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

PT Vineburgh featured on CNBC’s Power Lunch

PT Vineburgh, real estate market expert, joins CNBC’s Power Lunch this Thursday to discuss Beacon Hill and what is currently going on with the market in the neighborhood. PT has been featured numerous times on Power Lunch discussing a variety of topics from his expertise on Boston real estate. This week, he will highlight current...Read more

Heating System Not So HOT Anymore?

{This is a guest post.} Every home has a heating unit installed in the home that provides each individual in the home with comfort during the winter months. As the temperature drops outside, the inside of the home can become quite cool. To stay warm, you turn to the heating system to provide quality comfort....Read more

5 Ways to Make your New Apartment Seem Bigger

People that have made the conscious decision to move from a larger space to a smaller space have the challenge of not only storing everything they need and want to keep, but also decorating the space so it does not look overly cramped. If you have just moved into an apartment that is on the...Read more

Mortgage Penalties and How to Avoid Them

{This is a guest post.} Before you sign a home mortgage it is imperative that you read the fine print. The birdseed of your mortgage contains clauses and stipulations that describe potential penalties in an often cryptic manner. While your life might seem fine and dandy at the time that you secure your mortgage, things...Read more

What is the most expensive Boston condo on the market right now?

WOW! There are some exceptionally beautiful condos on the market right now – as well as single families and town homes. (Have you seen our new luxury listing in Beacon Hill?) But the highest price condo is right in our neighborhood – Back Bay – at the Burrage Mansion. Take a look at some of the...Read more