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Newsflash! Hub Really Pricey; Mass. Home Sales Up Again

MASS.-WIDE—The commonwealth's housing market had another good month in September: "Single-family home sales increased by nearly 5 percent last month compared to a year ago, while median prices fell slightly. ... Condominium sales also increased last month to 1,361 units, up from 1,223 a year ago, an 11 percent rise. Median condo prices increased by nearly 5 percent..." [Biz Journal]
HUB-WIDE—You don't say? A new survey "found that the median household income in Greater Boston of $69,455, falls short of the income required to purchase a median-priced home in the Boston area by 12 percent." [Biz Journal]