, and Cambridge ranked as the most expensive market in the state. Cambridge was also among the nation’s top 20 most expensive markets, coming in at number 18 behind Honolulu, Hawaii.
Trending: Best Places to Live 2015: How to Beat the BoomColdwell Banker’s report only analyzes the average listing price of four-bedroom, two-bathroom properties listed on coldwellbanker.com between December of 2014 and June of 2015, which covers a large number of homes in Massachusetts, but definitely narrows the data set.
Suggested: Beautiful Homes of Wellesley Farms Reflect a Bygone Era: A Photo GalleryAccording to the report, the average listing price of a four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Massachusetts is $524,844. Check out all 110 towns ranked here, and see the listing of the top ten most expensive markets in the state.
The Most Expensive Markets in MassachusettsRankMarketAverage List Price
(4 bedroom, 2 bath)
1 Cambridge $1,106,991
2 Wellesley $1,091,278
3 Winchester $1,049,739
4 Lexington $983,388
5 Cohasset $967,290
6 Concord $929,193
7 Newton $916,652
8 Hingham $859,600
9 Carlisle $852,126
10 Wayland $837,993
Noticeably, Boston is not on the list of most expensive markets. It comes in at number 34, with an average list price of $609,704. New Bedford, just 60 miles from Boston, is the most affordable market in the state with an average list price of $164,723.