Boston Apartments Blog

We’ve Moved – Blogging Operations

Read this full post on it's original site at 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 great posts like this at Boston Apartments by Charlesgate...Read more

Why You Should Contract A Realtor For Your Next Move

Read this full post on it's original site at 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 great posts like this at Boston Apartments by Charlesgate...Read more

Off Campus Housing in Boston

Read this full post on it's original site at 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 great posts like this at Boston Apartments by Charlesgate...Read more

So Your Place Is Being Shown? Steps To Prepare.

Read this full post on it's original site at 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 great posts like this at Boston Apartments by...Read more

Boston’s New Parking Card

Read this full post on it's original site at 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 great posts like this at Boston Apartments by Charlesgate...Read more

BostON the Horizon: One Dalton Street

BUILDING: Four Seasons Hotel & Residences – Boston (One Dalton Street)   There has been a flurry of excitement this year surrounding the residential towers that broke ground across Boston. Whether it’s the waterfront’s 22 Liberty Residences at Fan Pier, the recently topped-out AVA Theater District, or the widely-celebrated rise of Millennium Tower downtown, the pace of...Read more

3 Steps Every Home Buyer Should Take

For 1st time home buyers, the home buying process can seem overwhelming. However there are 3 steps potential buyer’s can take in order to feel more comfortable with the process. View Properties: Even if you aren’t planning on buying a year or two from now getting acquainted with the market is an important step so...Read more

3 DIY Landscaping Do’s and Don’ts for First-Time Homeowners

The landscaping industry, including maintenance, design, and equipment purchases, is expected to bring in over $80 billion in revenues in 2015, according to a report by market research firm Global Industry Analysts. But if the numbers pertaining to do-it-yourself landscaping continue their downward trend, that prediction may not come to fruition. The National Gardening Association...Read more

Top Pet Friendly Neighborhoods in Boston

As many pet owners in Boston know, having a furry friend makes the already difficult feat of finding an apartment even more strenuous. Reason being (for those considering adoption may want to consider) many landlords feel that common household pets are more wear and tear on their property. Since this is an investment for your...Read more

4 Ways to Include Friends in Your House Hunt

House hunting: It’s a lot like dating. Think about it. In the beginning it’s really exciting. You sit and talk to your friends about him (or it) for hours. You really think this could be the one. But, it isn’t all rainbows and butterflies. There are the cons. Looks can be deceiving. It’s draining, and...Read more