Category: Rooms for Rent in Boston
The Covid-19 outbreak has caused schools, colleges, and universities to suspend all on-campus activities, including classes, and transition to online learning. Since students are no longer involved in the classroom, many of them no longer need or desire their off-campus apartments. Due to the current crisis, a good portion of students quickly departed for home, […]
COVID-19 is an official pandemic, but there are steps you can take to keep yourself safe and disinfect your apartment. This is a time for all of us to remain vigilant and increase our levels of awareness.
Looking for an apartment can be a stressful time in someone’s life. After all, you’re deciding where you’re going to be living for the foreseeable future. And you’re likely to worry that you’ll forget to check the one aspect of an apartment that’ll turn into a headache down the road. Thankfully, you’re more likely than […]
In any relationship, clear communication is paramount to making it work. Even the most insightful and empathetic person cannot be expected to predict their roommate’s every thought and whim. Whether you’re best friends or total strangers, living with someone is distinctly different from interacting with them in any other context, and it’s easy to be […]
As fall sets in around Greater Boston, some parts of the Medford apartment rental market heat up. As Tufts University begins its fall semester, every year we see a big spike in web traffic at the same time, as hundreds of new units get rented out in parts of Medford and Somerville markets. But how’s […]
Two years ago, we released the most comprehensive apartment rental market report in Greater Boston. It featured an interactive map showing vacancy rates, average rent prices, and area statistics for all surrounding neighborhoods. Two years later, our database of Boston apartments has grown larger, our network has grown wider, and our knowledge and understanding of the […]
There are many benefits to having a home office, even if you do not work from home. Having a home office can help keep you organized and give you a space to call your own. In Boston, there is tremendous traffic on many different routes getting in and out of the city and surrounding towns, […]
Properly Assessing the Boston Apartment Rental Market Through the Real-Time Vacancy Rate vs. Real-Time Availability Rate
Being the local leader in real-time apartment data in Boston, we’ve looked at many different ways of assessing the overall health of the local rental market. Over the years we’ve analyzed and reported on numbers such as average rent prices, average time on market, price per square foot, vacancy rates, and more. Throughout years and years of analysis, […]
After days or weeks of searching, you finally find an apartment. It pretty much has all the amenities that you want plus it fits your budget, your lifestyle, and the proximity to your job. You waste no time filling out the application and turning it in expecting to get accepted immediately.
Trouble Finding Apartments in Boston? Here Are 5 Great Neighborhoods With Higher Than Average Apartment Availability Rates
For us renters in Boston, we are all familiar with how difficult it can be to find a place nowadays. With the influx of new residents over the past few years, options have been sparse to say the least, and it doesn’t appear it will get any easier.