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Living in Boston Apartments with Cats

Living in Boston Apartments with Cats

Fortunately for cat owners, finding cat friendly apartments in Boston is slightly easier than finding dog friendly apartments. Nonetheless, cats just bring different issues along with them, like where to place a litter box. Even though some landlords are more inclined to allow for cats, you are still limited to pet-friendly choices and should begin your apartment hunt sooner than the average renter. Apartments for rent in Boston go quickly and those with pets have an even more competitive market to dive into. Start with your apartment hunt, but then make sure you secure your residency in that apartment by maintaining your cat’s lifestyle respectfully.
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Skills Every Boston Renter Needs to Know

Skills Every Boston Renter Needs to Know

The idea of renting does not usually come along with thoughts of handy skills, like using tools or basic plumbing. And yet, every renter needs to know how to unclog a drain, change a shower head and use a screwdriver or drill. You should not call your landlord every time your shower drain seems clogged. Unclog it yourself! Can’t figure out how to change the lightbulb in that “complicated” light fixture? It’s not as complicated as you think. Or maybe it is, but the point is, you need to know some basic skills to survive renting a Boston apartment without breaking the bank. Apartments for rent in Boston are usually older and have quirks that just require simple elbow grease. Newer buildings don’t have as many issues, but you still need to know these basic life skills. 

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What Massachusetts Real Estate Agents and Sellers Must Disclose to Buyers

real estate disclosure laws in massachusetts

Buying a home is exciting and also complicated since it’s one of the most important investments a person will ever make. What every potential buyer needs to know is whether there is anything about the home that will require major repairs or that poses a health risk.

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