Located just 24 miles south of Boston, the city of Brockton provides an opportunity at home ownership with some great values. Known as the City of Champions for it’s rich sports history, Brockton is ranked #6 in Massachusetts for the most diverse places to live, allowing residents to experience a wide array of cultures. For families with children, Brockton is home to several Elementary schools and Middle schools, along with a nationally recognized High School, as well as home to Massasoit Community College for continuing education. Easy access to Rt. 24, along with an extensive public transit network including MBTA commuter rail access and the B.A.T. (Brockton Area Transit) system makes getting around the city and travel to and from Boston and surrounding towns a breeze! Despite Single Family median home selling prices in Brockton increasing 13.21% during 1st Quarter of 2018 vs the same period last year, there are still some great opportunities for First Time Home Buyers in the city.