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Arlington, Mass. 2nd Best Housing Market, According to Bloomberg Businessweek

There is a miracle on Pleasant Street. And on Mass. Ave., Park Ave., Summer Street and Highland Ave. as well. In fact, streets and neighborhoods across Arlington, Massachusetts have seen home values improve against all odds, and many have seen the light of double digit growth. According to a recent survey of the 1,000 largest cities nationwide by Zillow for, Arlington, Massachusetts is the second best performing housing market in the US.

Of course, we know what makes this a great place to live, but what is causing Arlington to outshine the rest of the country according to the survey?


1.      Relatively high median income
2.      Good schools
3.      Green parks 

Not to mention the median home value in Arlington has increased by 14.8 percent since February, 2009.

These statistics are only part of the story behind Arlington's success. Proximity to Boston and world-renowned universities like Harvard, Tufts and MIT, access to historic and natural resources like Walden Pond and the Charles River, and it's very own thriving arts and restaurant community make Arlington a well-situated, well-rounded town.

Whether you believe in miracles or not, this is a great place to call home under any economic circumstances.  


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