They aren’t your father’s Boston neighborhoods any more. So if you run across him over the holiday weekend, you might explain it this way:
You say, “Allston.” I say “Green Distict”
You say, “South Boston Waterfront.” I say, “Innovation District”
You say “Slummerville.” I say, “Hipsters!”
Boston neighborhoods have changed since the last generation grew up and my featured post on Curbed talks about the one neighborhood I feel has changed the most: South Boston. Once known for being predominantly an Irish-Catholic working class neighborhood, today, it’s a mecca for area twenty-something-year-olds of every faith and often white collar careers.
Seemingly, every day that goes by I run into someone who has traded in their old Boston neighborhood and made South Boston their home.
What might former superstar mutual fund manager Peter Lynch make of this observation? Check out my post and find out!
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The Bates Real Estate Report is an original content blog about the Greater Boston real estate market. The reports focus primarily on the Greater Boston condominium market, and at the same time can touch on other items of interest and happenings of note in the general Boston market. It is written by a real estate agent who works the condo market and who has a passion for Boston real estate. In addition to this blog, his commentary on the market can now be seen in a variety of leading local real estate publications. If you like his insights, obviously, you should consider using him as an agent.
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