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 97
Average Price $810,324
Highest Price $2,700,000
Lowest Price $279,999

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Photo of Listing #72862830

6-8 Charlesview St, Boston

$2,700,000 - 6 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,840 Sf

MLS® # 72862830

James Kalweit LAER Realty Partners
Photo of Listing #72893977

59-a Strathmore Rd, Boston

$2,495,000 - 10 Beds, 4 Baths, 6,130 Sf

MLS® # 72893977

Nicholas Spagnola Spagnola Real Estate & Consulting, Inc.
Photo of Listing #72852431

47 Wallingford, Boston

$2,290,000 - 12 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,500 Sf

MLS® # 72852431

Dave Huddleston Concept Properties
Photo of Listing #72880001

11 Elko St, Boston

$1,800,000 - 7 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,732 Sf

MLS® # 72880001

Jenny Ng The Network Group
Photo of Listing #72899135

35-37 Presentation Rd, Boston

$1,399,000 - 6 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,679 Sf

MLS® # 72899135

Ed Lyon Preservation Properties
Photo of Listing #72854597

82-84 Brooks, Boston

$1,350,000 - 6 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,926 Sf

MLS® # 72854597

James Katsiroubas Coldwell Banker Realty - Milton
Photo of Listing #72895044

308-310 Faneuil Street, Boston

$1,349,000 - 8 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,490 Sf

MLS® # 72895044

The Mclaren Team Compass
Photo of Listing #72887329

85-87 Antwerp, Boston

$1,325,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,964 Sf

MLS® # 72887329

Davant Scarborough Leading Edge Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72880789

8-10 Benson St, Boston

$1,318,888 - 7 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,793 Sf

MLS® # 72880789

Jerome Mcdermott McDermott Realty Associates
Photo of Listing #72880775

4-6 Benson St, Boston

$1,298,888 - 7 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,928 Sf

MLS® # 72880775

Jerome Mcdermott McDermott Realty Associates
Photo of Listing #72851233

117 Sutherland Road #1, Boston

$1,285,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,256 Sf

MLS® # 72851233

C. Orpheo Lyder Victorian Realty Group
Photo of Listing #72877071

38 Englewood Avenue #6, Boston

$1,250,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,484 Sf

MLS® # 72877071

Ricardo Rodriguez Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay

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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 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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