Last year marked one of the most turbulent years on record for the local Boston apartment rental market. It saw a pandemic reshape the local multi-family and residential housing market. In February of last year, we predicted another banner year for the Boston rental market amid record low vacancies and record high rent prices. In […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Mar 04
Although we are now in the homestretch of the winter season it certainly does not mean that we will not have at least a few more snowstorms to deal with. If you are a property owner, it also means that you need to be familiar with the rules and regulations regarding snow and ice removal […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Feb 21
​Many landlords in Massachusetts include provisions in their lease agreements requiring the tenant to maintain a policy of renters’ insurance. This insurance policy protects the tenant against damage to property caused by theft, fire or other hazards. It also provides the tenant with liability coverage for those who claim to have been injured by the […]
By: Stephen M. Perry
 Feb 11
With all of the vacant apartments this year, it can be a challenge to find tenants and get a fair rent in Boston for your property. Many people are looking to get out of the city, where they can have more room to spread out and feel less constricted. Your goal as a landlord must […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jan 28
The apartment rental market in Mission Hill is more easily susceptible to price fluctuations than many other Boston neighborhoods. The Real Time Availability Rate (RTAR) will often vary for several reasons. It’s situated very close to a significant number of higher education facilities including: Northeastern University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MCPHS University, Mass College of […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jan 25
Few neighborhoods have been impacted as harshly as Fenway in terms of the local apartment rental market in 2020. While the City of Boston has seen significant increases in overall apartment inventory compared to December 2019, Fenway apartments saw one of the biggest year over year increases in the Real-Time Availability Rate (RTAR) out of […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Dec 15
Landlords have different alternative routes when it comes to listing a rental property. Those options range from listing it directly, to using any of dozens of real estate agencies in the area. This article will discuss the benefits for landlords to signing an “Exclusive Right to Rent Agreement,” and what are the important factors to […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Nov 10
First impressions matter in every aspect of life; The competitive world of real estate is no exception. Imagine you are a prospective tenant, you are going out with an agent to see several apartments around the city. The first unit you enter is immaculate, bright and clean. The second unit is dark and dingy (and […]
By: Andrew Sebaaly
 Oct 15
With all this uncertainty, in-person apartment viewings are often challenging. Virtual showings have become more commonplace to accommodate the needs of a wide audience of people looking to save time and widen their viewing options. So how does a property owner or manager prepare virtual apartment tours? How does a landlord get their Boston apartments […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Aug 10
Renting and managing your property without using a real estate agent or outside third party sources can provide some financial benefits to a property owner. The major motivating factor is that you might save some money and have greater control of the variables. Before your property joins the other Boston apartments for rent by owner, […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Apr 21