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

JUST LISTED: Penthouse 3 Bed in Brookline

JUST LISTED by P.T. Vineburgh: Penthouse 3 bed/1.5 bath condo with parking in ideal Brookline location just waiting to be customized. Sunlight abound with oak hardwood floors and woodwork throughout the expansive living room & formal dining room. Eat in kitchen has gas cooking & large pantry. 3 bedrooms as currently laid out and could […] The post JUST LISTED: Penthouse 3 Bed in Brookline...Read more

[This Weekend] September 1st Apartment Discounts

Tell us the truth. You waited…and waited…and waited for this very moment. Didn’t you? Well your patience waiting for last minute September 1st deals has paid off! We hit the phones this week to our landlords and pushed hard to get approval to offer you these AMAZING DEALS & DISCOUNTS on our few remaining exclusive rentals for September 1st. […] The post [This Weekend]...Read more

Boston Condo Sellers Receiving 101.1% of List Price!

The most recent market reports were just released and showed some exciting movements in the Boston real estate market. According to July sales, condo owners in Boston received 1.1% MORE than list price on average. To go along with this, we saw an increase in average sales price of more than 8% to $496,500. Take a […] The post Boston Condo Sellers Receiving 101.1% of List Price! appeared...Read more

NEW TO MARKET: 4 Bed Single Family in Haverhill

Just listed is this exquisite 4 bed, 2.5 bath young Colonial in Haverhill. Meticulously maintained, the semi-open floor plan strikes a perfect balance, blending the classic charm of New England architecture with the efficiency of modern design. This East-facing two-story is flooded with morning light. The eat-in kitchen is appointed with Stainless Steel Frigidaire appliances, cherry...Read more

What $500K Buys You in 5 Boston Neighborhoods, Today.

According to the most recent market stats, the average cost of a condo in Boston hit $515,000 in June of this year. We took a look at properties currently on the market in some of the most popular Boston neighborhoods to show you what your $500,000 will get you in them. Take a look: South […] The post What $500K Buys You in 5 Boston Neighborhoods, Today. appeared first on Charlesgate Realty. Read more