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What the Locals Think

Score: 6.9 out of 10
Ranked 1st best city in Massachusetts


“Boston made everything bigger and more expensive to li…”

It used to be a small city with great charm. Wow its all down for the money. Down it goes and up it comes. The cost to live in Boston is disgusting, this was to be the poor peoples city, not any more thanks to you know who. What a waste of com…
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by SandraMastrocola

“Great City…”

Great place to visit. …
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by jswink

“One of the most beautiful cities in America…”

by AdamS

“Fun place to eat great food and have a great time….”

by KidwithFace

“My favorite city…”

Boston is great. It has great sports teams all around so lots of stuff to pay attention to. It is very green with lots of parks and is not polluted. It can get a little trafficey but the tunnels under the whole city reduce that greatly….
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by bobshay

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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $478,000

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $478,000 $183,500
Median Single Family Home Value $461,600 $182,400
Median Condo Value $489,700 $193,700
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $496,800 $141,400
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $461,600 $176,900
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $526,700 $294,900
Percent Homes Decreasing 9.3% 27.9%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $447 $116
Median Sale Price $575,800 $213,900
Property Tax $4,127 $2,158
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 2.5% 4.3%
1-Yr. Change 9.9% 4%

Neighborhoods in Boston, MA

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Boston homes

Sold 02/04/2016 for $480,000
2 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,015 sq ft

Sold 02/04/2016 for $204,412
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 604 sq ft

Sold 02/03/2016 for $540,000
6 beds, 3.0 baths, 3,604 sq ft

Sold 02/03/2016 for $325,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,159 sq ft

Sold 02/02/2016 for $442,000
4 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,522 sq ft

Sold 02/01/2016 for $888,800
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 810 sq ft

Sold 02/01/2016 for $1,349,000
0 beds, 1.0 baths, 12,000 sq ft

Sold 01/31/2016 for $856,000
2 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,007 sq ft

Sold 01/31/2016 for $645,000
3 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,611 sq ft

Sold 01/30/2016 for $1
4 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,200 sq ft

See Boston real estate and homes for sale

View Boston, MA mortgage rates on Zillow

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