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Friday, Mar 2, 2012 Tara Peterson
Read this full post on it's original site at We’ve Moved – Blogging Operations . If you haven’t noticed, we haven’t been blogging on Boston Apartments. We know it’s odd, because we usually have a LOT to contribute. We’ve just moved blogging sites! Get all the information and posts at our new blogging site right here! We’ve been posting a lot of great new information on Boston Apartments that are […] Read more great posts like this at Boston...Read More
Monday, Jan 30, 2012 Tara Peterson
Read this full post on it's original site at Why You Should Contract A Realtor For Your Next Move . One of our agents, Ian Phipps, contributed to the blog this week. Find out what he has to say on why hiring a realtor for you next move could be the best thing for you during your Boston Apartment Search. Before answering this, we should first distinguish between a Realtor and a Real Estate Agent.  […] Read more great posts like this at Boston Apartments by Charlesgate Realty .
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 Tara Peterson
Read this full post on it's original site at Off Campus Housing in Boston . It’s that time of the year again. That time of the year where you’re trying to make-up your mind on whether or not you should stay on campus or try your hand living off of campus. It’s always a tough decision, and when you finally do make that decision there comes the process and time […] Read more great posts like this at Boston Apartments by Charlesgate Realty .
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011 Tara Peterson
Read this full post on it's original site at So Your Place Is Being Shown? Steps To Prepare. . [This is a post by one of our agents Ian Phipps. Ian can be reached at iphipps@charlesgaterealty.com.] So your apartment is being shown?? There are a few things you should know.  While all real estate agents are licensed, some are better than others; none are perfect.  An agent ought to watch their customer/clients during the […] Read more great posts like this at Boston Apartments by...Read More
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011 Tara Peterson
Read this full post on it's original site at Boston’s New Parking Card . Have you heard? That there will now be a new parking card for Boston parking meters? Of course it’s starting out as a trial… HOWEVER, no more scrounging around for long lost coins under the car seats. “Mayor Thomas M. Menino will introduce a parking debit card today to give drivers another option at 7,200 […] Read more great posts like this at Boston Apartments by Charlesgate Realty .

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 Gregory L. Kiep
In Boston, where real estate has historically been a safe and positive investment, many people choose to rent out their current homes when upgrading to a larger space or different neighborhood. Because of the transient nature of the city of Boston, there is always a steady stream of people coming into the city looking for […]
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 Gregory L. Kiep
With the return of Mad Men for its final season, we started thinking about all the homes Don Draper has had during the series. From his soaring suburban home with Betty to his fabulous penthouse loft in Downtown Manhattan, he certainly has showcased some great taste in living. But what if he lived in Boston […]
Monday, Apr 14, 2014 Gregory L. Kiep
The time of year has come when people start their Spring cleaning and “sprucing up the place.” (Sometimes to get their homes ready to sell!) As the weather warms up, it is the perfect time of year to get rid of junk and things you don’t need as well as stage your home for better […]
Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 Gregory L. Kiep
Most of you reading this article are already denizens of the Boston area; take this introduction as a reminder of why you moved here in the first place. Boston is inarguably one of the most historically significant cities in America, featuring monuments, memorials and attractions such as The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, The […]
Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 Gregory L. Kiep
Market forces have shifted and today it’s a seller’s market in many communities. Here are some tips for frustrated buyers to help get offers accepted! 1. Make a Large Down Payment The larger your down payment the more attractive your offer. Why? Because if the appraisal comes in low the buyer with the largest down […]