If they get anything close to its asking price they'll have almost kept up with inflation, which isn't bad

 A bit dated, concedely, but still a nice house

A bit dated, concedely, but still a nice house

20 Hope Farm, [bad link — fixed now] purchased for $2.350 million in 1994, hit the market today at $3.695. According to this inflation calculator, $2.350 is worth $4.053 in 2018. That’s not too shabby: other neighborhoods have fared worse.