Back To Blog

2016 Sales: University Green in Cambridge

University Green is a concierge elevator building in Harvard Square. Built in 1985, University Green is set back from Mount Auburn Street behind a common landscaped courtyard. The street address of University Green is 130 Mount Auburn Street.

  • 50+ units
  • Residences enjoy a balcony or patio
  • In-unit laundry
  • Fireplaces in some units
  • Private courtyard
  • There is garage parking
  • Indoor cats only (no dogs)

CLICK HERE to see units currently listed at University Green (130 Mount Auburn Street).

MLS reports five sales at University Green in 2016. I review these sales below.


There were two 1-br sales reported in MLS in 2016 at University Green:
130 Mount Auburn Street Unit 114 sold for $1,185,000 - sold for the list price. This is a nice one bedroom with study located on the rear side of the building anf featuring a private patio garden. I sold it in 2007 for $765,000. I listed and sold it in 2010 for $800,000. I listed and sold it again in 2014 for $1,100,000. That is a lot of appreciation over 10 years! $1,147 per square foot at $1,185,000 sale price in 2016.
130 Mount Auburn Street Unit 212 sold for $1,190,000 - sold for the list price.

There were two 2-br sales reported in MLS in 2016 at University Green:
130 Mount Auburn Street Unit 204 sold for $1,750,000 - sold for the list price
130 Mount Auburn Street Unit 507 sold for $2,170,000 - sold for $20,000 over the asking price. Rare penthouse duplex.

There was one 3-br sale reported in MLS in 2016 at University Green:
130 Mount Auburn Unit 510 sold for $2,725,000 - sale price $575,000 over the list price of $2,150,000.

For the five sales at University Green reported in MLS in 2016:
The average size is 1,401 square feet.
The average sale price is $1,804,000
The average price per square foot is $1,259
The average number of days until an offer accepted is 26.

There were only 3 sales reported in MLS in 2015 at University Green:
130 Mount Auburn Unit 406 sold for $690,000 - a studio that sold for substantially less (a rarity) than the original list price of $900,000. Last asking price was $698,000 when it sold for $690,000.
130 Mount Auburn Unit 105 sold for $1,200,000 -  a one-br that sold for the list price
130 Mount Auburn Unit 410 sold for $2,060,000 - a two-br that sold for $410,000 over the list price. This sale price truly stunning, given that the residence was in need of updating at point of purchase.

I help buyers buy and sellers sell in Cambridge and Somerville, MA. Here to help you. Let's talk.

Call me at 617-733-8937 or email me.

See frequently asked questions and my answers to them at AskCharlesCherney.com

Check out the Cambridge Somerville Buy Sell Report at CharlesCherneyBuySellReport.com

Add Comment

Comments are moderated. Please be patient if your comment does not appear immediately. Thank you.

Comments

  1. No comments. Be the first to comment.