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

September 1 Move-Ins

September 1st is a big day of rental transition in Boston and Charlesgate had a big part in this with tons of customers moving to new homes. This year, we helped renters find their new apartments throughout Boston including in Beacon Hill, South End, Back Bay, Cambridge, and more! As a special gift to those...Read more

Smart tips for Investing in the Buy-to-Let Market

{This is a guest post.} Smart tips for investing in the buy-to-let market The stock market can be volatile and confusing, swinging due to a wide variety of factors which are difficult for many investors to fully grasp. Real estate is a more tangible investment. You can see exactly what you own. Many investors also...Read more

Welcome to Our Newest Agent, Matt O’Leary

A special welcome to the newest member of the Charlesgate Realty family, Matt O’Leary. Growing up just West of Boston in the town of Framingham, Matthew had previously worked as a land surveyor for a civil engineer company that worked dominantly just west of Boston where he gained a knowledge of the area. Matthew later went...Read more

The History of Boston’s Leather District

Neighborhoods across the country are recovering from the recession by becoming welcoming homes to new businesses born of the desire to get back to the American Dream — to make something of one’s own. In Brooklyn, Atlantic Avenue, a once predominantly Middle Eastern thoroughfare, has seen a wave of recent development that has ushered in...Read more

BostON the Horizon: Inside AVA Theater District

By now anybody that has walked along Stuart Street or through Boston Common has noticed another new residential tower filling in the skyline. Towering beside the famous Jacob Wirth restaurant is the brand new AVA Theater District. The 30-story rental tower will feature nearly 400 studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments when it opens in 2015. At the...Read more