Here at Boston Pads we pride ourselves in the quality of agents we work with at partner offices. From day one, these agents are trained to use all the tools at their disposal to succeed. They work tirelessly to find their clients their dream homes- even in the most challenging market environments. We want to […]
By: Daniela Alvarado
 Apr 23
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
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
Ask someone who does not work in real estate, “how do you identify a successful real estate agency?” They will probably respond with one of the following: how many real estate transactions they close a year or how much clientele they have within their network. Perhaps they would mention how recognizable the agency’s branding is […]
By: Andrew Sebaaly
 Jan 21
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
Life with the coronavirus has certainly brought its share of changes: but it’s not just the adults who suddenly find ourselves at home. With schools closed all over the nation, our kids find themselves likewise trying to adapt to a remote classroom, as well as being told they can or can’t do many of the […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Apr 25
Before we go any deeper into this topic, it’s worth pointing out that compared to the danger this pandemic presents, any difficulties in navigating our business are 100% a secondary concern. With people’s lives and health on the line, we all need to do our part, end of story.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Apr 07
It’s no secret that Boston’s real estate market presents a lucrative opportunity for would-be real estate agents. But how do you get started? Brokerage licenses, surety bonds, classes, and exams: it can be a bit overwhelming at first.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Dec 16
We’re in the thick of one of the hottest (and longest) real estate cycles. People are buying left and right, leasing apartments for thousands of dollars a month. If it seems like an exciting time to be in the real estate industry, you’re right. So why are you still sitting on the sideline?
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Feb 22
Realtors, appraisers and prospective home buyers all rely on the MLS to learn about home prices and features. However, energy efficiency details about homes are not a standard part of the MLS. In order to obtain the most accurate pricing on a home with energy efficient systems, the onus is on real estate professionals to […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 May 30