Walking has many health benefits. It is a low-barrier type of exercise that most people can do. It doesn’t take a lot of special gear or a gym membership. In older people (like me) walking can improve heart health, lower blood sugar and reduce pain.
Walking can improve mental health and it is good for the immune system. Taking a walk up Beacon Hill to show an apartment is also an opportunity to socialize, network and meet neighbors. Taking a walk generally doesn’t harm the environment and Covid-19 doesn’t spread well in the great outdoors.
It is challenging to walk outside in Beacon Hill in the winter, especially if your a female that liokes to wear high heals.. Sometimes the sidewalks in Beacon Hill are covered with snow that eventually turns to ice. Walking is slow going and dangerous especially with COVID considering that local hospitals don’t have the capacity to treat a broken bone.
If your Boston Beacon Hill condo or you have a Boston Beacon Hill apartment is on the market it is especially important to keep the walks clear. We can tell a lot about how well run a condo association or a Boston Beacon Hill apartment owners is by how the sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots look a few days after a snowstorm.
The city of Boson requires snow and ice to be removed from sidewalks within 24 hours.
The City will contact Boston Beacon Hill apartment owners to make sure the sidewalk is shoveled as soon as possible. If the owner does not comply, the City will send a crew to clear the sidewalk and bill the property owner for the (high-priced) work.