15 Reasons Why We Love Living in Boston

  1. The walk-ability
    Boston is a small city. You can travel by foot across the city in a matter of a couple hours.
  2. The Charles River
    Speaking of walking, the Charles River is a great way to explore nature’s side of Boston and Cambridge. Take your dog or grab your kids for a stroll this summer.
  3. Museums
    Boston is full of history and art. From the Museum of Fine Arts to the USS Constitution, there’s always something new to learn.
  4. Food
    The seafood. Chinatown. The North End. Need we say more?
  5. Schools
    Boston is known for its colleges. The education here is unparalleled, which leads us into our next topic.
  6. Hospitals
    Healthcare in the city is the best of the best. Harvard Medical School is located next to the top hospitals in the country.
  7. The neighborhoods
    Each neighborhood has its own character. From Beacon Hill to Fenway to Seaport, each part offers a unique experience.
  8. The accents
    You bettah believe it.
  9. Architecture
    Boston is an old city filled with stunning buildings ranging from the Trinity Church in Copley to the academic buildings at MIT.
  10. Sports
    Tom Brady.
  11. Breweries
    There’s no shortage of beeyah in Boston. Have you ever heard of Sam Adams?
  12. Sense of community
    Bostonians may appear to be tough, but we’re softies at heart.
  13. Cleanliness
    We aren’t talking about the Charles here. Boston’s neighborhoods and sidewalks are often nicely kept, making for an enjoyable experience.
  14. Coastal
    Boston’s proximity to the water is one of our favorite things about the city.
  15. Work ethic
    Bostonians work hard. You can feel the ambition when you’re walking through Back Bay and the Financial District during the week.

 

 

 

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About the Author
Joshua Stephens is the founder and president of Moving Greater Boston and a Vice President of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Warren Residential. After graduating from UMASS Amherst with a degree in psychology in 2008, Josh dedicated five years to social service work on the North Shore before joining Berkshire Hathaway in 2013, where he found his professional calling and quickly distinguished himself as a motivated innovator capable of synthesizing the needs of buyers, sellers, investors, and developers. In just a few short years, Josh formed Moving Greater Boston and achieved over $100 million in sales after only 7 years in the business. Josh's team has been consistently recognized at both the local and national levels, receiving numerous prestigious awards for sales and customer service. Last year, the Moving Greater Boston team was awarded the coveted Chairman’s Circle Platinum award for all of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, which recognizes agents and teams that are in the top 1% for sales across a network of over 70,000 agencies. In 2017, Josh was also personally selected to serve on the Berkshire Hathaway Home Services National REthink Council, an honor bestowed upon only 15 agents among thousands of applicants. Despite his many and ongoing successes in the world of real estate, Joshua has never lost sight of his social work roots. A compassionate and principled professional who knows the value of strong communities, Josh continues his advocacy outside of the office by being actively involved in a number of local organizations and charities. In 2016, he was instrumental in conceptualizing and developing Business Networking International (BNI) Prospect Hill, an organization that connects local business professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs. As a native of Massachusetts, Joshua has an intimate knowledge of Boston real estate, while having a degree in psychology helps him to understand each of his clients' unique needs, enabling him to connect them with ideal communities, an opportunity which he considers both a priority and privilege. Rather than simply facilitating the buying and selling of property, Josh views his role as a realtor as a lifelong commitment to continually serving the best interests of the people who have put their trust in him. Josh continually strives for excellence in service, provides in-depth knowledge of the market, and blends unwavering integrity with amenable good humor to alleviate the stress of real estate transactions and assure the experience is one that lets the sensation of being in the perfect place, at the perfect time, truly resonate.