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Buying a Home in MA in 2013? Search by Street, School or Square!

Posted by Karen Lilley on Sun, Jan 13, 2013

MA Real Estate, Buying a home in MA, map search,home buying tips

As you may know if you are looking for a home, searching through the legions of homes that do not fit the bill is the hardest part. You can waste a lot of time sorting through those listings that may not be just what you are looking for. This is especially true for those buyers who are looking for property on specific streets or in a specific area in a community. If you are looking for property in a certain area, for instance, near Davis Sq in Somerville MA, close to Fresh Pond in Cambridge MA, or walking distance to West Medford Sq, we have the answer for you. has two solutions for you.  If you are looking for a certain school district near Boston or an area near a local square, click on the "Recommended Searches" in the left margin of the home page to go right to your specific criteria.  You can register with, with just your email address, to receive email alerts about listings in these specific areas as well. If you do not see the specific search you are seeking in the Recommended Searches, check out the fast and easy Interactive Map Search.

Using the Avenue 3 Interactive Map Search is fun and easy. From the home page, click on the Interactive Map Search icon on the top left column and your real estate world awaits. Using the interactive drawing tool you can outline specific streets or neighborhoods that you are interested in and voila, the listing appear. The map search data is fed directly from the Multiple Listing Service and is updated regularly.

Avenue 3's Interactive Map Search makes 'specific shopping' a breeze. So, check it out at, you will be glad you did!

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