Although there are tons of lighting options to purchase, nothing can compare to beautiful natural light streaming through your home. While it’s true that a variety of factors affect the amount of natural light specific areas can get, there are steps you can take to get more. Boston has a vast array of great lighting stores that can totally help transform a room into something much better than it was before. Greater Boston is also blessed with a lot of standard and custom window providers that will help your apartment building or real estate be splashed with great light. Read below for our tips on how to get the most natural light in your home possible!Read
If you are one of the lucky people who get to have a patio at your home, it is very likely you will be spending a lot of time outside there this summer! Greater Boston Outdoor time is often too short – so make the most of it! While just having a patio is often luxury enough, read below for our tips on how to give it an upgrade. We want your styling and profiling in the best way possible for the next few months!Read
Two years ago, we released the most comprehensive apartment rental market report in Greater Boston which featured an interactive map showing vacancy rates, average rent prices, and area statistics for all surrounding neighborhoods.
Two years later, our database of Boston apartments has grown larger, our network has grown wider, and our knowledge and understanding of the market has grown deeper.
Boston Pads Apartment Data – Our Breadth and Scope:Read
Owning a home or renting an apartment can come with a lot of expenses that go beyond rent payments. If you own your own home, you will be responsible for water bills. If you are renting, some landlords include hot water in the monthly rent charge, but many do not and it falls on the tenants to pay. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to lower your monthly water bill. Read below for our tips!Read
Properly Assessing the Boston Apartment Rental Market- Through the Realtime Vacancy Rate vs. Realtime Availability Rate
Being the local leader in real time apartment data in Boston, we’ve looked at many different ways of assessing the overall health of the local rental market. Over the years we’ve analyzed and reported on numbers such as average rent prices, average time on market, price per square foot, vacancy rates, and more. Throughout years and years of analysis, we’ve come to find that there are two indicators that are most reliable when it comes to assessing overall rental market health: Real-Time Vacancy Rate (RTVR) and Real Time Availability Rate (RTAR).Read
After days or weeks of searching, you finally find an apartment. It pretty much has all the amenities that you want plus it fits your budget, your lifestyle, and the proximity to your job. You waste no time filling out the application and turning it in expecting to get accepted immediately.Read
Being a landlord in Boston isn’t the easiest thing in the world. In many cases, it can seem as if Massachusetts law is stacked against you, especially when it comes to dealing with difficult tenants. That being said, when you do get a good tenant, it’s important you do everything in your power to retain them. So if you want your reliable tenants to stick around after their lease is up, then you need to know how to keep them happy. Here’s how you can do just that:Read
It’s no secret rent prices have gotten to be outrageous in some areas of Boston. Between the droves of new residents moving in, the endless flow of new luxury buildings being built, and the super low vacancy rates, it’s a perfect recipe for soaring rent prices.Read