Sales of Massachusetts single-family homes in October rose 21 percent from the same month a year ago, and condo sales increased for the ninth straight month, the Warren Group reported Tuesday. “Home sales for the first 10 months of the year have already surpassed sales in all of 2011,” Warren Group chief executive Timothy M. Warren Jr. said in a statement. “Record low mortgage rates, an improved economy, and growing consumer confidence are boosting the housing market in Massachusetts and around the country.”
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