Should I renew my lease or go buy a property? This is one of the most common questions that renters ask themselves. Chances are, you find yourself agonizing over this situation at least once, but possibly many more times over the course of your life. Deciding to renew your lease is as important as deciding
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 28
As housing prices in Boston continue to soar to record highs, it may give you the impression that buying a home in the city is an impossibility.  While these reports may be intimidating to any buyer on a budget, a little research will uncover some pretty great options for homes for sale in Boston that you
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 17
With a population of just over 685,000 people, Boston is a small city compared to the four biggest cities in the country. When it comes to looking for luxury apartments in Boston, it’s important to understand that the Boston real estate market, is a super competitive one. You’ll get a better sense of what’s available and how much you
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Sep 20
Think all young Boston home buyers are looking for fireplaces, stainless steel appliances, and eat in kitchens? Then you are out of touch with the latest generation of home buyers. Having grown up with smartphones, apps, and the internet, millennials, have different wants and needs than previous generations when it comes to buying a home.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 26
Getting yourself ready to buy a condo? First, thumbs up. Second, welcome to the American Dream!
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 17
When General Electric, the nation’s largest industrial company, announced it was moving its corporate headquarters to Boston early last year, the real estate community had stars in its eyes.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 03
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
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
In the 12 years since the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) began tracking in-state home sales, the number of people looking to pick up and move is at an all-time low. The amount of home listings from November 2015 to November 2016 plummeted nearly 35%. Condo sales fell 30% during the same time frame. From
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Feb 17