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Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
I am planning on moving to Boston, MA from St. Louis, MO. What is the cheapest but nicest area to rent?
It depends on your definition of "cheap" - rents aren't cheap here unfortunately. If you go further out from downtown rents will be less - Boston has lots of neighborhoods that are out ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 13, 2014 Quality of Life in Boston
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
crime stats zip code 01608 what are the crime stats for zip code 01608?
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local authorities with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jul 11, 2014 Quality of Life in 01608
Jen Silverman, Real Estate Pro in 02635
Jen Silverman answered:
What do you like to do on a rain day?
Rainy days on Cape Cod are best spent shopping along 6A/Route28 at the little gift shops, the Cape Cod Mall, catching a movie, or going out to eat!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 10, 2014 Quality of Life in 02632
LegalEagle, Renter in Pittsfield, MA
LegalEagle answered:
Hello! elocating to the Pittsfield end of September. Would it be cost effective to live in the Pittsfield area and work elsewhere?
THU. 7-3-14 You posted on May 29th you were coming to visit in JUNE. After reading you are in WI...You should listen to your Aunt Vibs! She's Spot on about bad areas in Pittsfield. Ask ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 3, 2014 Quality of Life in Pittsfield
Jlhopkins114, Home Buyer in Lynn, MA
Jlhopkins114 answered:
IS LYNN MA a good town to Raise a Family?
I wouldnt recommend Lynn for raising a family. It is less expensive than neighboring towns on the North Shore, but there are reasons for that- higher crime rate, more poverty, and medio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2014 Quality of Life in Lynn
whitterkur, Home Buyer in Maynard, MA
whitterkur answered:
Is Maynard, MA a welcoming town to newcomers, multi-racial families?
Yes, Maynard is a great little town, very welcoming. Multi-racial or LGBT, would most certainly be comfortable living here. We have a walkable downtown, great little restaurants and an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 1, 2014 Quality of Life in Maynard
Ginny Guimond, Real Estate Pro in Osterville, MA
Ginny Guimond answered:
What is your favorite season on Cape Cod?
My favorite season is fall. The roads quiet down, the weather is usually perfect. The water is warm, the beaches are quiet. The nights are cool, the days are warm.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 1, 2014 Quality of Life in 02632
Jill, Home Owner in Maynard, MA
Jill answered:
Would you say Maynard, Ma is a welcoming town to new comers? Also, we are a trans-racial family by adoption
Onondaga,

I know this thread is years old but we are also a multi racial family by adoption have the same questions about Maynard.

If anyone else can share their experiences livi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 26, 2014 Quality of Life in Maynard
Margo Pisaca…, Real Estate Pro in 02655
Margo Pisacano answered:
Does anyone know why Sandwich doesn't have trash pick-up?
suggest calling town would have to add to an approved budget.. cost to be passed on to residents I am sure- always private pick up is available
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 1, 2014 Quality of Life in 02563
Cara Loosen, Real Estate Pro in 02116
Cara Loosen answered:
We're looking to live in a nice family community not more than a 45 minute commute from Quincy, MA. What would you recommend?
There are many desirable communities many that have gotten even better since 2009 when this questions was first posted.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 25, 2014 Quality of Life in Quincy
Dick Rastani, Real Estate Pro in Marlborough, MA
Dick Rastani answered:
unit owner of record find at sheffield court condos on rt 20 in marlboro, ma.
There are probably good reasons why the condo trustees do not want to change management companies. I would suggest you talk to the trustees to learn why they feel as they do. If the tru ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 22, 2013 Quality of Life in 01752
June Kaiter, Real Estate Pro in Topsfield, MA
June Kaiter answered:
Is Topsfield, MA a gay friendly town?
I wouldn't touch this question with a ten foot pole.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 31, 2013 Quality of Life in Topsfield
Peter Lake, Real Estate Pro in Marblehead, MA
Peter Lake answered:
will anyone rent me a single family if i own three bull terriers?
Why did this 5 year-old question come up again?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 9, 2013 Quality of Life in Lynn
Michol Murphy, Real Estate Pro in Middletown, RI
Michol Murphy answered:
Just curious, how many people out there would be more interested in going "green"?
I'm a REALTOR and most of the people that I know of that are interested in going "green" are a little discouraged because of the local town zoning ordinances and the fact that quite a f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 27, 2013 Quality of Life in Westport
Richard Shap…, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Richard Shapiro answered:
The Memorial Day weekend weather outlook is grim here on Cape Cod. What are your plans if it rains?
Well if you don't have a family, you can take your sweetheart down and start a family.

Bada boom!
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 23, 2013 Quality of Life in Barnstable County
Jose L. Matt…, Real Estate Pro in Bolton, MA
Jose L. Matthews answered:
How noisy is the air strip in Ayer??
Since it is no longer used as an "air strip" for aircraft, it is not bad in that respect.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 7, 2013 Quality of Life in 01432
Mark A. Stan…, Real Estate Pro in Osterville, MA
Mark A. Stanley answered:
What are some of your favorite things to do on Cape Cod??
Running and/or biking along the beautiful coastline, going to the Cape Cod Symphony which can compare to any.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 5, 2013 Quality of Life in Osterville
Paul Phillips, Real Estate Pro in Brookline, MA
Paul Phillips answered:
Which neighborhoods are least friendly when it snows in Boston? Allston? Brighton? Inman Square?
Fortunately, we have not had a lot of snow to deal with in the last couple of years. I think that downtown Boston is probably somewhat worse simply because of traffic congestion.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Quality of Life in Boston
Kelly Miller, Home Owner in Santa Ana, CA
Kelly Miller answered:
Who is responsible for the removal of snow/ice in all common walkways within a 24-hour time period?
It varies as per building association agreement. Preventative measures include shoveling snow before it has a chance to become compacted, either through melting and refreezing or from v ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 20, 2013 Quality of Life in Boston
Amy Troup, Real Estate Pro in Marshfield, MA
Amy Troup answered:
If I move to Pleasant St in Hanson, will the commuter rail be too loud? How does the commuter rail affect?
just like any property...
go to the property that you are interested in and discover the answers!
I can help!!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 20, 2013 Quality of Life in Hanson
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