After seeing success in the city of Stockholm where they saw a 22 percent reduction in traffic, New York could become the first city in the United States to implement congestion pricing. If it goes through, motorists driving in and out of the main commercial districts of Manhattan would be charged a fee to do … More Is Congestion Pricing coming to Boston?
According to WalletHub, a personal finance site, New England is home to some of the safest cities in the nation. Using 35 key indicators of safety, analysts have compared over 180 cities and scored them in four separate categories: overall safety, home and community safety, financial safety, and natural disaster risk. The cities of Nashua, … More New England cities among the safest in America
The Boston Foundation reports in their annual Greater Boston Housing Report Card that while it is true that new housing is being added in the Greater Boston area, the majority of the units are in the city of Boston itself and in just a few surrounding cities while towns in the suburbs are seeing little … More Little to no housing being built in the suburbs
Most of the focus on AirBNB stems from the money lost from a lack of taxation, an estimated $15 million from around 592,000 guests in Massachusetts last year. However, while other lodging establishments need to adhere to a strict set of municipal regulations, the owner of a unit on AirBNB currently does not. State Representative … More Cambridge imposes restrictions on AirBNB rentals
Rental Beast is partnered with some of the best-trained real estate agents in the business who can help their clients make more informed decisions and find the perfect place to rent or buy. … More Where are the best places to live in Massachusetts?
Rental scams are at a fever pitch right now, and protecting yourself and your money while apartment hunting should be your number 1 priority. In most cases, using common sense will help you stay out of trouble (we’ve all heard of the Nigerian Prince who will wire you a Million dollars as long as you … More Tips & Tricks to avoid Rental Scams
Boston has consistently been one of the most expensive cities in the United States to rent an apartment for a number of years, so it should come as no surprise that affordability is the top reason renters cited as the reason for wanting to leave the city. Apartment List, a real estate listings site, surveyed … More Rent Prices in Boston Causing Exodus?
Deutsche Bank puts out a report every year called “Mapping the World’s Prices” that lists the best cities in the world in regards to quality of life. They look at a number of variables including climate, pollution, traffic commute time, property price to income ratio, cost of living, health care, safety, and purchasing power. Boston … More Top cities in the world for quality of life includes Boston
Rental properties are becoming the norm in almost every market across the United States. Those seeking a new home are making the decision to rent at an increasing rate; so much so that the supply is having difficulty keeping up with the demand. Though the market is expanding and catering to the renter, it can … More Homes you can rent in Boston for under $2000 right now!
A new report from RENTCafe, a real estate research site, has listed the most expensive cities to live in the United States by averaging the rents of buildings with at least fifty units. Among the top five are two cities in the Greater Boston area: Boston and Cambridge. According to RENTCafe, Boston was number three … More Cambridge joins Boston as most expensive cities in U.S.