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Frequently asked questions about living in Boston

Posted by Leslie Mann on Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 07:35 PM

Today’s Gallup report recognizing “Massachusetts as the most liberal state in the country” caught my eye, since the detailed survey addresses many frequently asked questions we hear from clients who are considering moving to the Boston area. When presented with questions about socioeconomic issues, it's always helpful to have some strong data to share. Here are a few highlights I thought would be useful to folks looking to relocate to Boston.

Q: How’s the job market in Boston?

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Topics: Boston relocation, moving to Boston, moving to Massachusetts, Massachusetts demographics, Boston family friendly, Boston LGBT friendly, FAQs about living in Boston

Moving to Boston? It's named #1 for families.

Posted by Leslie Mann on Tue, Jul 31, 2012 @ 10:11 AM

Parenting Magazine just ranked Boston first on its “Best Cities for Families”list. Parenting editors say Boston benefits from, “A thrilling hometown baseball team, incredible institutions of higher learning, gorgeous parks, and historical,” among other things. The judges further noted that "the city also offers exciting opportunities for kids, including an elementary school that participates in a prestigious arts program with Yo-Yo Ma. Boston is also home to the premier Boston Children's Hospital which houses the world's largest research center based in a pediatric hospital with more than 1,100 scientists working to find treatments and cures for childhood diseases. Boston Children's Museum recently announced a $365,000 grant to ensure that their programs appeal to all children, including kids in underserved populations."

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Topics: best places to live in Massachusetts, best places to live in Boston, moving to Boston

Boston Relocation: Those were the days!

Posted by Leslie Mann on Tue, Jul 17, 2012 @ 11:15 AM

Tucked in a box of used books my father-in-law gave us was a great little book called Relocation Boston. It includes a fun graphic designed to help those moving to the Boston area decide which towns they could afford. It color codes home values (circa 1986). Everything coded in green was a quick glance at Boston towns with "homes found under $100K". Those were the days!

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Topics: Boston real estate market, Boston relocation, Boston MLS, best places to live in Boston, moving to Boston