1. Boston rents are now at all time highs – Downtown Boston averages around $3000 a month.
2. Vacancy rates in Boston are the 2nd lowest in the country at 4%, just behind San Francisco's 3.7%
3. Start your Boston apartment search early – about 3-4 months ahead of your move-in date. If you're a college student looking for a Sept 1st move-in close to campus, start looking around January to get the best deals.
4. After doing some research, be ready to Act Fast when the right apartment hits the market. The good ones don’t last long ...