On Tuesday, we dropped the 10 cheapest and the 10 priciest areas in the Hub for renting an apartment as of Jan. 1 based on median taking and asking rents. Now, broker Erin Barry drills down into the region's multiple-listings service to find how much apartments are renting for per square foot based on listings in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Several grim discoveries emerge: a 1,000-square-foot apartment in the South End? $3,250 a month. She also finds, intriguingly, the average size of those apartments listed for rent through the MLS as well as average time it takes for landlords to rent them out. Go, Southie, go hard.
· Rent Range | Facing the Facts [Back Bay Charm]
· The Cheapest, Priciest Areas to Rent a Hub Apartment [Curbed Boston]
· Our Rent Check archive [Curbed Boston]