Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 685,094 in 2017, making it also the most populous city in New England. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston.

Boston Market Statistics

Average Home Price $840K
Lowest Priced Home $1
Highest Listing Price $45M
Total Property Listings 3,782
Avg. Price/SQFT $437

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Boston Real Estate Information

Boston homes for sale are located in the densest area of Massachusetts and represent some of the finest in the area with a wide diversity of properties.

Between luxury properties, condos, and older character homes, potential homeowners are sure to find something here, no matter what they’re looking for.

On the higher end, properties in Boston tend to be centrally located in the city’s downtown core, consisting of beautiful luxury condos with beautiful city views.

Boston homes for sale have a huge range in price, starting at around $100,000 and going all the way up to multi million dollar properties.

Modern homes have been fitted with all the luxuries of contemporary life, with many containing amenities such as smart home systems, stainless steel appliances and sleek trimmings such as baseboards, cupboards and more.

Many historic properties have been upgraded and refitted for modern living, usually containing about 4 bedrooms, so these homes are perfect for young families looking to live in a bustling metropolitan area.

Boston Area Information

Founded nearly a hundred and fifty years before the Declaration of Independence, Boston is famous for its blend of rich American history and look toward a modern future, both of which are aspects of the city that are reflected in its architecture.

Boston is the 24th most densely populated city in the country, which means there’s always a wide diversity of property available here.

A port city on the Massachusetts Bay, many of these homes have views of this gorgeous waterfront as well as the twinkling city lights.

With a bustling night life and close proximity to shopping centers, parks, museums, beaches, schools and so much more, Boston is a perfect area for families with small children, as well as young graduates and professionals.

For education, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (or MIT) and Harvard University are both located blocks away or directly on the Charles River that runs through the downtown core. 

These institutions are among the finest in the world — Harvard University is a private Ivy League university that’s almost as old as the city itself, dating all the way back to 1636.

Parks run throughout the city as well, the largest of which is Franklin Park.

This large open space area covers over 500 acres and contains a zoo, golf course, and multiple sports courts, wetlands and fields to explore. 

Other parks in the Boston area include:

  • Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park

  • Ramler Park

  • Joe Moakley Park

  • Public Park

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