The New England region of the northeastern United States comprises six states – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

While these are certainly not the biggest states in the US, the area as a whole is fairly large, giving you a wide range of options when it comes to choosing where to buy a home.

There are so many great places to live in the region, making it impossible to narrow it down to a small selection of the best. However, if you are looking to buy a home in New England, here are five towns and cities to consider!

Lexington, Massachusetts

Lying within the Greater Boston Area and ranking as the sixth wealthiest small city in the US, Lexington is a convenient place to live with a high quality of life.

The city has plenty of history to enjoy. It was the site of the first shots fired at the start of the American Revolutionary War during the Battle of Lexington in 1775.

It also has one of the lowest crime rates in the state, making it a safe, welcoming place for you and your family.

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Known for being the home of Harvard University and rich in New England culture, Cambridge really does have something for everyone – students, professionals, and families alike.

It's also centrally located within the Boston metropolitan area, making it ideally situated for those seeking employment.

New Hampshire Seacoast, New Hampshire

New Hampshire often ranks highly on lists of the top places to live in the United States, and the Seacoast area is certainly a location to consider.

With vast views of the Atlantic Ocean, an abundance of Colonial history and even surfing to enjoy, the Seacoast Region is a varied playground to be experienced.

Merrimack, New Hampshire

Merrimack, New Hampshire is a great spot for employment due to large organizations and factories setting up camp in the area. Examples include Anheuser-Busch and Nanocorp.

It's a centrally located town with great links to larger cities and plenty of amenities.

Brookfield, Connecticut

Brookfield, Connecticut is surrounded by the state's largest lakes, providing a picturesque setting as well as opportunities for recreational activities such as fishing, water sports or even just taking a walk and enjoying the scenery.

Plus, it's within easy commuting distance to New York City, meaning residents have a broader spectrum of job opportunities to consider.

No matter where in New England you choose to live, all it takes is a little research (and a few exploration visits) to ensure you're choosing the best area for you and your family.

Connect with a Loan Officer

Licensed by the New Hampshire Banking Division. Rhode Island Licensed Lender. MA ML1846 ME SLM6596 RI 20031544LL FL MLD309 CT 17213 NMLS#1846 NH 7986-MB 17213, MLD309, 7986-MB, 20031544LL NMLS # 20147 NMLS #1846