Mass. home prices set records in June

A powerful combination of low mortgage rates, high demand, and few choices have pushed home prices in Greater Boston and across the state to record highs.

The median sale price of a single-family home in the metro region was $585,000 in June, and for condominiums it was $505,000 — both records for the month, the Greater Boston Association of Realtors said Tuesday.


Statewide, home prices cracked new levels, as well, hitting $372,000 for a single-family home, breaking a record set in August 2005 during the last housing boom, according to data from the Warren Group. June’s $345,000 median condo price was also a record.

Prices in Greater Boston are also increasing at a much faster rate. The median sale price for

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