Quincy Named a Top Place to Live by Boston Magazine

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:25am

Top Places to Live 2018: The Last Great Deals by MADELINE BILIS · 2/27/2018, 7:31 a.m.
This is your ultimate guide to outsmarting the region's impossibly red-hot real estate market. This beachfront property boasts skyline views—and for only $645,000. THE DEAL ~ 3 Brinsley St., Quincy Asking price:$679,000 Sale price:$645,000 Days on market:69 Size: 1,693 square feet Bedrooms:2 Bathrooms:2 Quincy ~ a great time to be an owner in Quincy, says Amanda Dumont, vice president of marketing and sales at Brooks Brokerage. Easy access to Boston via the Red Line has always been a big perk for Quincy dwellers, but the state’s eighth-largest city is becoming a destination in its own right. Meriel Marina Bay, a 352-unit apartment building, will soon bring 20,000 square feet of retail, and Quincy Center is poised to receive more housing, retail, and offices in the next few years. For buyers who’d prefer to have a home away from the hustle and bustle, Squantum still has plenty of single-family houses to choose from—and waterfront views to be enjoyed. “If you’re not living on the waterfront, you’re walking to it,” Dumont says. Read more

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