Salem Real Estate

Salem is a historic coastal city located 15 miles northeast of Boston along the Massachusetts Bay. Salem’s many waterways and significance as a seaport are sometimes overshadowed by its identification with the Salem witch trials of 1692. The town incorporates the witch imagery in a number of daily reminders ranging from police cars to downtown shops to the name of local athletic teams. Halloween is a mecca for Salem, attracting crowds with a number of events as the holiday draws near.

Salem occupies 18.1 square miles with its 41,000 residents concentrated in several neighborhoods: Salem Neck lying northeast of downtown; North Salem on the other side of the North River; and South Salem along the banks of Salem Harbor. Downtown Salem scores high on the walkability index with stately homes interspersed with a variety of shops and eateries lining the cobblestone streets.   Read more about Salem.

Salem Homes & Condos For Sale

361 Broadway, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 7,551 SqFt

361 Broadway, Salem

$1,500,000 ↓ $199,999
275 Lafayette Street, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 5,074 SqFt

275 Lafayette Street, Salem

$1,200,000
10 Sally Sweets Way #ph205, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,452 SqFt

10 Sally Sweets Way #ph205, Salem

$975,000
10 Sally Sweets Way #uph305, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,124 SqFt

10 Sally Sweets Way #uph305, Salem

$850,000
5 Pleasant #1, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,706 SqFt

5 Pleasant #1, Salem

$829,000
301 Main Street, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 7,158 SqFt

301 Main Street, Salem

$815,000
62 Jefferson Avenue, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 3,769 SqFt

62 Jefferson Avenue, Salem

$775,000 ↓ $20,000
10 Sally Sweets Way #v104, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,835 SqFt

10 Sally Sweets Way #v104, Salem

$695,000
98 Street, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,689 SqFt

98 Street, Salem

$675,000
300 Highland Avenue, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 4,686 SqFt

300 Highland Avenue, Salem

$649,900 ↓ $100,100
18 Crescent, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,160 SqFt

18 Crescent, Salem

$634,900 ↓ $15,000
5 Summit Street, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,725 SqFt

5 Summit Street, Salem

$625,000
2 Sienna Drive #45, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,150 SqFt

2 Sienna Drive #45, Salem

$614,900
13 Spring Street #2, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,440 SqFt

13 Spring Street #2, Salem

$609,900
90 Broadway, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 7 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,340 SqFt

90 Broadway, Salem

$599,900
4 Renaissance Circle #2, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,361 SqFt

4 Renaissance Circle #2, Salem

$589,400
New
198 Loring Avenue, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,432 SqFt

198 Loring Avenue, Salem

$579,900
000 Confidential, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

000 Confidential, Salem

$565,000
88 Broadway, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,150 SqFt

88 Broadway, Salem

$559,900
1 Sienna Drive #38, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,150 SqFt

1 Sienna Drive #38, Salem

$559,900
40-42 School Street, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,472 SqFt

40-42 School Street, Salem

$550,000 ↓ $49,900
11 Rice Street #1, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,200 SqFt

11 Rice Street #1, Salem

$549,900
New
3 Bay View Circle, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,368 SqFt

3 Bay View Circle, Salem

$499,000
New
31-1/2 Buffum Street, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,410 SqFt

31-1/2 Buffum Street, Salem

$450,000
18 Lathrop Street, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 982 SqFt

18 Lathrop Street, Salem

$434,000
New
21 Leach Street #2r, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,463 SqFt

21 Leach Street #2r, Salem

$399,000
280 Jefferson Avenue, Salem
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,788 SqFt

280 Jefferson Avenue, Salem

$389,000
New
90 Wharf Street #l12, Salem
  • Single Family
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 985 SqFt

90 Wharf Street #l12, Salem

$352,000

More About Salem

 Salem Location

Salem’s natural geography helped create its various neighborhoods as well as several parks and conservation land. Salem Harbor divides the city from much of neighboring Marblehead to the southeast. Salem borders Beverly to the north; Danvers to the northwest; Lynn to the South; Swampscott and Marblehead to the southeast; and Peabody to the west.

Salem maintains a station on the Newburyport/Rockport Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail into Boston’s North Station. From May to October, a daily ferry travels from Salem to Boston in 50 minutes.

Salem Recreation

Salem’s many conservation areas offer a number of options to residents. Forest River Park features two beaches, a swimming pool and an assortment of picnic areas. The Park also houses Salem Pioneer Village, a living history museum of Puritan life. Salem Willows Park is a 25-acre oceanfront park, also ideal for picnicking and hiking with an arcade and several eateries.

In addition to its waterfront, Salem is home to many historic and tourist attractions, including the House of Seven Gables and the Peabody Essex Museum, a leading museum of Asian art and culture. The Salem Common celebrates Salem’s role as the birthplace of the National Guard. For history and architecture buffs, Federal Street and Charter Street Historic Districts are effective showcases for many period houses.

Salem History

Salem derives its name from the Hebrew word for peace. Colonists settled the area in 1626 but a graceful change in government several years later prompted the change in name to acknowledge the peaceful transition. Salem is best known for its history of witchcraft allegations starting with several young teenage girls. The infamous witch trials were held in 1692 with 19 people executed as a result of the false accusations. Years later during the Revolutionary War, Salem gained notoriety as a center for privateering. Salem is also credited as the birthplace of some of the most popular board games in history – including Monopoly, Clue, Risk, and Sorry. Local resident George Parker formed Parker Brothers in the late 1880s, inventing the iconic games. Salem also claims the distinction of serving the first ice cream cone at E.W. Hobbs in the early 1900s.

 

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