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

Allston & Brighton Market Update

Somerville, Fenway, and the Seaport are some of Boston’s hottest neighborhoods for new development, but you’re likely aware of that. Two other changing neighborhoods that have helped keep Boston booming with excitement, however, are  Allston and Brighton, where my wife and I recently moved to. “Little Cambridge,” as it was formerly known, is an ever-emerging market in...Read more

HELP! Should I spend the money for an inspection?

Many buyers wonder if a home inspection is actually worth the $350-$600 (depending on size of the house, location etc.). My answer is ALWAYS yes. Absolutely. Being one of the biggest (if not the biggest) purchase you’re going to make in your life, it’s worth having the home inspection no matter how new the construction...Read more

4 Reasons Seal Harbor Condominiums May Be the Right Place for You

Seal Harbor I and Seal Harbor III condominiums are full service buildings located on the Waterfront in Winthrop. Some of amenities include: 24 hour concierge Each building has its own Oceanside pool Seal Harbor III has a rooftop pool with outside deck Tennis courts Function room Garage parking Exercise Room Extra Storage Waterfront  So what...Read more

The World’s First Layer-lapse Video Featuring Boston

Wow! Just released was this AMAZING video showcasing different times of days throughout Boston by Photographer Julian Tryba. This highlights the beauty of the city from a variety of perspectives including the skyline, Boston Common, and many more. Take a look and see how your favorite Boston scenes look throughout the day. With a combination og...Read more

5 Boston Area Moving Tips and Guidelines

{This is a guest post.} Moving is one of the most stressful time for all of us, and all of that due to a number of reasons. After all, who likes to have changes in their own home, making them lose the familiarity of it we have grown to love and enjoy. Moving companies usually...Read more