Time is ticking for landlords to rent their Boston apartments. The following is a list of Boston neighborhoods with apartments available between now and September 1st 2009:

Back Bay – 147 apartments avail
Beacon Hill – 64 apartments avail
Brighton – 78 apartments avail
Charlestown – 39 apartments avail
Dorchester – 108 apartments avail
Jamaica Plain – 20 apartments avail
Midtown – 37 apartments avail
South Boston – 51 apartments avail
Waterfront – 70 apartments avail

* Please note these apartment listings are from MLS and the majority of rental agents do not list their rentals on MLS and almost none are duplicate ads.


On on August 6, 2009 if you were to look up “Beacon Hill apartments” for rent over 1200 apartments, in Beacon Hill alone were posted (today) August 6, 2009 for rent. However, unlike MLS many of Craigslist ads are duplicates.

File Under: As of today, no “renter” should pay a broker fee to rent a Boston apartment for September 1, 2009.

Author Profile

John Ford
John Ford

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs

In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.


For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.


Back Bay

Beacon Hill

Charles River Park


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Seaport District

South Boston



Surrounding Communities of Boston
John Ford and his staff can be reached at 617-595-3712 or 617-720-5454. Please feel free to stop by John's Boston Beacon Hill office located at 137 Charles Street.

John Ford
Ford Realty Inc
137 Charles Street
Boston, Ma 02114



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