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

VIDEO: Downtown Crossing From Past to Future

Downtown Crossing, one of Boston’s oldest neighborhoods, has seen a flourish of development activity over the past year with the legendary Millennium Tower and numerous others on the horizon. Boston Virtual Imaging just released a great video highlighting the evolution of the neighborhood from a retail hub to the bustling area it is today and will […] The post VIDEO: Downtown Crossing From...Read more

7 Ways To Stay Warm And Save Energy This Winter in Boston

{This is a guest post.} Winters in the Northeast can be pretty brutal — but, even in the midst of winter, you can beat the cold without busting your budget, simply by following a few easy tips. While ideally you would winterize your home before the coldest weather hits, even if you’ve put off seasonal […] The post 7 Ways To Stay Warm And Save Energy This Winter in Boston appeared first on...Read more

BostON The Horizon: Inside Lovejoy Wharf

Located @ 131 Beverly Street Anybody who has driven across the Zakim Bridge since last summer has noticed the flurry of construction activity around the TD Garden/North Station. The 38-story Avalon North Station is making the visual impact I predicted it would back in June. Site prep has begun on Related-Beal’s The Merano, as well […] The post BostON The Horizon: Inside Lovejoy Wharf appeared...Read more

How Did 2015 Look in Boston Real Estate? Here are the facts…

With the latest market stats and reports now being released from 2015, we are able to take a look back at the year and se what changes occurred in the Boston real estate market overall for the year. As you know, we compile a monthly market report broken down by neighborhood in order to give […] The post How Did 2015 Look in Boston Real Estate? Here are the facts… appeared first on Charlesgate...Read more

NEW LISTING w/3D Tour: Renovated 2 Bed in Allston

Just listed by the Vineburgh DiMella Team: 533 Cambridge St. #105 in Allston. This beautifully laid out condominium in one of Allston/Brighton’s newest buildings includes: Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors Open living/dining/kitchen areas Chef’s kitchen with cherry cabinetry, granite counters, oversize breakfast bar, & sleek Bosch appliances Ample guest bedroom with adjacent full bath...Read more