The year of COVID has brought with it many changes to the Somerville apartment rental market and the Greater Boston rental market as a whole. Apartment inventory is up all over the city, and the trend is particularly noticeable in the neighborhoods nearest to downtown and the areas close to universities. Somerville apartment vacancies have […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 14
To buy or not to buy– that is the question on people’s minds, especially now, when interest rates are at record lows. There are certainly those who might be wondering if they would end up upside down on their property or stuck with something they can’t sell later on down the road. In instances like […]
By: Aubrey Liss
 Oct 01
Any conversation about real estate must, by its very nature, account for the status of the banks issuing the mortgages and setting mortgage standards. And any conversation about banks must likewise account for the big players: the heavyweights of the finance industry. Which brings us to Chase. J.P. Morgan Chase isn’t just the #1 largest […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jul 28
We’re now a little over six weeks since Governor Charlie Baker issued Massachusetts’ stay at home order. The negative impact of coronavirus on the local economy is undeniable. Prior to COVID-19, Boston’s housing market witnessed unprecedented real estate growth. People now wonder, how will the current apartment market fair in the face of this pandemic?
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 May 08
Dear Boston Pads Community, We are receiving a significant amount of questions regarding the spread of COVID-19 and updates regarding the market/rentals/showings. I wanted to write and inform you about several
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Mar 15
According to the World Health Organization, the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak is now a pandemic. As of this writing, the following Boston area universities are in the process of requiring students to vacate dormitories:
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Mar 12
With its consistently rapid growth in recent years, is Boston real estate still a good investment today? Or is it time to look elsewhere? Have we reached the top? This article seeks to dig into the fundamentals of whether or not now is the time to invest in Boston Real Estate.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Dec 31
With the latest update to its online Boston apartment portal, Boston’s largest real-time apartment and real estate database received more than just a graphical overhaul: the website now features integrated real-time data, interactive maps, and easier user access to information than previously thought possible.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Dec 13
This Post Has Been Updated for 2020! Click Here to View Updated Housing Market Predictions Last year we predicted a continued climb in real estate prices for 2018. Many experts said we’re in for a market correction. Many said it can’t continue, and eventually it has to reach a tipping point. We heard the loud […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Feb 13