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Beverly included in Boston Globe’s “Greater Boston’s top spots to live”

 

Beverly is pleased to be included in the Boston Globe’s May 5th article “Greater Boston top spots to live”.

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BEVERLY

Median single-family home price in 2012 $355,000

Change since 2011 +9.31%

Population 39,796

Residential tax rate $13.64

The commute to downtown Boston — about 40 minutes — is hardly a deterrent when a city’s got as much going for it as Beverly, located at the confluence of the Bass, Danvers, and North rivers, which form Beverly Harbor, with access to Salem Sound. Originally an agricultural and working waterfront community, Beverly became a summer resort for city dwellers in the 1800s, and many properties built between the late 19th century and World War II still stand, from bungalows to Queen Annes. There’s also plenty of green space, and though each neighborhood, from Prides Crossing to Fish Flake Hill, has its unique charm, taken together they’re “sophisticated but very friendly and family-oriented,” according to Patricia Marcotte, an agent with Beverly’s RE/Max Advantage. “There’s just a lot going on, and people really get to know one another. Beverly’s a beautiful place to live.”

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Full article can be viewed HERE.

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