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] 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

1 Bed Rent Hits $2,270 on Avg. in Boston. Where Can You Live?

According to the most recent market report by Zumper based on the media price of a 1 bedroom rental, Boston just hit the third highest in the list with an average rent price of $2,270. Zumper looks at rents on vacant listings of over 1 Million listings from across the US to figure out average […] The post 1 Bed Rent Hits $2,270 on Avg. in Boston. Where Can You Live? appeared first on Charlesgate...Read more

NEW TO MARKET: Rarely Available 1 Bed in Charlestown

Just listed by Jon Curley: 261 Bunker Hill Street #2 in Charlestown. This rarely available one bedroom in Charlestown features a well appointed, renovated bath with in unit laundry, open-eat in kitchen with granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances and custom kitchen cabinetry. Along with hardwood floors throughout the main level and sun exposures from front to back […] The post...Read more

JUST LISTED: Brookline 2 Bedroom Condo

Just listed by P.T. Vineburgh: 114 Sewall Ave. #4 in Brookline. This is a classic condominium with three exposures overlooking charming courtyard in ideal Coolidge Corner location. This unit has oak hardwoods throughout the sun splashed and open floor plan. Gracious entry foyer that can be used as a formal dining room or office, well laid […] The post JUST LISTED: Brookline 2 Bedroom Condo...Read more

Moving Insurance: What Is It and What Are the Benefits?

Moving into a new home can be a really amazing experience, but filled with many obstacles before you can rest. When dealing with the move of your possessions and personal items, obtaining moving insurance can be an important consideration. Although most moving companies will get their job done on a professional level, accidents do happen. You should […] The post Moving Insurance: What...Read more

4 Selling Costs You Don’t Want to Forget!

There’s little better in life than selling your home, and realizing a big profit off it. But that profit may not be as big as it looks. While most people understand they will be paying a real estate commission if they use an agent, there are other expenses that homeowners often forget to factor into […] The post 4 Selling Costs You Don’t Want to Forget! appeared first on Charlesgate Realty. Read more