Boston Real Estate

Affectionately nicknamed the "Athens of America", Boston is the biggest city in the whole of the New England region; In all of the United States it has the 21st greatest population, being home to an estimated 690,000 people. Boston is considered to be somewhat the unofficial leader in New England in economic, political and social terms and boasts many different activities and attractions. Boston began, so to speak, thousands of years ago, when Native American tribes started populating the area. Then, in 1630, Puritan colonists presented themselves and founded the city of Boston, which proceeded to grow and thrive right through the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Some of the most critical moments in the American Revolution, as well as the times leading up it - including the Boston Tea Party and Boston Massacre - took place in the city.

Boston is fountainhead to many of the United State's prominent educational establishments, including the world renowned Boston Latin School as well as the Boston Public schools. Bean Town, Boston, is also in great proximity to one of the most prestigious universities in the world - Harvard - as well as over 50 other institutes for further education. A good amount of property in Boston is occupied by students of the various colleges and universities in the area, including; Bston University, Boston College, Brandeis University, Simmons, Northeastern and Emmanuel. The city has a world class public transport system which provides busses, a subway and ferry trips - making it easy to get around.

Real estate in Boston is some of the most wanted in not just the United States, but in the world, while still managing to rank consistently well in terms of lifestyle and the cost of living. The city boasts more dining and shopping experiences than one could ever imagine; from exclusive to casual, they have it all. Prices here vary greatly depending on which one of the twenty one different neighborhoods you are looking at buying in. Downtown is made up of mostly high rise condos and apartment buildings, while more suburban areas have both big and small homes to suit families of all shapes and sizes.