Barbara Corcoran outlined 8 characteristcis that indicate that a city is on a real estate rebound.

1. Job growth
2. Growing population
3. Location with good weather
4. Lots of first time home buyers
5. No overbuilding of condos or office space
6. Vital downtown where people can live without a car
7. Well educated population
8. Large number of foreclosures early

So, did Boston make the list?

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