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Living green and in luxury...in Allston?


Demand goes up, Rent goes up

Experts say the difficulty in obtaining home mortgages, a surging economy, a limited supply of apartments and a vacancy rate rivaling that of NYC and San Francisco are contributing factors forcing rents higher then ever. While more than 1,000 apartments are under construction in Allston, The Back Bay, Somerville and the Hub’s Seaport District, the addition is still a long way from alleviating the increasing rental prices.

Some facts from Rent Jungle:  Average rent in Greater Boston 2012; up 3.2%. In South Boston and Somerville; up 20%. In The Back Bay and North End; up 15%.

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Get that security deposit back!!

Make sure you're getting your security deposit back this month, they have 30 days to do so from move-out date. If there is any amount deducted, demand that your landlord provide you with an itemized list of what your security deposit was used for.

More Info: http://www.massrealestatelawblog.com/2009/08/05/massachusetts-security-deposit-law/

Welcome to Boston Landlord Reviews

Hi everyone and welcome to Boston Landlord Reviews!

Todd and I are happy to welcome you to our website. It has been almost 2 years in the making and we are very pleased with our finished product and know you will be too. Thank you 829 Studios LLC for such a good job! Please let us know any comments you have about the website. Help us become the one-stop shop for everything real estate in Boston!

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Why is it a landlord's rental market?

Some people say it's due to the population of renters that would normally step into home ownership are opting to renew their leases. Be it that we are slowly coming out of a recession and the job market hasn't fully bounced back to offer high enough salaries or that availability to buy is low because people thinking of selling their homes are waiting for home values to go back up. No matter the cause, it's effecting those looking to rent for the first time with limited options and income. 

Landlords know the availability is low and the ...

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