Boston condos for sale: Online search tools you may not of known about

Considering a move to Boston Beacon Hill, or the Boston Seaport? From Boston Midtown to Charles River Park, there’s a wide area to cover. Fortunately, there are some great online tools to get the information you need to make an informed decision.

Here are a few information sources for Boston downtown condo data, maps and general information.

A view on cities

This is the one-stop shop for everything you need to see in the City of Boston.

NeighborhoodScout.com

This site specializes in real estate data with the goal of help Boston condo for sale buyers make informed decisions. Their end goal is to sell you a “Pro Report” but the free data and interactive maps are worth a look. You’ll find some lists of best Boston downtown neighborhoods for education, income growth and real estate appreciation.

AARP Livability Index

The AARP’s Livability Index is still the best source of hard data on what it’s like to live anywhere in the Boston metro area. They track everything from accessibility (how many homes have zero-step entrances?)  to air quality, to the number of grocery stores, giving a score in seven categories. There’s also a comparison tool so you can weigh, Boston Beacon Hill against Boston Seaport or Charles River Park against Boston Midtown.

Greatschools.org

This website is the leader in school ratings, so much so that they are starting to feature the Greatschools score in the description for Boston condos for sale. These scores are based on test scores and might not reflect your student’s experience there. However, it’s an undeniable fact that school rankings affect Boston condo sale values. .

Not into online research? As your real estate team we’re here to get you the information you need — whether you’re buying or selling in the downtown Boston area. Please call us today at 617-595-3712.

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