Topic: New England/Greater Boston

Local Mobile Wars – Boston

February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local Mobile Wars Smartphone use is on the rise, with 101.3 million reported users as of March, 2012.[1] The number of people finding apartments or houses with the aid of their smartphones (and mapping technology) is on the rise as well. [2,3]   But which operating systems reign supreme in house-hunting and mapping in Boston? […]

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What is Manchester, New Hampshire like?

With all of the New England states being in such close proximity, a short drive will easily take you from one to another. One such state, New Hampshire, is situated northeast of Massachusetts and has over 220 towns to choose from. Known as the “Mother of Rivers” for the bounty of New England rivers that […]

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How is our nation’s history chronicled on the streets of Boston?

Boston is a haven for American history, so for those who enjoy reliving America’s journey to independence, Boston area apartments are a great choice. The Freedom Trail, which connects 16 sites relevant to the American Revolution, runs through downtown Boston and offers a glimpse of what, where and how our nation was founded. The rental […]

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What is appealing about the North of Boston area?

Northern Massachusetts or the area north of Boston, goes from Boston to the New Hampshire border. Thirty-four cities and towns lie north of Boston in Essex county, each promising big city excitement, ocean splendor and magnificent mountains. A getaway spent searching for apartments north of Bostonisn’t a bad way to spend the weekend, as this […]

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What is Cambridge like?

The Boston area is home to some of our country’s most prestigious colleges, and any number of areas will offer Massachusetts apartments within reach of these institutions. The city of Cambridge, just outside of Boston itself, is home to two educational powerhouses – Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Harvard University is […]

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What is the draw of the South of Boston area?

One of the most densely-populated neighborhoods in Boston is South Boston, once known for being a working-class, predominately Irish-American neighborhood. In recent years, this part of Boston has become both a destination as well as a settlement for young professionals and families who are drawn to the city’s strong sense of community and close proximity […]

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What types of recreational activities are available in and around Boston?

For such a small state, Massachusetts has one of the nation’s largest state park and forest systems, providing an abundance of recreational opportunities for residents, especially those renting Boston apartments. From water sports to hiking trails, cross country skiing to camping, not to mention biking, horseback riding and white water rafting, Boston and the surrounding […]

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Is it possible to find apartments that are relatively cheap in Boston?

A highly-populated city with lots going on, Boston is an exciting place to live, but it’s not cheap. The median price of the rental apartments Boston has to offer is somewhere in the $1,000 range. Finding cheap apartments in Boston is possible, though, and here are some ideas to make it work: The more desirable, […]

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How does one get around using public transportation in and around Boston?

Any number of the a partments for rent in Boston will put you in the heart of a vibrant and exciting city, but getting around such a metropolitan area can sometimes be difficult. Millions of residents choose to use the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) as their transportation mode of choice. With buses, commuter railways, […]

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What is to be found in West of Boston?

For history buffs and literary types, apartments in west of Boston are a good choice. The suburbs in this part of Boston are the location of several historical landmarks, not to mention the hub of some high-tech companies. Lexington and Concord, the site of the famous Revolutionary War battle, are located west of Boston, as […]

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