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Interstate 495

Home sales surge along Interstate 495

Home sales along Interstate 495 have surged in the past year, with towns from Plainville to Ayer seeing a big jump in the number of properties changing hands.

While prices along the highway have yet to recover from the beating they took during the recession, brokers say the brisk sales may mean home values are poised for a turnaround as well.

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