Hamilton, MA  4/22/14 For a magazine story on top spots to live, Hamilton is well known as an equestrian paradise, with the median single-family home price of $470,000 in 2013. This is one of the newer developments.

New report says millennials are seriously influencing the housing market

It's true that student debt, the difficulty of living alone in big cities, and steep prices in places like Boston all dissuade young people from taking the plunge into homeownership.