Is Middlesex County, MA a buyer’s or seller’s market?

Housing Market Conditions



Gauge showing Middlesex County is a seller's market


Difference Since September 2021

Since last year, Middlesex County has remained a Seller's Market.

Key Takeaway

Middlesex County is a Sellers Housing Market, which means prices tend to be higher and homes sell faster.

How much do homes in Middlesex County, MA cost?

Median Sold Price



Based on all homes sold in the last 12 months.

Difference Since September 2021


Key Takeaway

Homes in Middlesex County have sold for 9.1% more than they did a year ago.

Median Sold Price By Bedroom Count

# BEDSSep 2021Sep 2022%
1 $333.8K$375.8K
2 $462.5K$509.8K
3 $610.6K$658.8K
4 $810.4K$877.5K
5+ $1.1M$1.1M

Median Sold Price Compared To Nearby Counties

Worcester County
Essex County
Middlesex County
Norfolk County
Suffolk County

How many homes are available in Middlesex County, MA?

Number of Homes For Sale

Aug 2022Sep 2022%

Homes For Sale By Bedroom Count

# BEDSAug 2022Sep 2022%
1 196205
2 916867
3 1,5821,450
4 1,3371,225
5+ 828844

Number of Homes Sold

Aug 2022Sep 2022%

Asking Price vs. Sold Price

429 Homes Were Sold
Under Asking

136 Homes Were Sold
At Asking

669 Homes Were Sold
Over Asking

Asking vs Sold - buyer

Key Takeaway

If you're buying a home in Middlesex County, you could pay more than the asking price. 54.2% of homes here sold above asking price last month.

Average Sale Time

Sep 2021Sep 2022%
26 Days27 Days+6.5%

Breakdown of Home Sale Times

872 Homes Were Sold
Under 30 Days

322 Homes Were Sold
In 30 - 90 Days

40 Homes Were Sold
Over 90 Days

Breakdown of Home Sale Times

Key Takeaway

Many homes in Middlesex County are selling fast, if you're buying plan to act quickly.

Housing Market Reports are calculated by Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on information from the MLS.

About Middlesex County, MA

Middlesex County, MA has 4,591 homes for sale to choose from. The number of homes for sale in Middlesex County, MA decreased by 5.5% between August 2022 and September 2022. While the average time on the market in September 2022 was 27 days, the median list price was $704,133. From August 2022 through September 2022, the following changes in listing prices were observed in this housing market: prices of 1 bedroom properties went up by 12.6%, the cost of 2 bedrooms properties went up by 10.2%, 3 bedrooms properties prices increased by 7.9%, prices of 4 bedrooms properties increased by 8.3%, prices of 5 bedrooms properties went up by 5.4%. Housing inventory have changed in this real estate market: number of 1 bedroom homes increased by 4.6%, 2 bedrooms homes inventory decreased by 5.3%, volume of 3 bedrooms homes went down by 8.3%, number of 4 bedrooms homes decreased by 8.4%, volume of 5 bedrooms homes went up by 1.9%. In September 2022 more than 669 listings in Middlesex County, MA were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 136 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 429 were sold below.

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