Massachusetts, the state you most likely think of when you hear New England, is rich in both history and culture. With a beautiful mix of new construction homes and historic colonials on the housing market, Massachusetts is a very desired state to rent or buy homes. Homes for sale in Massachusetts range greatly due to your location, within the city you will find a variety of condos and townhomes, some filled with the same historical character of the rest of the city and others are new constructions with updated features and amenities. More suburban Massachusetts offers more of your traditional homes such as the Cape Cod style, a popular style through the 1840s with their symmetrical design and steep gable roof. Another popular style, the colonial, offers a very symmetrical external design and traditional layout inside, they make for a great family home.
Massachusetts has such a diverse mix of regions throughout the state. The most well-known location is the historic city of Boston, the cultural and economic hotspot of the state. The capital of Massachusetts is the most populated city in New England and one of the oldest cities in the United States. Abundant with history spanning all the way back to the Revolutionary War, Boston has become a hub for tourist all around the world. In parallel to the historic side of this beautiful city, Boston has been on the cutting edge of business and economic growth for years, making this area a very exciting place in today’s society.
Massachusetts also offers an array of typical New England small town charm, such as the historic town of Salem. Well-known for the infamous Salem Witch Trials, this town is a beautiful coastal town filled with eerie history and incredible scenery. Travel a little more south and you will find yourself in Cape Cod, or as the local residents call it “The Cape.” A hot destination in the summer months due to its stunning beaches, historic character and delicious seafood.
Massachusetts is also host to many prestigious colleges and universities, including Harvard University and MIT, both located in Cambridge, as well as Tufts University and Boston University. Many things about Massachusetts have attracted a variety of buyers and renters. You can escape to a different time with all the historical attractions, enjoy a sports game as the state is home to three championship winning teams, relax by the coast with your toes in the sand or adventure off the beaten path and venture down the Appalachian Trail.