Milton MA 02186 real estate YourStories Since 1994. It was this time of the year, we closed on Dec 23, 1993 and took occupancy in February of 1994, that is why it is Milton since 1994. That winter there were 13 major storms spread out over that winter. I thought, “I picked a hell of a year to buy a driveway“. Little did I know what I was saying. We all remember the massive snows in 2014, YIKES those were some mounds of snow. Thankfully, we have had a mild fall as we head into winter and the holidays.
We moved from the city for the schools, it was 1994 right before the massive budget override was enacted soon thereafter to rebuild all the schools who had lost their accreditation as a result of the dilapidation of the schools. The taxes were paid, the schools buildings are fixed and the powerful academic school programs of Milton continue, including its well-respected French immersion program. Milton has consistently been named to and named on numerous Best of the Country for place to live. CNNMoney, MoneyMagazine where this BostonMagazine wrote about it Milton ranked No 2 “Best Places to Live, billed as a ranking of America’s best small towns.” You can find more information about Milton from Wikipedia here.
At first we missed the convenience to the city and more restaurants, we quickly enjoyed a parking spot every day and an easier way of living. Well, except for all the snow shoveling. To that end, I always had a companion with me. Comet was always the most excited about snow days. Our center entrance Colonial has windows that begin just Golden Retriever height when standing. The first out the door and the first to roll, every dime, every snow for all the years he was with us. Just one word on that, dogs don’t live long enough.
Since 1994 my equity in the house has tripled. It has been one of the best investments long term, in my life. More importantly it has been the best 22 years of our lives and we are thankful and grateful for all the blessings we have and those we happily share with you each and every day. That is except the turnip. As it turns out not everyone likes turnips, my wife Kathy is one of them. She dislikes the size and the smell of them. “They are as big as my head,” she told me this year. I thought bigger. Milton MA 02186 real estate YourStories Since 1994