Tag: property management
Being a landlord in Boston will expose you to interesting challenges that will frequently change over the course of many years. In many cases, it can seem as if Massachusetts law is stacked against you, especially when it comes to dealing with difficult tenants. We all know that the courts in Boston tend to favor […]
Every Boston landlord’s dream is to have perfect tenants who always pay on time, maintain their residence, follow the rules, and of course, live there for several years. Wouldn’t that be nice! Unfortunately, if you are a landlord long enough, you will run into tenants that are less than dreamy.
Property owners and managers need to wear many hats, and ‘rental inspector’ is one of the more difficult tasks they may have to do. Not only is it an awkward experience for a tenant, but there are also many hurdles to consider for the landlord. In many cases, a rental inspection can be considered a […]
With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, it’s time for landlords and property managers to get serious about winter maintenance for their Boston real estate. Cold, wet weather can take its toll on a property. It’s important to be proactive because repair costs can mount quickly! Here are a few maintenance tips that will give landlords […]
When moving to a new home, having a finished basement can be a real selling point. Of course, then you must decide what to do with the extra space. This can be especially difficult if you have multiple people with multiple different interests! You can always section off different areas and spaces for different activities, […]
We’ve been pretty lucky so far this year. Temps have only dipped below freezing on a handful of occasions. But anyone who’s lived in Boston for more than a year knows the mild weather won’t last. It’s only a matter of time before subzero temps take hold of the region.
The final numbers are in: Americans spent a record-breaking $6.59 billion on Cyber Monday, a 16.8% increase over the year before. There’s no doubt about it, more people are shopping online than ever before. By some estimates, more than 25% of people receive at least four packages each month – a number we suspect spikes […]