The Boston rental market is tight. The Real Time Availability Rate (RTAR) for Boston apartments is 3.13%. This a 49.36% decrease in available apartments when compared to this same time of year pre- pandemic. As we discussed yesterday, some neighborhoods can offer renters a larger selection of apartments in Boston. Since September 1 remains the most popular move- in date for Boston renters, let’s take a look at some apartments in those neighborhoods available 9/1.
Monthly rent: $3,750
This 2 bedroom is conveniently located close to several key bus lines. It’s a spacious unit with an open floor plan, and the natural light gives it an airier, modern feel. The kitchen is well- equipped with everything you need- including a dishwasher and disposal! There is plenty of street parking nearby, and commuters will enjoy easy access to the Mass turnpike. The bedrooms are a good size, with great closet space. Laundry is in the building. Living in this apartment you can also take advantage of all that Allston has to offer- delicious food, fun music scene, and, shortly after September 1, Allston Christmas!
Monthly Rent: $5,200
This 4 bedroom in Roxbury is an absolute showstopper. Everything in it is spacious- from the living area and open kitchen, to the bedrooms and bathrooms. The closets are excellent. The outdoor deck is also big, with plenty of space for a table, chairs, and even some plants if you have a green thumb. This apartment features laundry in the unit, as well as a garage. Not only has the rental price been recently reduced, but the owner is paying the broker’s fee as well! Call to make an appointment before it’s rented.
Monthly Rent: $3,650
This 2 bedroom in Boston’s historic Downtown is an absolute steal. Tall ceilings, sharp finishes and updated appliances throughout the apartment, all while being in city’s most historic district is the best you can get in Boston. The apartment’s efficient use of space is combined with spacious storage options in the bathroom, kitchen and bedrooms. All of this allows you to enjoy the benefits of a cozy space without worrying about fitting all of your belongings. The bedrooms are also very luminous from the large windows, giving the space an even larger feel.
Monthly Rent: $2,300
There are few studios in Fenway that will beat this deal- not only are the upfront costs lower than most, but heat and hot water are included in the rent! You also couldn’t ask for more light in an apartment. The kitchen and living room have three large windows overlooking Boston that will not only make the apartment feel even larger, but also will give you a wonderful view of the neighborhood. The kitchen is updated with stainless steel appliances, which will be great for when you host your friends and family in your new, modern apartment. One of the unique features of this apartment is an elegant stand-alone bathtub, perfect for a relaxing day.
Monthly Rent: $2,700
At $900 a bedroom in one of East Boston’s most sought after neighborhoods, this apartment can’t be beat. It is located two minutes from the Maverick T stop, as well as some of East Boston’s best spots to eat. The kitchen is nice and updated, with enough room for a small table for 4. It features laundry in unit, a dishwasher, hardwood floors, and is cat friendly. The bedrooms are spacious and bright, and good closet space. The bathroom features popular subway tiles in the shower, offering a modern and easy to clean look.
In conclusion, even though inventory for Boston apartments is historically low, that doesn’t mean you can’t find great options. An experienced agent can help. Browse apartments on the Boston Pads real estate portal, where you can also refine your search by amenities, price, neighborhood, and more. Find a place you love, guaranteed.
Published June 24, 2022