As fall sets in around Greater Boston, some parts of the Medford apartment rental market heat up. As Tufts University begins its fall semester, every year we see a big spike in web traffic at the same time, as hundreds of new units get rented out in parts of Medford and Somerville markets. But how’s
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 07
When moving to a new home, having a finished basement can be a real selling point. Of course, then you must decide what to do with the extra space. This can be especially difficult if you have multiple people with multiple different interests! You can always section off different areas and spaces for different activities,
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Sep 13
Picturesque architecture and the stunning state of the buildings combine with eclectic culture to make a Cambridge apartment a fantastic place to live. The energy and optimism that Cambridge throws off can be contagious as you stop by a coffee shop and overhear people discussing the next great internet startup. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology provide an
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Sep 05
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
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Aug 15
Two years ago, we released the most comprehensive apartment rental market report in Greater Boston. It 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
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jul 25
As we head into summer, it is natural that people want to spend more of their time outdoors. This is especially the case for homeowners—if you paid for a yard, you want to use it! Especially in Boston, having a yard is a cherished oasis. While it is a relief to stop thinking about icy
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 26
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 the water bill. If you are renting, some landlords include hot water in the monthly rent charge, but many do not and it falls on
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 18
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,
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 13
For us renters in Boston, we are all familiar with how difficult it can be to find a place nowadays. With the influx of new residents over the past few years, options have been sparse to say the least, and it doesn’t appear it will get any easier.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 May 10
Can you name at least one challenge of living in a tiny apartment? Space or rather the lack of space. Sure, you’re saving money on rent since it is not as high as the one for a bigger apartment. But the trade-off is living in a cramped space that makes it difficult to live comfortably.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 May 03