Boston Apartments Blog

We’ve Moved – Blogging Operations

If you haven’t noticed, we haven’t been blogging on Boston Apartments. We know it’s odd, because we usually have a LOT to contribute. We’ve just moved blogging sites! Get all the information and posts at our new blogging site right here! We’ve been posting a lot of great new information on Boston Apartments that are...Read more

Why You Should Contract A Realtor For Your Next Move

One of our agents, Ian Phipps, contributed to the blog this week. Find out what he has to say on why hiring a realtor for you next move could be the best thing for you during your Boston Apartment Search. Before answering this, we should first distinguish between a Realtor and a Real Estate Agent. ...Read more

Off Campus Housing in Boston

It’s that time of the year again. That time of the year where you’re trying to make-up your mind on whether or not you should stay on campus or try your hand living off of campus. It’s always a tough decision, and when you finally do make that decision there comes the process and time...Read more

So Your Place Is Being Shown? Steps To Prepare.

[This is a post by one of our agents Ian Phipps. Ian can be reached at iphipps@charlesgaterealty.com.] So your apartment is being shown?? There are a few things you should know.  While all real estate agents are licensed, some are better than others; none are perfect.  An agent ought to watch their customer/clients during the...Read more

Boston’s New Parking Card

Have you heard? That there will now be a new parking card for Boston parking meters? Of course it’s starting out as a trial… HOWEVER, no more scrounging around for long lost coins under the car seats. “Mayor Thomas M. Menino will introduce a parking debit card today to give drivers another option at 7,200...Read more

This Boston Video Will Make You Never Want to Move

We love Boston and spend a lot of time sharing cool tips and things to do in our city. When we saw this video, we stopped and went, “wow!” What a great perspective on our city and beautifully made. Enjoy and share! The post This Boston Video Will Make You Never Want to Move appeared first on Charlesgate...Read more

BostON The Horizon: Inside Watermark Seaport

85 Seaport Boulevard (Block K, Seaport Square Master Plan) Boston’s Innovation District–the Seaport–is undergoing an urban transformation the likes of which this city has not seen since the creation of the Back Bay. The development of this new neighborhood includes new offices, hotels, retail establishments, cultural spaces, parks, and even housing. The Seaport Square Master […] The post BostON...Read more

Explore South End: 5 Places You Need To Experience

Located just minutes from downtown and the Back Bay, in recent years the South End has become one of Boston’s most popular neighborhoods. It has attracted a diverse blend of professionals, families and a vibrant gay and lesbian population to this Boston Landmark District. You will be sure to notice the South End’s renowned Victorian […] The post Explore South End: 5 Places You Need To Experience...Read more

High Time to Prepare for an Outdoor Renovation

In the busy nature of our day-to-day lives, we often put off our to-do lists until later. This is all too typical when it comes to outdoor renovations. Since most changes to your backyard are not of dire importance, they tend to get relegated to next season or even next year. But instead of delaying, […] The post High Time to Prepare for an Outdoor Renovation appeared first on Charlesgate...Read more

An Ode to Boston Real Estate

The time has come for me to find a new place to live, I’ve outgrown my space and my boyfriend won’t forgive Any more purchases I make or things I bring home, (But who doesn’t need a 6′ garden gnome?) I call my real estate agent with my plea for help, Who sends me listings at […] The post An Ode to Boston Real Estate appeared first on Charlesgate...Read more