Falmouth, MA

Falmouth/flm/ is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. The population was 31,532 at the 2010 census, making Falmouth the second-largest municipality on Cape Cod (behind only Barnstable). The terminal for the Steamship Authority ferries to Martha's Vineyard is located in the village of Woods Hole in Falmouth. Woods Hole also contains several scientific organizations such as the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), the Woods Hole Research Center, National Marine Fisheries Aquarium, and the scientific institutions' various museums. For geographic and demographic information on specific parts of the town of Falmouth, please see the articles on East Falmouth, Falmouth Village, North Falmouth, Teaticket, West Falmouth, and Woods Hole. Falmouth also encompasses the villages of Hatchville and Waquoit, which are not census-designated places and fall within the village of East Falmouth based on postal service.

Falmouth, MA - Single Family Properties

 
Falmouth
  • Unit sales are down 31.7% to 28.
  • 3-month median price in November was $416,500. This is up 8.2% from $385,000 in November of 2013.
  • Inventory is down by 6.7%.
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  • Unit sales in Barnstable (Cotuit) are down by 66.7%.
  • New listings in Mashpee are up 100.0% to 28.
  • Unit sales in Mashpee in November were 11. This is down 45.0% from 20 in November of 2013.
Headlines are based on comparisons between this month and the same month last year unless otherwise stated.
Changes Favoring Buyers
3 Months Ending November, 2014 % Chg From Nov, 2013
Sales to List Price Ratio 93.5% 0.0%
Market Time (Days) 143 8.3%
New Listings 202 1.0%
Changes Favoring Sellers
3 Months Ending November, 2014 % Chg From Nov, 2013
Unit Sales 148 5.7%
Median Sale Price $416,500 8.2%
Inventory 413 -2.6%
Months of Supply 9.4 -0.1%
Price per Sq Ft for Sold $308 8.8%
Listings Under Contract 151 33.6%
 
Sales
There were 28 unit sales in November. This is down 31.7% from 41 in November of 2013. This is the lowest unit sales have been since 27 in April, 2014. Sales/list price ratio in November moved up to 95.6% from 93.9% in October.

Prices
Median price in November was $475,500. This is up 32.1% from $360,000 in November of 2013. On a year-over-year basis, median price has been rising for 4 months. This is the highest median price has been since September, 2013. 3-month median price of $416,500 in November was very slightly up from $399,500 in October and up slightly from $385,000 in November of 2013. Price per square foot in November was $259. This is down from $317 in October and down from $260 in November of 2013.

Inventory
Inventory of 379 in November was down 9.3% from 418 in October and down 6.7% from 406 in November of 2013. New listings of 47 in November were down moderately from 64 in October but very slightly up from 46 in November of 2013. Months of supply of 8.8 in November was down slightly from 9.4 in October and down just slightly from 9.1 in November of 2013. On a year-over-year basis, months of supply has been falling for 4 months. This is the lowest months of supply has been since February, 2014.

Market Time
Days on market of 128 in November was down considerably from 169 in October and down marginally from 130 in November of 2013.

Change in Median Sale Price for Single Family Properties YTD From 2013 To 2014 for Towns in Barnstable County Ranked by Best Performance
Town % Change
Chatham 21.66%
Orleans 18.50%
Mashpee 9.23%
Harwich 5.22%
Falmouth 2.38%
Barnstable 0.00%
Sandwich -1.05%
Yarmouth -1.85%
Eastham -2.68%
Brewster -2.87%
Data From: CCIAOR
Towns with an average of at least 10 sales per month (maximum of 10 towns)
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Falmouth, MA - Single Family Properties

August Headlines
Falmouth
  • Days on market in August was 101. This is down 33.1% from 151 in August of 2013.
  • Median price is down by 5.1%.
  • Sales/list price ratio is down 2.8% to 94.0%.
Other Towns In Barnstable County
  • Unit sales in Chatham are up 109.1% to 23.
  • Median price in Sandwich in August was $435,000. This is up 36.8% from $318,000 in August of 2013.
  • Median price in Barnstable is up by 19.4%.
Headlines are based on comparisons between this month and the same month last year unless otherwise stated.
Changes Favoring Buyers
3 Months Ending August, 2014 % Chg From Aug, 2013
Sales to List Price Ratio 94.4% -0.2%
Inventory 471 7.3%
Months of Supply 11.1 9.3%
New Listings 255 3.2%
Changes Favoring Sellers
3 Months Ending August, 2014 % Chg From Aug, 2013
Unit Sales 171 3.0%
Median Sale Price $385,000 3.9%
Market Time (Days) 122 -3.9%
Price per Sq Ft for Sold $284 5.6%
Listings Under Contract 175 6.7%
 
Sales
There were 56 unit sales in August. This is up 14.3% from 49 in August of 2013. Sales/list price ratio in August moved down to 94.0% from 96.2% in July.

Prices
Median price in August was $403,000. This is down 5.1% from $424,500 in August of 2013. This is the highest median price has been since September, 2013. 3-month median price of $385,000 in August was up just slightly from $370,000 in July and up marginally from $370,500 in August of 2013. Price per square foot in August was $292. This is up from $266 in July but down from $295 in August of 2013.

Inventory
Inventory of 465 in August was down 2.7% from 478 in July but up 7.1% from 434 in August of 2013. New listings in August were 76, unchanged from the same month last year. Months of supply of 11 in August was down marginally from 11.5 in July but up a little from 9.9 in August of 2013.

Market Time
Days on market of 101 in August was up just slightly from 99 in July but way down from 151 in August of 2013.

Change in Median Sale Price for Single Family Properties YTD From 2013 To 2014 for Towns in Barnstable County Ranked by Best Performance
Town % Change
Chatham 27.05%
Mashpee 14.77%
Orleans 8.68%
Harwich 7.91%
Barnstable 5.88%
Falmouth 3.75%
Eastham 2.24%
Sandwich -0.61%
Yarmouth -1.12%
Dennis -1.82%
Data From: CCIAOR
Towns with an average of at least 10 sales per month (maximum of 10 towns)
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Falmouth, MA - Single Family Properties

July Headlines
Falmouth
  • Days on market is down 26.4% to 95.
  • 3-month median price in July was $372,500. This is down 6.8% from $399,500 in July of 2013.
  • Inventory is up by 10.5%.
Other Towns In Barnstable County
  • Unit sales in Orleans are down 66.7% to 3.
  • Days on market in Barnstable in July was 81. This is down 40.4% from 136 in July of 2013.
  • Days on market in Brewster is down by 61.3%.
Headlines are based on comparisons between this month and the same month last year unless otherwise stated.
Changes Favoring Buyers
3 Months Ending July, 2014 % Chg From Jul, 2013
Unit Sales 166 -5.7%
Median Sale Price $372,500 -6.8%
Inventory 468 6.1%
Months of Supply 11.3 9.6%
Market Time (Days) 140 13.8%
Price per Sq Ft for Sold $271 -0.5%
New Listings 295 8.5%
Changes Favoring Sellers
3 Months Ending July, 2014 % Chg From Jul, 2013
Sales to List Price Ratio 94.2% 1.1%
Listings Under Contract 170 1.2%
 
Sales
There were 42 unit sales in July. This is down 27.6% from 58 in July of 2013. Sales/list price ratio in July moved up to 96.2% from 93.8% in June.

Prices
Median price in July was $357,500. This is down 9.4% from $394,500 in July of 2013. This is the lowest median price has been since June, 2013. 3-month median price of $372,500 in July was down a little from $375,000 in June and down slightly from $399,500 in July of 2013.

Inventory
Inventory of 486 in July was up 4.3% from 466 in June and up 10.5% from 440 in July of 2013. New listings of 79 in July were down somewhat from 99 in June but up just slightly from 76 in July of 2013. Months of supply of 11.7 in July was up a little from 10.9 in June and up slightly from 10.1 in July of 2013. This is the highest months of supply has been since May, 2012.

Market Time
Days on market of 95 in July was down substantially from 153 in June and down considerably from 129 in July of 2013. This is the lowest days on market has been since July, 2010.

Change in Median Sale Price for Single Family Properties YTD From 2013 To 2014 for Towns in Barnstable County Ranked by Best Performance
Town % Change
Chatham 34.86%
Mashpee 15.63%
Harwich 8.19%
Eastham 5.73%
Barnstable 3.13%
Falmouth 1.35%
Yarmouth 0.28%
Orleans 0.00%
Brewster -2.02%
Dennis -2.92%
Data From: CCIAOR
Towns with an average of at least 10 sales per month (maximum of 10 towns)
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