When assessing a new community, make a list of “must-haves” and “nice-to-haves” according to Boston Magazine’s article in the March 2016 annual Housing issue. You can take into consideration these factors of a community:

  • Overall Vibe
  • Crime Statistics
  • New vs. Old Construction
  • School Systems
  • Condo vs. Single Family

How can you assess these factors? Go for a drive, visit the farmer’s market, visit the downtown centre of the town, and get a feel for the vibe of the city.  Interested in learning more? Click here to read more about the Best Places to Live in Boston 2016.