Two Massachusetts Towns Made Money’s List of the Best 50 Places to Live


Two Massachusetts towns topped the list of best places to live in the United States. Money reporters collected almost 212,000 data points—including cost of living, diversity, weather, amenities, public education and COVID-era factors.

According to the personal finance publication, MA towns – Chelmsford and Braintree, are among the 50 best places to live in country.

Newton is One of Greater Boston’s Top Selling Suburbs

Newton MA Top Selling Suburbs

Newton is at the top of Greater Boston’s suburban housing market, making it great for both homebuyers and sellers.

Last month there were 121 home sales in Newton and 645 this year, making it one of the top selling suburbs, according to Boston Agent Magazine.

There are many factors that make this town such a popular place to live. Check out all of the available listings in Newton here, and find out why it’s a great place to start your home search.



Newton was rated the third best place to raise a family in the country, noting the town’s character as one of the main reasons. The town is split up between 13 smaller villages, making several village centers with a great selection of restaurants, shops and bars.

Green Living

Newton Centre has been rated the fourth greenest neighborhood in the country, with 49% of homes earning green marks. Residents can benefit from free energy assessments and energy efficiency programs. A non-profit, Green Newton, also provides free home solar evaluations. Thanks to these combined efforts, since 2008 almost 3,000 homes in the town reduced their carbon emission by 2,000 tons.


Newton has one of the highest graduation rates in the state, with 95.5% of high schoolers graduating. Boston College is also located in the town, ranked number 30 in the latest national ranking.

Outdoor Space

The town has an expanse of green space and scenic spots to choose from, including Bullough’s Pond, Chestnut Hill Reservoir, Crystal Lake and more.

Contact our advisors to learn more about our exclusive listings in Newton and advice on finding your new home.