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A Complete Guide to Boston Luxury Apartments

Are you looking to find a luxury apartment in Boston? We’ve created this complete guide to Boston luxury apartments to help you find the right one. Click here.

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Rent vs. Sell Boston

Are you ready to live that landlord life? Here’s why the answer should be Yes.

You just found out you’ve been transferred to a job across country. You’ve inherited a home in the Boston area, but you don’t live here and don’t plan to any time soon. You’re planning to retire to warmer climes, but have to sell your Boston home first. Or maybe you’re a budding real estate investor who’s looking to pursue a Buy and Hold strategy in the competitive Boston real estate market.

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Top 10 Things to Do in Boston on a Budget

Have you recently rented an apartment in Boston? Are you looking for things to do in Boston on a budget? Let us help you!

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Apartment Hunting 101 for College Grads

Finding a first apartment can be scary and difficult. We’re offering a guide to apartment hunting for recent college graduates. Read on to learn more.

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7 Boston Apartment Decor Ideas

Settling into a new apartment in Boston is a great feeling. You’ve finally got everything unpacked, you hopefully have your bed set up, and things are going great.

But you might notice that the walls are looking a little bare. And your furniture doesn’t seem to match…anything. There just isn’t a lot of apartment decor at this point.

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Average Rent Prices in Boston by Town

Average Rent Prices
  • Studio $1584.00
  • 1 Bedroom $1584.00
  • 2 Bedrooms $1584.00
  • 3 Bedrooms $1584.00
  • 4 Bedrooms $1584.00
  • 5 Bedrooms $1584.00
Real-Time Vacancy Rate 1.65%
Median Household Income $90,347
Population 21,503
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Boston Pads recently published a series of infographics showing the average rent prices in 22 of the most sought after neighborhoods in the Greater Boston area. Utilizing their extensive database of over 156,000 Boston apartments, they were able to calculate the average rent price for most of the areas in close proximity to the city.

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Rent Vs. Buy Boston

Boston’s housing market is made up of so many young professionals who are highly educated, financially sophisticated, and fiscally responsible. And everyone knows that buying is always the better bet. Right? Tax breaks and endless home value appreciation mean that the first thing you must do when you get that great job or that long-awaited promotion is buy a home. Right?

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Multiple Factors Impacting Residential Construction Labor Shortage

A lack of available housing is a consistent theme heard throughout the US these days, and that holds especially true in the Boston real estate market. Building new homes is an obvious solution to combating the housing problem, but a slew of factors are negatively impacting the residential construction workforce.

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Bigger and Better Real Estate Data – Boston Pads Landlord Network Hits 16,000 Records

Boston Pads, the premier online real estate information portal for the Greater Boston area, recently surpassed 16,000 landlord records in its real-time database.


5 Great Ways to Decorate Your Rental (And Still Get Back Your Deposit!)

Living in a rental has so many advantages over homeownership. Toilet leaking? Call the landlord. Snow needs shoveling? Call the landlord. Driveway needs repair? Well, you get the idea.