“Buy Fall River Now” is a portal to the tools and resources available to anyone wishing to make the City of Fall River home. We are fortunate to have a wide range of housing options available for you. Whether it is a modern subdivision, or one of our many historic or traditional neighborhoods, we are confident that you will not only find a home to meet your needs, but a community that you are proud to call home.
Located along the eastern shore of Mount Hope Bay at the mouth of the Taunton River, our City of Fall River is well known for Lizzie Borden, Portuguese culture, its numerous 19th century textile mills and Battleship Cove, the world’s largest collection of World War II naval vesselsand the home of the USS Massachusetts (BB-59). Fall River is also the only city in the United States to have its city hall located over an interstate highway.
We are the only city on the East Coast of the United States to have had an exposed waterfall falling in part of its downtown area flowing less than a half mile into a sheltered harbor at the edge of downtown. Fall River was and is unique for the fact that it has two large lakes (originally one lake) along with a large portion of protected woodlands on the eastern part of the city, which is higher in elevation, with the Quequechan River draining out of the ponds and flowing 2.5 miles through the heart of the city, emptying out an estimated 26 million gallons a day into the deep Mount Hope Bay/ Taunton River estuary in the western part of the city. The Quequechan River once flowed through downtown unrestricted providing great waterpower potential for the mills and finally in the last half mile of its length down a series of eight steep waterfalls falling 128 feet, into the Taunton River at the head of the deep Mount Hope Bay. Fall River is one of the few places on the east coast of the United States to have such special and rare features in its geography, along with the natural Fall River granite quarried there. The Quequechan River’s enormous waterpower potential and natural granite helped form and shape Fall River into the city it is today.
Please take this opportunity to take advantage of the many partners, programs and financing options that will make your home buying dreams a reality. For more information about the application process, visit the How to Apply Page or give us a call at (508) 679-0131 today.