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Neighborhood Spotlight: Brookline


Brookline is one of Boston's top suburbs and for good reason. The neighborhood offers plenty of amenities, good transportation links and a vibrant community.

Boston Agent Magazine highlighted the top 5 reasons this neighborhood is such a popular place to live. 

1- Dynamic Marketplace

Brookline has a strong housing market, constantly performing among the top areas in Greater Boston. In July it was ranked as the number 3 selling suburb and it was also ranked as number 2 in the condo market. 

2- A Good Investment

Home prices in Brookline are allowing sellers to see great returns, the median price is up more than 60% since 2005. The housing demand may be making it harder for those looking for a new home, but it does have its positives. 

3- Well-Educated Residents

Greater Boston is known for its well-educated residents, but Brookline is on an even higher level. Brookline has even been ranked as the second-most educated place in the country with 80% of residents having a bachelor's degree, 25% with a masters and 13% with a doctorate. 

4- Great Schools

Not only are the older residents educated well, but the children will be also. The public school system in Brookline is ranked among the best in Greater Boston. 

5- High-Quality Community

In a Niche report, Brookline was rated the second-best place to live in the whole state of Massachusetts. The neighborhood has also been highly ranked for fitness, amenities, nightlife and easy commute to Boston. 

Interested in living in Brookline? View the latest listings or contact us today for help finding your new home. 

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