Boston-area house hunters face bidding battles Prices rise as many vie for too few available properties ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe Jon Moorman paid 12 percent over the asking price of his Jamica Plain condo. With him is Mary Manouchehri. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Realtor Barbara Hakim stands in front of a house she sold in Brookline. She’s recently seen properties get many offers in a week. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff This home on Beach Street in Quincy was listed at $459,000 and sold for $485,000 after spending 68 days on the market. pat greenhouse/globe staff This home, at 116 Pearl St. in Newton, was listed for $529,000 on Feb. 6 and sold for $551,000 on March 15. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff This home in Winchester was listed at $299,999 but sold for $349,500 after spending 47 days on the market.