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The median home value in Boston, Massachusetts, is $499,400. Home appreciation is 14.43% over the last 10 years. The median age of Boston, Massachusetts, real estate is 74 years.

Boston, Massachusetts Apartments and Rentals

Renters make up 60.44% of the Boston, Massachusetts, population. 8.21% of houses and apartments in Boston, Massachusetts, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).

  HOUSINGBoston, MassachusettsUnited States
  Median Home Age  7437
  Median Home Cost  $499,400$185,800
  Home Appr. Last 12 months  5.24%3.74%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.  30.74%16.02%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.  14.43%-0.68%
  Property Tax Rate  $7.93$11.80
  Homes Owned  31.36%56.34%
  Housing Vacant  8.21%12.45%
  Homes Rented  60.44%31.21%
  Studio Apartment  $1,245$712
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,395$825
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,716$1,027
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $2,130$1,379
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $2,353$1,601
  Vacant For Rent  2.53%2.34%
  Vacant Rented  1.38%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale  0.48%1.20%
  Vacant Sold  0.67%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation  0.86%3.97%
  Vacant Other  2.28%4.02%
  Less Than $20,000  2.91%4.57%
  $20,000 to $39,999  0.57%3.37%
  $40,000 to $59,999  0.40%4.19%
  $60,000 to $79,999  0.32%5.74%
  $80,000 to $99,999  0.24%6.79%
  $100,000 to $149,999  1.86%15.19%
  $150,000 to $199,999  3.12%14.69%
  $200,000 to $299,999  14.03%18.15%
  $300,000 to $399,999  24.08%10.43%
  $400,000 to $499,999  18.26%5.70%
  $500,000 to $749,999  20.92%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,999  4.83%2.41%
  $1,000,000 or more  8.46%2.39%

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Not for me - 3/13/2018
I wouldn't go near Boston unless you make or will make at least 150K a year. Better check the cost of living. Rent here is two or three times what it is in most US... (Read More)

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Historical, culture, - 2/7/2018
Very convenient to get around by foot.. car traffic is more difficult. Top on historic, preservation, like walking back in history. North End, Haymarket Square, Boston... (Read More)

Ya know what? - 1/11/2018
The worst thing about Boston is that it is so expensive. And you know why? Supply and demand: people want to live here. I don't understand all the bad reviews. ... (Read More)

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