2019 was an interesting year for both the Allston apartment rental market and Boston as a whole. In a year that saw a gradual leveling of growth throughout most of Boston, Allston has emerged as one of the stronger and more promising markets. This is great news for Allston after a period of stagnant and low increases in rents over the last several years. Growth in average rent prices in Allston outpaced that of the city as a whole for all sized units, and it appears as if we’re seeing an increase in demand for apartments in Allston as more and more people are getting priced out of the highly sought after neighborhoods close to downtown.
Finding an apartment can be a daunting task: especially if it’s your first place, or you aren’t used to the ins and outs of renting in a major city. Allston has a lot of quirks and timing plays to getting the best pad. Questions abound: how do I find an affordable apartment in Allston? When should I move to Allston? What should I know about renting in Allston? The list goes on and on.
If you’re thinking of moving to Allston, but don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place.
Allston Pads, the largest source of real time apartment listings in Allston MA, has published an average rent price infographic in conjunction with Boston Pads to help renters and landlords alike in accessing the most up to date rental data for Allston. The apartment price and real time vacancy rate data was pulled from the immense Boston Pads database, which contains over 156,000 Greater Boston apartments, 500,000 apartment photos, 11,000 apartment videos, and more than 16,000 local Boston landlord contacts.
Whether you’re tight on money, tight on space, or a little bit of both, there are always ways to save some cash when you are renting an apartment. By simply using your imagination and thinking outside the box, you can find tons of different tips and tricks that will keep you from blowing your budget and overspending each month. After careful consideration, we’ve come up with our top picks for staying frugal and smart about your expenditures. Read on to learn more!