As a landlord in Boston, property inspections are inevitable.  While they aren’t always the most comfortable experience, they are necessary to ensure renter safety, lease compliance, and a smooth transition when tenants move in or move out.  But when can you perform a rental inspection?  It is important to understand the process before you just walk
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Dec 31
Every 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 can make your life a difficult time.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Dec 19
As Boston real estate prices soar, many people who aspire to own a home are priced out of the buyers market.  In order to buy a home, you may need to have a good credit score and a large sum of money for a down payment.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Nov 28
“We’re in the 8th inning,” some have said. “We’re in extra innings,” say others. Generally speaking, real estate cycles last about ten years. The last real estate cycle peaked in 2007, so it came as no surprise when experts predicted real estate prices to dip last year. Except, they didn’t.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jan 25
It’s typically the case that owners of multi family homes look to secure low-cost, fixed-rate debt on their properties. This provides stability and allows real estate investors to more accurately predict their annual cash flow.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 06
Are you ready to live that landlord life? Here’s why the answer should be Yes. You just found out you’ve been transferred to a job across country. You’ve inherited a home in the Boston area, but you don’t live here and don’t plan to any time soon. You’re planning to retire to warmer climes, but
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Sep 15
***UPDATE*** We released our average rent prices map for 2019!! You can see the Updated Boston Average Rent Price Map here. Click Here to View Large Map Boston Pads recently published a series of infographics showing the average rent prices in 22 of the most sought after neighborhoods in the Greater Boston area. Utilizing their
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jul 24
Boston’s housing market is made up of so many young professionals who are highly educated, financially sophisticated, and fiscally responsible. And everyone knows that buying is always the better bet. Right? Tax breaks and endless home value appreciation mean that the first thing you must do when you get that great job or that long-awaited
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jul 10
A lack of available housing is a consistent theme heard throughout the US these days, and that holds especially true in the Boston real estate market. Building new homes is an obvious solution to combating the housing problem, but a slew of factors are negatively impacting the residential construction workforce.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jul 06
Living in a rental has so many advantages over homeownership. Toilet leaking? Call the landlord. Snow needs shoveling? Call the landlord. Driveway needs repair? Well, you get the idea.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 26