Amesbury MA 2nd Quarter Single Family Market Report

Amesbury was settled in 1655 as a part of Salisbury, but was separated from Salisbury in 1666 and incorporated as the town of Amesbury in 1668.

Originally the boundary between Amesbury and Salisbury was the Powwow River. In 1876 Merrimac was created out of West Amesbury. In 1886 West Salisbury was annexed to Amesbury so the mill area on the Powwow River was unified. The Amesbury MA 2nd quarter single family market report is provided below and includes details for the last several years.

Single Family Real Estate Sales for Amesbury MA

2nd Quarter Average Selling Price

The average price in Amesbury MA for the 2nd quarter decreased -11.16% from $331,543 (in 2011) to $294,553 (in 2012). This after it increased 5.15% from $315,297 (in 2010) to $331,543 (in 2011). Before that there was a -1.5% change. These figures show no consistent pattern over the last few years.

2008 $309,696
2009 $320,096
2010 $315,297
2011 $331,543
2012 $294,553

2nd Quarter Lowest Sale Price

The lowest price in Amesbury MA for the 2nd quarter decreased -32.04% from $154,500 (in 2011) to $105,000 (in 2012). This after it increased 14.53% from $134,900 (in 2010) to $154,500 (in 2011). Before that there was a -22.91% change.

2008 $180,000
2009 $175,000
2010 $134,900
2011 $154,500
2012 $105,000

2nd Quarter Median Price

The median price in Amesbury MA for the 2nd quarter decreased -14.93% from $335,000 (in 2011) to $285,000 (in 2012). This after it increased 15.72% from $289,500 (in 2010) to $335,000 (in 2011). Prior to that was a -2.85% change.

2008 $292,000
2009 $298,000
2010 $289,500
2011 $335,000
2012 $285,000

2nd Quarter Highest Price

The highest selling price in Amesbury MA for the 2nd quarter increased 36.36% from $550,000 (in 2011) to $750,000 (in 2012). This after it decreased -1.97% from $561,050 (in 2010) to $550,000 (in 2011). Before that there was a 6.87% change.

2008 $550,000
2009 $525,000
2010 $561,050
2011 $550,000
2012 $750,000

Amesbury MA 2nd Quarter Single Family Market Report

Amesbury has taken a tough hit over the past few years in the housing market. Homes are very reasonably priced compared to it’s neighbor Newburyport. You get a lot of house for the money in Amesbury!

For more Amesbury MA 2nd quarter single family market report or details for neighboring areas, please contact John Wells, REALTOR at Wellsco Realty by calling 978-518-1481 or emailing teamjohn@johnpwells.com.

Note: These statistics were received from third party sources including public records and the MLS Property Information Network, Inc. They are meant to provide a general overview of the market, are not guaranteed accurate, and may not include every single family sold in Amesbury.

Liz Ryan Loan Officer

About Editor-John P. Wells

I am a resident of Newburyport and have worked in education, high tech and urban development. My interests in architecture and construction are invaluable to my clients. For more information please visit the Wellsco website.