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Rockin' the Suburbs

The tonier 'burbs west of Boston and Cambridge appear to be weathering the residuals of the recession rather well housing-wise. But the fall could be cause for a pause, if not outright concern (sound familiar?): "[W]e have seen slightly more skittishness from buyers. Houses are still selling typically within 95-plus percent of their asking price and are generally on the market for less than two or three months. ... But where they might have sold for over asking price in the spring with many bids, the action was slightly less than it would have been ..." Boo! [Boston Magazine]