What to Consider Before Renting a Property

 

Before you rent a property, there are many things you may want to consider. What neighborhood do you want to be in. Do you want to be close to work, school or family etc. Do you want to live in an apartment or house. How many bedrooms do you need. Will your landlord accept pets and will there be an additional fee for that. If something breaks, who is resposible for the repair charge.

Here's a few articles on things that you may want to consider before you rent a property.

 

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7 Tips for Securing Your Dream Apartment

May 29, 2024

Securing your dream luxury apartment requires preparation and proactiveness. Start your search early, make a wish list, and have your paperwork ready to submit a strong application quickly..

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Determining Your Affordable Housing Budget

May 07, 2024

This guide helps you determine a monthly housing budget that aligns with your income, expenses, and financial goals. Use the 30% Rule, meaning spend no more than 30%..

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The Ultimate Guide to Renting a Self-Building House

April 25, 2024

Renting a self-built house isn't as straightforward as traditional rentals. This guide dives into legal considerations, budgeting, and finding the perfect contractor to bring your...

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Winter Woes: What to Do When Your Rental is Too Cold

April 25, 2024

Cold rentals can be uncomfortable and unhealthy. Understand your rights, communicate with your landlord, and take steps like sealing leaks and using space heaters safely to stay warm...

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Real Estate

What To Look For In a Modern Apartment

April 17, 2024

A modern apartment in urban areas like Boston should prioritize convenience and healthy living, featuring smart security, sustainable design, seamless connectivity, and ample natural light...

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Real Estate

What Boston Renters Can Learn From NYC's Furnished Apartments

April 12, 2024

Exploring the appeal of furnished apartments in NYC and its relevance to Boston renters, this article covers cost analysis, lifestyle benefits, legal factors, and future projections...

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Questions to Ask Your Landlord Before Signing a Lease

April 04, 2024

Prepare yourself before signing a lease by asking key questions about finances, policies, amenities, and communication with your landlord to ensure a smooth and informed rental experience...

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Navigating Your First Big City Move: From Choosing a Vehicle...

March 28, 2024

Essential guidance for first-time city movers, this article covers selecting the right vehicle, navigating apartment hunting, and budgeting effectively for urban living...

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Real Estate

Tenant vs. Occupant: Understanding the Rights and Responsibilities

March 26, 2024

Understanding the distinction between tenant and occupant is crucial for several reasons. For tenants, it ensures they know their rights and can hold the landlord accountable for upholding...

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Real Estate

Why April is the Ideal Time to Find Your September Apartment Rental

March 16, 2024

By starting your Boston apartment search in April for a September move-in, you gain a significant advantage. You'll have a wider selection, more time for research..

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Real Estate

Finding Your Dream Apartment in Boston

January 28, 2024

Conquer Boston's rental market! Plan, research, explore, and negotiate your way to your dream apartment. Define priorities, budget wisely, embrace flexibility, and find your ideal Boston..

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Real Estate

Does Home Lifts Enhance Apartment Living

January 26, 2024

Home lifts significantly enhance apartment living by offering step-free access between floors, improving mobility, saving time, enhancing safety and accessibility, integrating...

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Real Estate

A Guide to Avoiding Phishing, Smishing, and Vishing Scams

January 16, 2024

Insights into phishing, smishing, and vishing scams specific to the real estate industry, offering real-world examples and practical tips to empower professionals and client...

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Real Estate

Apartment vs. House Living in Boston: Which is Right for You?

December 11, 2023

While house living certainly has its appeal, especially for those who value space and privacy, apartment living in Boston presents a compelling set of advantages. Location...

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Why Boston is a Prime Destination for Living

November 26, 2023

Boston, with its close proximity to Logan International Airport, access to ski resorts, rich cultural heritage, museums and historical sites, education hub and diverse neighborhoods...

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Real Estate

Apartment hunting: Essential advice for first-time renters in Boston

November 15, 2023

For first-time renters in the competitive Boston housing market, thorough research on amenities, neighborhoods, and strategic timing (avoiding Allston Christmas on September 1st) is crucial...

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Real Estate

Ensuring Apartment Accessibility for Modern Mobility Devices

November 13, 2023

Discover how electric wheelchairs and foldable scooters are transforming apartment living by addressing mobility challenges and promoting accessibility, and rental options...

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Real Estate

Can You Live in Boston Making $1000/Week?

October 23, 2023

Living in Boston on a weekly income of $1,000 is challenging but possible with careful planning and budgeting. We'll explore whether it's feasible to live in Boston...

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Real Estate

Condo vs. Apartment Rentals in Boston: Which Is Right for You?

October 23, 2023

Condo rentals in Boston typically offer more space and amenities than apartment rentals, but they are also more expensive. One of the primary advantages of renting an apartment...

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Real Estate

Buying vs. Renting: Weighing the Pros and Cons

October 19, 2023

Delve into the decision of buying a home versus renting, weighing the financial advantages and disadvantages. Consider long-term investment potential, financial stability...

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Real Estate

Navigating Boston's Rental Market as a Newcomer

October 05, 2023

Boston is a vibrant and exciting city with a lot to offer newcomers, but the rental market can be competitive and expensive. If you're new to the city, here are a few tips...

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Real Estate

The Pros and Cons of Living in Luxury Apartments in Boston

October 03, 2023

Boston is a relatively expensive city, and luxury apartments are no exception. But what do you get for your money when you choose to live in a luxury apartment in Boston?

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Real Estate

Pet-Friendly Apartments in Boston: Finding a Home for Your Furry Friend

October 02, 2023

Boston is a great city for pet owners, with plenty of pet-friendly apartments and amenities to choose from, whether you're looking for a spacious townhouse or a cozy studio…

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Real Estate

Tips for Finding Affordable Apartments For Rent in Boston

October 01, 2023

Advice on how to search for and secure budget-friendly Boston apartments in a city known for its high cost of living. Look for apartments with no brokers fee…

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Search for hotels, restaurants and any organization fast and effectively

September 28, 2023

A free, geolocation-based solution for quick, comfortable accommodations, delicious dining options, and essential services in any city or country whether in the modern city…

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Real Estate

What a Landlord Can Deduct from Your Security Deposit

September 22, 2023

What can a landlord legally deduct from your security deposit? A landlord can deduct any unpaid rent that hasn't been withheld validly, pet damage, excessive dirt…

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Real Estate

Etiquette That Will Help You Survive In Coliving

September 19, 2023

Co-living communities offer a unique opportunity to meet new people and socialize, but it's important to be mindful of others and follow the rules to ensure a positive experience…

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Real Estate

The Average Cost of Living in Boston for Renters

August 30, 2023

The cost of living in Boston is high, especially for housing. Other expenses such as food, transportation, healthcare, and utilities can also be expensive. The average rent for a one bedroom …

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Real Estate

Finding the Perfect Apartment: Balancing Comfort and Education

August 29, 2023

Finding the perfect student apartment is a balancing act between comfort and education. When choosing an apartment, you should consider factors such as location, budget…

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Real Estate

Bonus Features to Look for When Apartment Hunting

August 11, 2023

Bonus features like modern appliances, ample storage space, and secure parking facilities can make apartment hunting more enjoyable and rewarding. Key features…

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Real Estate

Renting an Apartment in Boston in August

August 07, 2023

Renting an apartment in Boston for August 1 is best done during the late spring or early summer, typically in May or June. During this period, landlords and property…

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Real Estate

Housing in Boston for Students: Is It Affordable?

July 24, 2023

This article explores the affordability of housing in Boston for students, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city and providing tips…

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Real Estate

How to Find a Child-Friendly Neighborhood in Massachusetts

June 26, 2023

To find a child-friendly neighborhood in Massachusetts, consider reputable towns, consult a realtor, prioritize good schools, and assess amenities like green spaces and…

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Real Estate

How to Avoid Scammers: When Is a Listing Too Good to Be True?

June 23, 2023

In this article we'll explore how to identify and avoid apartment rental scammers. When an apartment rental listing sounds to good to be true, it probably is…

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Real Estate

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Co-Ed Dorms

June 19, 2023

Co-ed dorms offer benefits like socializing, faster room assignments, learning about boundaries, and promoting diversity. However, they also lack privacy, may encourage…

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Real Estate

How to Pass a Background Check for an Apartment

June 12, 2023

Passing a background check for an apartment is nerve-wracking. Our article gives you essential information on this process. It's a necessary part of the rental process…

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Real Estate

Benefits of Renting a Room in an Apartment

May 16, 2023

Renting a room or an entire apartment can be difficult. By renting you get increased flexibility, opportunities to meet others an much more. To find out about the benefits of renting…

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Real Estate

What Renters Should Consider Before Signing A New Lease

April 13, 2023

Before signing a new lease, thoroughly reading it is essential as additional information varies between leases. If you must pay a safety deposit, the lease will state…

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