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Top Places to Live 2017

Starting out? Moving up? Downsizing? Here's how to stay sane in a cutthroat seller's market.

Best Places to Live North of the City

From starting out in Swampscott to moving up in Melrose.

Best Places to Live West of the City

From going big in Wellesley to downsizing in Waltham.

Best Places to Live South of the City

From starting out in Quincy to going big in Hingham.

All Signs Point to a Seller's Market in Eastern Mass.

Low supply, high demand.

Quiz: Which Cape Cod Town Is Right for You?

Because every suburban palace needs a summertime companion.

Standout Venues in Boston

Bring a new level of creativity to your city celebration.

Four Essential New England Ski Resorts

Killington, Stowe, and more.

High-Rise Living: Somerville’s Coolest Lofts

A former cold-storage facility heats up the ’hood.

Fall Real Estate Guide: City Living

Ready to make a move?