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Currently the average rent price in Brighton is $2,336. When compared to the previous year's data, rent prices have dropped by -2.79% in Brighton. This drop is mainly due to the drop in demand for off-campus housing near Boston College. Remote learning sent Brighton’s vacancy rate soaring last ye...
08/31/2021
Newton is certainly known to be one of the more premium housing markets in the Greater Boston area.  Over the past decade, Newton has been one of the most expensive suburbs to rent an apartment in the Boston area.  In the year of COVID, those housing markets took the biggest hit, and Newton was n...
08/26/2021
Tufts University currently enrolls about 12,000 undergrad students, of which 35% live off-campus according to US News.  This creates a big demand for apartments near Tufts University, more specifically in the neighborhoods closest to campus. Tufts is located on the border between Medford, MA and ...
08/18/2021
Even before 2020, technology was already well on its way to disrupting the real estate industry.  Many new marketing tools and prop tech apps have been introduced to the market in the past few years that have transformed how agents, landlords, buyers, and sellers interact.   Now with a pandemic o...
08/03/2021
2020 was a year like no other. A global pandemic descended and wreaked havoc on many industries - including the Real Estate sector. Many in the real estate industry had to find ways to adapt to the new demands that were placed on it by developing and integrating new technology that perhaps they h...
08/03/2021
If you’re looking to save on housing costs by renting an apartment in one of Boston’s many suburbs, it may be harder than you think.  Some of Boston’s suburbs like Cambridge and Brookline can be just as expensive as some of the City’s premium neighborhoods.  The pandemic has also shifted demand f...
07/30/2021
The State of Massachusetts has been steadily growing over the past decade, particularly within the Boston metro region.  Student enrollment numbers have grown at the many Universities that call Boston home, and Boston has become a favorite market for VC funding bringing tens of thousands of jobs ...
06/28/2021
Somerville’s apartment rental market has faired well over the past year all things considered.  In a year where vacancy rates skyrocketed in most of Boston’s college towns, Somerville apartments managed to stay below the trend line in terms of rental supply.  The vacancy rate in the City of Bosto...
06/21/2021
Boston’s apartment rental market seems to have begun its recovery after a year marked by shifting demand and soaring vacancies.  The vacancy rate for Boston apartments has dropped by 43% since mid-March of 2021 after soaring to unprecedented 9.13% in September of 2020. That figure now sits at 3.0...
06/17/2021
The apartment rental market in Brookline MA is historically one of the strongest in the Greater Boston metro.  It’s primely located minutes from Downtown and local universities, and the quality of the apartment supply is superior to most areas around Boston.  This has kept demand high for Brookli...
05/25/2021