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If Boston Competed in Real Estate Olympics

February 7, 2014 marks the beginning of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, where 88 nations will compete in the foremost sports competition. To get in the Olympic spirit this blog is a hypothetical look if were an Olympics where all American cities competed in real estate related events. Boston's placing are as followed:

City Where to Invest: (15th Place) According to Forbes, Boston places 15th among cities to invest in. This is a strong placing considering how many cities are below Boston. Medaling in this event was, Fort Worth, Dallas, and Charlotte.

Area Where Renters Should Buy: (Gold) Considered the best city to make the investment move from renting to buying, Boston received a gold in this category.

Housing Market Index: (6th Place) Although Boston did not medal in this category, they still received a positive Housing Market Index of 7.43.

Education: (Gold) With top notch universities and a strong school system, Boston is above all in education.

Foreclosures: (Did Not Place) A category that cities do not want to place in, Boston is at the bottom when it comes to foreclosures.

Coziness: (Gold) Boston was recently announced the coziest city in American, allowing them to take home the gold in this category.

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Sources:

Zillow

MSN Real Estate

Huffington Post

Forbes

WBUR