Boston real estate - Boston Magazine

If you’re moving to the Boston area, the good news is there’s a lot of choices when it comes to buying a home, but the wealth of choices can sometimes be a little overwhelming. Newcomers to the area need to know things like:

How far away from Boston do you need to live to find a reasonably priced home? Can you live in a town with a top public school system within your budget? And just what should you expect to pay to live in the Boston area?

Today, Boston Magazine broke down the numbers in a handy chart that makes it easy to see at a glance what the median home price is in each town, plus the change in prices over the past few years.

Close to home, here’s how the Boston suburbs real estate market is faring:

Town

Median Home Price 2013

Median Home Price 2012

One-year Change

Dover

$822,000

$865,000

-5

Holliston

$381,000

$359,950

+6

Hopkinton

$520,000

$535,000

-3

Natick

$440,000

$419,625

+5

Needham

$741,000

$670,000

+11

Sherborn

$740,000

$660,000

+12

Sudbury

$675,000

$610,500

+11

Wayland

$597,000

$533,000

+12

Wellesley

$1,068,750

$897,700

+19

Weston

$1,231,500

$1,250,000

-1

If you’d like advice on narrowing down the towns that will work best for you & your family, please give us a ring (cell: 508-904-4967 or email). We’d be glad to share our two cents!

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