Katherine Bowers

Best Places to Live 2010: South Shore

Oh, the pretty beaches, the picturesque gray shingles, the preppiness of it all. And now that the train buzzes along the coast, the South Shore is even more attractive to those who work in the city. Lots of people still…

Best Places to Live 2010: City

Whether it’s the lack of a commute or the wealth of culture, urban living continues to have plenty of appeal. In fact, the allure of city conveniences has even created a “halo” effect, says RE/MAX Heritage Realtor Linda O’Koniewski, driving…

Best Places to Live 2009

Good schools. Low crime. Ample leisure-time amenities. They’re all things that make for a desired community—but it’s funny how an economic crisis moves the base line. For this year’s roll call of superlative addresses, we focused on a far more…

The Best Places to Live 2008

The Smart Buys in a Scary Market We know: Between the topsy-turvy prices and the subprime mess, it’s a real estate nightmare out there. But after grilling dozens of brokers and hundreds of industry experts, we’re pleased to report there…