The city of Acton is one of the many western suburbs within the greater Boston metropolitan area. Located a mere 25 miles northwest of Boston, 29 miles northeast of Worcester, and 14 miles south of Lowell, Acton is primarily a residential community with historical architecture, extraordinary schools, amazing real estate in sprawling neighborhoods, and a decidedly rural, New England character.
Acton's location along the Boston "corridor" provides residents with excellent rail, air and highway facilities. More than 21,000 people call Acton home and city residents enjoy an active town government, top-notch libraries, a nationally accredited police department, and local and regional school systems, which are ranked among the top in the state. In fact, Acton Public Schools is a part of the Acton-Boxborough Regional School District serving over 5,100 students. Entering Acton takes visitors and residents alike by stonewalls along tree-lined country roads. Lovely homes and Acton real estate in many diverse styles are nestled amid wooded lots, lush landscaping and rolling terrain.
Acton, MA Real Estate Market: Price Range of Acton Houses for Sale
Vast open acreage gives commuters a sense of Acton's rural peace as they leave the traffic congestion of Boston, Lowell or Worcester behind. Tudor, Victorian, antique Colonial, Modified Dutch Colonial and Cape Cod are only a few of the many home styles available for sale in Acton, MA. Available Acton real estate includes condominiums and townhouses for sale ranging in price from $80,000 to $630,000 for newer properties with amenities. Executive homes, ranch-style homes and split-entry homes are also available in Acton beginning at $265,000 and running up to $1.5 million and more for large estate properties and single-family homes with acreage.
Acton Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 10th, 2014: homes priced around $410,738 compared to $429,747 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -5%. For Friday, March 14th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.34%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.38%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.40%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.74%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Acton MA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Acton to help you find the best home!