Brighton

About Brighton


Bordering the neighborhood of Allston, and sharing many of the same characteristics, the community of Brighton is often referred to as Allston-Brighton. Primarily populated by graduate students, young professionals and families, Brighton is home to an intertwining network of streets lined with homes and small apartment buildings.

Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 95
Average Price $794,718
Highest Price $2,749,000
Lowest Price $299,000

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95 Properties Found. Page 1 of 8.
Photo of Listing #72727709

239 Foster St, Boston

$2,749,000 - 11 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,957 Sf

MLS® # 72727709

Carleton Ashley Compass
Photo of Listing #72630565

155 Kilsyth Rd, Boston

$2,675,000 - 7 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,093 Sf

MLS® # 72630565

Stacey Steck Hammond Residential Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72695320

40 Lake Street, Boston

$2,499,000 - 8 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,801 Sf

MLS® # 72695320

Brenda Van Der Merwe Hammond Residential Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72693847

40 Lake Street, Boston

$2,499,000 - 8 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,801 Sf

MLS® # 72693847

Brenda Van Der Merwe Hammond Residential Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72717339

264 Foster, Boston

$2,450,000 - 13 Beds, 6 Baths, 2,730 Sf

MLS® # 72717339

Patrick Brusil Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro | Back Bay
Photo of Listing #72705572

47 Wallingford, Boston

$2,299,000 - 12 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,500 Sf

MLS® # 72705572

Dave Huddleston Concept Properties
Photo of Listing #72612402

1777 Commonwealth Ave, Boston

$1,900,000 - 4 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,678 Sf

MLS® # 72612402

Salustia Ortiz Dreamcatcher Investment Group, Inc.
Photo of Listing #72707835

1650 Commonwealth Ave #506, Boston

$1,899,999 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,793 Sf

MLS® # 72707835

Claire Kotzampaltiris Maloney Properties, Inc.
Photo of Listing #72724334

26-28 Antwerp Street, Boston

$1,750,000 - 9 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,242 Sf

MLS® # 72724334

The Residential Group William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
Photo of Listing #72639129

1650 Commonwealth Avenue #606, Boston

$1,700,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,440 Sf

MLS® # 72639129

Robert Veek Coldwell Banker Realty - Beacon Hill
Photo of Listing #72685711

57 Gerrish St, Boston

$1,299,000 - 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,051 Sf

MLS® # 72685711

Emanuel Carreiro CityLiving Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72714803

20-22 Upcrest Rd, Boston

$1,150,000 - 6 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,438 Sf

MLS® # 72714803

Mindy Abramowitz Centre Realty Group

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The Brighton Real Estate Market

Brighton real estate shares a lot in common with its neighbor, Allston, to the north. In fact, the two neighborhoods are often known communally as “Allston-Brighton”. Just like Allston, Brighton is well known for a thriving student population that enjoy the neighborhood for its easy proximity to both Boston College and Boston University.

Similar to other nearby Boston neighborhood, the Brighton community has a very established feel. You’ll find a greater concentration of single-family homes than in Allston, but many of these properties too have been converting into condominiums. This popular trend has led to the creation of many unique properties - condos with upgraded facilities and design elements, housed within historic character homes.

In recent years in addition to the thriving student population, Brighton has seen an influx of younger working professionals and families. This segment of the home buying public love Brighton for its easy commute into downtown Boston. Brighton has been able to maintain a pleasing combination of a friendly neighborhood atmosphere with all the big-city amenities and excitement many look for.

Homes for sale on the Brighton real estate market don’t tend to stick around long though. A high level of demand an a relatively low inventory leads to many multiple offer situations with few contingencies. If you’re looking to make a home in Brighton, it’s advisable to move fast if you see something you like.

Brighton Neighborhood Highlights

Among Brighton’s most attractive qualities is its ability to effortlessly combine the quiet, friendly vibe of a small-town neighborhood with many of the qualities that make big-city living so alluring. Brighton is consistently ranked as one of the top neighborhoods in Boston, currently ranked by Niche.com as the #1 Best Boston neighborhood for families. It’s this quality with the top-notch selection of bars, restaurants, bakeries and cafe’s that line Washington Street that set it apart.

The neighborhood's younger demographic of students and young working professionals have also brought with them the trendy restaurants, bars and other business that cater to them.

Brighton has also seen an influx and of big and medium-sized businesses in recent years. Many of these commercial enterprises are centered around Boston Landing, a 15-acre mixed use facility with room for offices, retailers, restaurants and more. Prime developments like this have attracted several big names in the business world and are sure to help shape the make up of the community into the future.

The neighborhood also provides a glimpse into Boston’s long past. Aside from the concentration of character homes from the turn of the century, the Brighton neighborhood is also centered around Brighton Center, a historic central business district with several examples of colonial and turn-of-the-century architecture.

For an escape to nature, Brighton offers some excellent choices. Rogers Park is a popular meeting place that is dog-friendly. Gallagher Park and the Chestnut Hill Reservoir are also popular choices, featuring serene lakefront views.

With so much variety to offer, it’s easy to see why many homebuyers choose to make this lovely neighborhood their home. To start your real estate search in Brighton, contact Terrier Real Estate today! Their Boston REALTORS® are here to help.

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