Community: Brookline

Living in Brookline MA

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Divided between its urban center and suburban south side,    Brookline is one of the areas most convenient and prominent towns.  It’s small size lends itself to easy commuting as most of Brookline is accessible by the green lines of the MBTA.

Beacon street is crosses the north side of Brookline, where you can barely tell where the town line with Boston lies.  The trolley runs in the middle of Beacon Street.  It is lined with mostly pre-war brownstones filled with condos and apartments ranging from modest to the very luxurious.

The commercial centers include Coolidge Corner, Brookline Village and Washington Square.  Indpendants shops and restaurants invite the endless flow of pedestrians.

South Brookline caters to a more suburban lifestyle, with mostly single family homes.  You can find privacy, quiet, and more space while you remain only a few minutes from Boston.

Brookline, MA is located in Norfolk County and abuts the City of Boston and Newton, MA.  Approximately 60,000 residents call Brookline home.  It was independently cooperated in 1705, previously part of Boston.

Local Information

Neighborhoods:  Coolidge Corner, Brookline Village, Washington Square, Chestnut Hill, South Brookline

Zip Codes:  02445, 02446, 02447, 02467

Parks:

Brookline has a commitment to open space, parks and off-leash time for dogs.  Whether it’s a neighborhood park or a large recreation center, Brookline’s parks invite everyone to enjoy the outdoors year round.

http://www.brooklinema.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=693&Itemid=956

Schools:

The public school system in Brookline proudly educated children from over 50 countries, and ranks highly in Massachusetts.

Public schools K-12 webpage http://www.brookline.k12.ma.us/

Homes:

There are roughly 26,000 residential units in Brookline.  Below are average prices of single-family houses in Brookline, MA sold in 2012:

Range of prices: $340,000 – $10,500,000

Average price:  $1,462,000

Median price:: $1,250,000

Below are average prices of condominiums in Brookline, MA sold in 2012:

Range of prices: $187,000 – $2,000,000

Average price: $570,050

Median price: $500,000

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