Red-hot Western Massachusetts housing market has the pros asking, ‘Are these prices even realistic?’
SPRINGFIELD — Pat Wheway, a broker associate for Coldwell Banker, listed a home — a 1,500-square-foot split level in Springfield — at 9 p.m. on a Thursday and got her first phone calls before 10:30.
“They wanted to be the first ones in that house in the morning,” she said. “It’s very busy.”
Interest is especially high for homes priced for first-time buyers, Wheway said. The Springfie...