Can I still move May 1? Will I be evicted? What if my rent goes up? Can my rent go up? Answers to these and other questions as the pandemic upends the region’s real estate.
The two-bedroom spread near Fresh Pond has one bathroom and a very cool enclosed deck—but, really, it’s its $690,000 asking that jumps out.
These include recently listed spreads in East Cambridge, Arlington, Watertown, and Somerville.
The condo on a storied street that has hosted Julia Child and e.e. cummings, among other notables, has four bedrooms.
Just when so many tenants and prospective tenants could use a break, the numbers hold steady into April.
Never before have so many personal workspaces been cobbled together so fast in the Boston area as in the past three weeks.
The bones of the redone New England Greek Revival near Fresh Pond date from the late 1840s.
That’s the week's biggest development news—though there’s also a proposal for Brighton and some choice nuggets from the archives.
Know where to search, what questions to ask, when to look, and more when hunting for an apartment in one of the most expensive rental markets in the U.S.
The coronavirus-related move comes as Gov. Charlie Baker encourages development to continue statewide. Cambridge and Somerville joined Boston, though, in reiterating bans.
Looking for breaks in Cambridge, Somerville, Boston proper, and elsewhere? We have intel on applying for subsidized and set-aside units in one of the most expensive housing markets in the U.S.
From repairs to rent increases to security deposits to withholding the monthly check, here’s what you should know if you lease a home in Greater Boston.
Other big development news this week surrounds the novel coronavirus’ effects on Boston-area real estate.
The city joins Boston in banning most construction in response to the virus. Unlike Boston’s, though, Cambridge’s moratorium is indefinite.
Unusually inexpensive for the People’s Republic? The spread in a two-unit property just off Danehy Park also comes with central air.
The 10-room, six-fireplace manse along Garden Street dates from 1810. That means the staircase and a lot of the cabinetry is historically protected.
New figures show year-over-year increases throughout the region, with Cambridge and Boston the most expensive municipalities for renting.
The redone Cambridge spread includes two bedrooms and two decks. It’s retailing for just under $780,000.
Market Central is a new three-unit complex off the Red Line and teeming with lifestyle-specific amenities, including free Bluebikes memberships for tenants.
The 30-year-old spread is but five rooms, but it makes the most of the space through its volume.
And of course the 14-room Brattle Street spread isn’t even the most expensive home for sale in the People’s Republic.
Not too many single-families turn over in the Cambridge enclave. This nine-room one is asking just shy of $3 million.
Malden and Cambridge were relatively rife with over-asks in 2019, while Boston proper saw relatively few.
It’s rare to find a spread like this for under $600,000 in the People’s Republic.
Sleek homes in neighborhoods such as Porter Square, Agassiz, and Central Square are among the selections.
From bustling spots such as South Station and Copley Square to quieter environs such as the Boston Public Library and the Arnold Arboretum, these are the choicest locations for moving on.
Instead, older empty-nesters and roommates cluster in condos and apartments with three bedrooms and up—the sort perfect for families with kids—a new report says.
These spreads in Cambridge, Boston, and Quincy each offer a fair amount of space as well as ready proximity to the T’s busiest line.
From potholes to piled-up garbage to broken lights to busted traffic signals—never despair of civic repairs again.
New statistics show that apartment rents haven’t budged much in 12 months—and they certainly haven’t dropped significantly.
By mid-2018, there were a handful of bike-share options in the Boston area and maybe more on the way. As of early 2020, there’s really only one. Here are the details.
Determined to fix up this or that in your home? Start with a visit to—and advice from—these shops around the region.
The West Cambridge house went for well over $7 million—just ahead of another house in the same neighborhood.
There had been an old two-family house at the Neighborhood Nine site—nothing old-looking about what’s there now.
The three-bedroom between Central and Kendall squares includes three very open levels, plus decks and patio access.
Units in the new four-story 1699 Massachusetts Avenue—the first sizable multifamily to go up between Harvard and Porter squares in decades—start at $3,000 a month.
These markers commemorate events, battles, and wars stretching back to the earliest days of the Revolution and encompassing more recent conflicts such as the Second Iraq War and the bombing of the Marine barracks in Beirut.
Transportation, housing costs, schools, parks, property taxes, and more should factor into any decision about where to live in the Boston area.
Other big development news from the week includes a brouhaha over a failed Mass. Pike project and some milestones off Morrissey Boulevard.