Renting an apartment sight unseen can be one of the most challenging things a person can do when trying to move to a new city or suburb. Just about, everyone will tell you the same thing- avoid it at all costs. However, what if you don’t have any other option? What if your circumstances put
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Mar 15
We’ve all heard the old saying, “renting is throwing money away.” And on the surface, that makes a lot of sense. Many a long-time renter has longingly gazed at their home- owning friends building equity, and wondered if they were making a mistake. Many well-intentioned friends or relatives have advised us to buy a home
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Mar 09
What is a co-signer for an apartment rental lease? A co-signer or guarantor is another person who also takes full responsibility to pay the monthly rent for a residential rental lease, if the lessee is unable to do so. This provides landlords or property managers with the ability to contact another party and request payment
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Mar 05
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,
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 13
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.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 May 10
Hi, I’m Demetrios from Bostonpads.com. Today, I am going to show you the in’s and outs of finding a great apartment in Boston. Moving to Boston, or anywhere for that matter, can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. I’m here to give you the framework and tools for making the transition as smooth
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Mar 11
If you’re like many people, you’ve been following the short-term rental trend with a lot of interest. After all, many landlords are making substantially more money by renting out their homes and apartments on a temporary basis than they would if they were long-term rentals. However, this route isn’t for everyone — it’s got it’s
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Feb 01