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Boston Massachusetts real estate: The 589,141 people who call Boston home love it because it has historic landmarks, museums, sightseeing, shopping, and accommodations to fit every budget. It is filled with history, culture and modern sophistication all at the same time. Boston is one of the oldest cities in the U.S. that offers something for everyone. It is also known for it's excellent educational facilities like Harvard University, M.I.T., and Boston University.

Other Boston Neighborhoods:

Allston Real Estate
Allston today is a thriving mecca of activity. It was once home to stockyards, slaughterhouses and meatpacking industries. Largely populated by students and young families, Allston caters to the individual looking for something different-and cheap. It's hard to turn a corner in this neighborhood without running into a discount furniture or thrift store. Allston's Harvard Ave. boasts everything from upscale eateries and pool halls to local dives and mom-and-pop grocery stores. There's rarely a quiet moment in this neighborhood-everyone from students to the elderly traverse the streets of Allston through all hours of the day and night.

Beacon Hill Real Estate
The beacon on this hill that used to warn settlers about foreign invasions is long gone, and today Beacon Hill is a close-knit community in a downtown location. The neighborhood's cobblestone streets and brick rowhouses directly border the Boston Common and the Public Garden, American's first botanical garden. The gold leaf of the State House Rotunda adorns the hill and shines across the Common. A great place for families, this historic neighborhood is a blend of classic Boston architecture and expansive green space. A warm community spirit is prevalent, especially during the holiday season.

Brighton Real Estate
Brighton, like neighboring Allston, was home to agricultural plots and stockyards in post-colonial days. The extension of street car lines in the 1800s, however, encouraged residential growth, and soon houses and apartments were built across the neighborhood. Unlike Allston today, Brighton is fairly quiet, especially at night. The neighborhood, which is primarily populated by graduate students, young professionals and families, consists of an intricate network of streets lined with houses and small apartment buildings. Local family businesses mix with national chains of pharmacies and banks along Brighton's main drag, Washington St, which runs straight through Brighton Center to Oak Square.

Brockton Real Estate
The city of Brockton is a majorurban community south of Boston. The community prides itself on its diversity. Residents take special pride in the sports hereos like Rocky Marciano and Marvelous Marvin Hagler. It is one of Boston's larger neighborhoods with almost 100,000 residents. Brockton real estate offers many single family and multi-family homes.

Brookline Real Estate
Surrounded on three sides by Boston, Brookline is easily accessible by the MBTA's C and D lines, as well as by bus or highway. A mixture of thriving urban and quaint suburban life, Brookline offers upscale shops and restaurants, mostly located in Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, as well as brick apartment buildings and beautiful wood houses. The southwestern portion offers larger estates and a quiet, more affluent setting. Mainly residential, Brookline resists a completely urban transformation, though there has been recent commercial growth along its major thoroughfares. Offering both public and private schools, Brookline also boasts historical museums and National historic sites, including the birthplace of JFK. Many recreational parks offer golf, hiking, and a variety of individual and team sports.

Cambridge Real Estate
The proud home of both MIT and Harvard University, Cambridge is far from being considered a "college town." The incredible diversity of the shops, pubs, and restaurants of Harvard Square make it a desirable place to live, via the Red Line's Kendall, Central, Harvard, Porter, and Davis Square stops. More traditional shopping at the Cambridge Side Galleria can be obtained by taking a short trip on the E Line to Lechmere. The botanical, historical, and art museums are also popular places to visit. The Fresh Pond neighborhood offers recreational activities such as golf, tennis and boating on the Charles River. The river is also home to the annual Head of the Charles, the largest crew regatta in the world. Beyond Kendall and Harvard Square, the beautiful homes demonstrate a thriving residential community.

Charlestown Real Estate
Charlestown is one of Boston's oldest and most historic neighborhoods. Charlestown has a wide variety of rentals, renovated buildings as well as newly constructed buildings throughout. The traditional home of employees at the now-decommissioned Navy Yard, Charlestown has experienced a shift in its population and industry. The Navy Yard, a national historic landmark, has been converted to residential and office space, and an increasing number of young professionals are joining the families who have lived in the area for years. These newcomers are discovering Charlestown's renovated rowhouses and its accessibility to downtown Boston and the North End. Many residents walk to work in downtown or simply down to the nearby waterfront, both of which are only five minutes away.

Roxbury Real Estate
A drive through Roxbury is both a history lesson and a tour of a modern urban neighborhood. Many established businesses have their roots in the Roxbury area. One of the oldest neighborhoods in Boston, Roxbury has long thrived on its proximity to downtown while retaining its neighborhood qualities. Home to a great number of parks, schools and churches, a visitor can see Boston's history in the architecture and landmarks of the neighborhood. At the same time, Roxbury is a thriving community with a multitude of housing options (double- and triple-decker buildings offering tremendous opportunities for lower rents and downtown convenience) and a variety of ethnic shops.

South Boston Real Estate
South Boston's residents are famous in town for their love of and loyalty for their neighborhood. Southie boasts miles of beaches and waterfront parks that culminate in Castle Island. South Boston is densely populated – known for three deckers and rowhouses, there are single family homes in the neighborhood too. All types of apartments and homes can be found here, including terrific detailed multi-families and open air lofts. It is also home to a great variety of bars and pubs and, more recently has been the location for some new restaurants. Year round, a visitor can find residents strolling up and down Broadway doing their shopping and greeting their neighbors.

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