Comparing home, condo prices for downsizing buyers

Ready to downsize?

A survey compares median prices for singlefamily homes and condominiums during the first six months of this year, focusing on area communities with at least 50 condo sales.

CommunitySingle-family homeCondo
Acton$472,500 $379,450
Arlington$537,000 $349,000
Ashland$326,875 $257,000
Brookline$1,253,500 $500,000
Framingham$330,549 $133,900
Marlborough$278,250 $221,500
Natick$422,500 $220,000
Newton$855,000 $454,000
Waltham$400,250 $323,000
Watertown$450,000 $319,500