Being a landlord in Boston will expose you to interesting challenges that will frequently change over the course of many years. In many cases, it can seem as if Massachusetts law is stacked against you, especially when it comes to dealing with difficult tenants. We all know that the courts in Boston tend to favor […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Sep 25
The United States is recognized as a leader in higher education around the world thanks to its exceptional academic institutions and wide range of educational opportunities. The nation currently hosts a startling number of over 1 million international students with active study visas. Boston is one of the most popular U.S. cities for international students […]
By: Aubrey Liss
 Aug 23
Boston, one of America’s oldest and most renowned cities, has always been an attractive location for living, working, and investing. The city hosts the most well-regarded universities and cutting-edge industries, attracting talented people worldwide. However, like many other bustling, world-class cities, Boston is increasingly grappling with a critical issue: affordable housing. Recent proposals by the […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Aug 01
Do you find Boston’s zoning laws confusing? You’re not alone. Aside from dictating the appropriate use for a property in a specific area of the city, Boston’s zoning code also dictates aspects of a property like height, density, shape, etc. Boston has some of the most complex zoning regulations for commercial and housing developments, which […]
By: Aubrey Liss
 Jul 25
When it comes to investing in a Boston multifamily home, one of the keys to success is to make creative upgrades and attract tenants who pay more. That means taking the time to renovate in a way that improves the property’s value and marketability and reflects positively on you as an investor. You can have […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Apr 21
Multi-family real estate investments are a great way to build long-term wealth. However, while investing in Boston multi-family real estate can be incredibly rewarding, it’s not without risk. There are a wide variety of factors and nuances to consider if you want to have outstanding returns. To help guide you through the process, here is […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Apr 10
In order to keep your real estate investments in good shape for a long time, it’s important to do a thorough spring cleaning on any Boston multi-family property you own. The task of spring cleaning can be challenging, but it is possible to simplify the process substantially. Follow our checklist to cover your most important […]
By: Anthony Tse
 Mar 29
As a landlord in the Greater Boston area, maximizing your Boston rental income can be a challenging task. Insurance, labor rates and tax payments are always on the rise which can severely reduce returns. Historically speaking, Boston apartments have a very high turnover rate so having to refresh properties quite often can also dig into […]
By: Josue Vargas
 Mar 24
Every Boston landlord’s dream is to have perfect tenants who always pay on time, maintain their residence, follow the rules, and of course, live there for several years. Wouldn’t that be nice! Unfortunately, if you are a landlord long enough, you will run into tenants that are less than dreamy.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Dec 19
Property owners and managers need to wear many hats, and ‘rental inspector’ is one of the more difficult tasks they may have to do. Not only is it an awkward experience for a tenant, but there are also many hurdles to consider for the landlord. In many cases, a rental inspection can be considered a […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Dec 12