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Where 'Suburbia' is No Longer a Four Letter Word

tech <div><span><span>Decisions, decisions. Backyard garden or roof deck with a city view? Good schools or access to the arts?</span> <a href= "http://csafairarlington.wordpress.com/"><span>CSA</span></a> <span>or morning cappuccino at the corner café? These are just some of the trade-offs of country living vs. city living. And these are the tough choices that many of my clients are considering when choosing a town, a neighborhood, or even a street.</span></span></div> <div><a href= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5388/blog/misc/dk-city-country.jpg"> </a></div> <div><span><span>Fortunately, you can have your cake (from</span> <a href="http://www.lakotabakery.com/"><span>Lakota Bakery</span></a><span>) and eat it (on your way to the</span> <a href="http://www.regenttheatre.com/"><span>Regent Theater</span></a><span>), too. In this Sunday's <i>Boston Globe</i> <em>Magazine</em>, Arlington earned the top spot "</span><a href= "http://www.boston.com/realestate/community/articles/2011/05/22/top_spots_to_live_in_the_boston_area_in_2011/"><span>For Blending City and Country Life</span></a><span>." Just a few reasons for this recognition include Arlington Center restaurants, shops and theater. Combine these with access to the Minuteman Trail, good schools, and a park in almost every neighborhood, and you get a best-of-both-worlds atmosphere.</span></span></div> <div><span><span>Many singles, young couples and families moving out from Boston, Cambridge and Somerville have a hard time with the idea of letting go of their urban lifestyle - and consider 'suburbia' a four-letter word. They are grappling with preconceived notions that once you're outside the</span> <a href= "http://www.zip-codes.com/zip-code/02144/zip-code-02144.asp"><span>02114</span></a> <span>zip code, you enter the land of Mom-jeans, minivans and strip malls.</span></span></div> <div><span><span><span>Not so in Arlington.</span></span></span><span>Whether you're an empty nester looking to downsize, a couple looking to start a family, or a first-time home buyer looking to make an investment, Arlington has a little something for everyone. And you don't have to sacrifice your identity <i>or</i> your lifestyle.</span></div>

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