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What ~$2500/Month Gets You in 5 Greater Boston Neighborhoods


Boston is a city of diverse neighborhoods. Each of its districts, streets, boroughs, and buildings reflect a unique history and boast a distinct personality. From the rows of grand brownstones in Back Bay to the chic apartments of the SoWa district, Boston’s diversity is the strength of the city. Is one man’s hovel another man’s loft? What kind of home can you find around the city for around $2,500 per month?


9 Bronsdon St #19B-B: $2,490/mo

Just one of the many townhome-style apartments in this building offered by Bushari agents at 617Living, #19B-B is an 800 sq. ft. 2 bed/1 bath second level unit. The home features all utilities and includes an eat-in kitchen with gas cooking, a manicured courtyard with grilling stations, and 1 on-site parking space. All residences at 9 Bronsdon are smoke-free, pet-friendly, and include a private balcony or patio. Convenient access to I-90, Storrow Drive, Boston University, Harvard, and the #86 bus route.

Approx. Living Area: 800 sq. ft.

Beds: 2

Baths: 1

Unit Level: 2

Contact Information: 617Living / 617.500.9900 / email here

North End

4A Prince St #5: $2,400/mo

Ah, the North End. Its thin, bustling streets waft the smell of fine Italian dining and a sense of premier elegance. Finding a suitable home in this area isn’t always the easiest task. This rare 2 bed+/1 bath lies right off the fashionable Hanover street. The 1000 sq. ft. unit offers an eat-in-kitchen and hardwoods throughout. This is certainly a unique opportunity in an extraordinary neighborhood.

Approx. Living Area: 1000 sq. ft.

Beds: 2+Office

Baths: 1

Unit Level: 5

Contact Information: Daniela Cafaro / 617.797.0056 / email here


386 Commercial St #4_B: $2,300/mo

The many blossoming homes along the historic Boston wharfs are always overflowing with character and charm. Residences in Boston’s Waterfront offer prime real estate, with a variety of restaurants and entertainment options right outside of your door. Nothing says charm quite like an open studio with exposed brick design right along the harbor. 386 Commercial St #4_B has an updated kitchen and bathroom with closet space, and an additional storage unit in the building. Directly across from the Battery Wharf and Exhale Gym and Spa, residents can enjoy easy access to the North End‘s unique dining, shopping and nightlife. This oversized studio is great for those who want to be close to Downtown and the excitement of the Waterfront.

Approx. Living Area: 500 sq. ft.

Beds: (Studio)

Baths: 1

Unit Level: 4

Contact Information: Matthew Diozzi / 617.413.8188 / email here

South End

40 Saint Botolph #41: $2,700/mo

The South End, North America’s largest Victorian residential district in existence, proudly showcases a mixture of old and new styles in its stunning residences. The Back Bay neighborhood has quickly become one of the most affluent and prestigious neighborhoods in all of New England; exhibiting high-end boutiques, a plethora of bustling bars and restaurants, and truly top-of-the-line shopping. 40 Saint Botolph #41 is conveniently nestled between these two exciting neighborhoods, proving convenient access to the best that Boston has to offer. The spacious one bedroom residence offers hardwood flooring throughout, large windows that stream in ample natural light, a spacious living room and open kitchen. Real estate is all about location, and 40 Saint Botolph’s position in Boston is unmatched.

Approx. Living Area: 654 sq. ft.

Beds: 1

Baths: 1

Unit Level: 5

Contact Information: Andrea McDonough Team / 617-733-1238 / email here


618 Boston Ave #7F: $2,550/mo

With easy access to Tufts University, Ball Square, and Davis Square, 618 Boston Ave #7F is convenient for those interested in enjoying the best of Medford while having a quick route to the rest of Boston excitement. This spacious penthouse unit is situated right by the Medford/Somerville Line and the proposed Green Line Extension. The home features 5 rooms including a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and private entrance and exit, a second bedroom with its own full bathroom, and private updated balconies off each bedroom. Entertain your guests in your spacious living room or front porch overlooking the city. In-unit laundry and a garage parking spot complete this charming space. A rare opportunity in a growing area!

Approx. Living Area: 1015 sq. ft.

Beds: 2

Baths: 2

Unit Level: 3

Contact Information: Joshua Stiles / 734.474.3940 / email here

100 Station Landing #1103: $2,600/mo

The coveted Skyline Condominiums at Station Landing offers luxury living in Medford with a wealth of shopping, dining and entertainment moments from your door. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets and amazing river views from your private balcony at 100 Station Landing #1103. This unit features spacious living and dining rooms opening to the den/home office. Gleaming hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen-black granite counters/breakfast bar, cherry cabinet, stainless appliances, and in-unit laundry take this home to the next level. Station Landing features concierge, secured entry, elevator, a club room and an exercise facility.

Approx. Living Area: 976 sq. ft.

Beds: 1

Baths: 1

Unit Level: 11

Contact Information: Diane Giacobbi / 617.293.1240 / email here

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Take a Deeper Dive into Boston’s Pools with Our Free ebook


The dog days of August are upon us and, even though Labor Day is just a few weeks away, the summer isn’t quite over. In fact, Boston is experiencing another hot weekend and people all over the city are looking for ways to beat the heat. A little bit of research revealed that there was no comprehensive list of Boston’s residential pools available to the public. So, to make your search a little easier we have compiled The 2015 Bushari Guide – The Residential Pools of Boston, a free ebook now available for download.

Boasting the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of Boston properties where you can live and swim, the book provides full-color photos and descriptions of each pool, as well as the amenities and services available at each. Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in the city, our ebook will give you the scoop on the hottest properties to cool off.


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RENT ME: 5 North Hudson Street Unit 3

One of the the things that I find  makes Boston a really attractive place to live is the water. Opening your window and looking out to see the Harbor is so tranquil and makes your troubles seem to melt away. At 5 North Hudson Street located in Boston‘s North End neighborhood, you are sure to enjoy the views overlooking the Boston Harbor, Copps Hill and Old North Church.

This newly renovated floor through one bedroom features a maple kitchen, granite counters, gas cooking, SS Appliances and has the convenience of the laundry facility in the unit. The oak floors are a perfect complement to the exposed brick walls giving the home a very distinguished feel. The icing on the cake is that heat, hot water and gas are included in the rent so don’t rest on your laurels watching this one go by. The the unit is available now, and pets are also negotiable so hurry!


Quick Facts

  • Price 1,950
  • 1 bed / 1 bath
  • size: 500 sq ft
  • Appliances: countertop range, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer
  • Rent Fee Includes: Heat Hot water, Gas, Water
  • Water Views: harbor
  • Pets: negotiable


For more information on this listing, please contact our North End expert, Daniela Cafaro


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North End Investment Opportunity: 12 Lewis Street

12 Lewis Street, Multi-use property

The North End is the home of Boston‘s Little Italy. The quarter-square-mile area houses approximately 10,000 residents on it’s narrow streets filled with a mix of retailers restaurants, cafes, wine bars, bakeries and slumerias. The neighborhood is conveniently located near public transit, Faneuil Hall, and the Financial district.



The North End is known as a neighborhood with great food, friendly people and eclectic architecture ranging in date from the last 300 years. The Old North Church, the Paul Revere House, the Pierce-Hitchborn House, and Clough house are some of the oldest structures in the area.


Every so often a fantastic opportunity presents itself in the form of a multi-use property. Thus I present to you 12 Lewis Street. Located on a corner lot with South and West exposures, the property provides magnificent skyline city views and natural sunlight all day. At present the lower and first levels are being used as a restaurant space. The upper levels consist of three floor-through 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom units that boast more than 1,300 square feet of living space. Each unit has 10 windows, hardwood floors, and a period detail throughout. There is amazing potential to capitalize on this amount of square footage and create sizable equity in this property. This is a prime investment opportunity for the creative and discerning buyer.


Property Details:

  • Address: 12 Lewis St, Boston 02113
  • Size: .03 Acres (1,470 sq ft)
  • Total Area:7,350 sq ft
  • Living area: 5,880 sq ft
  • Foundation: Stone
  • FramingL Wood
  • Roof: Rubber
  • Exterior: Brick
  • Windows: Vinyl
  • Heating and Cooling: Gas & Electric
  • Domestic Hot Water: Individual Hot Water Tanks
  • Fuel Source: Gas
  • Life and Safety Service: Smoke & CO Detectors, Fire Escape
  • Security: Buzzer & Intercom System

For more information regarding this wonderful investment opportunity, please contact Daniela Cafaro:  617. 797.0056



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Better Know a Neighborhood: North End

Full of cafes, restaurants, and gelatarias, Boston’s North End has to be one of the best places in the city to wine and dine.

Originally one of the oldest parts of Boston, it has been the destination for immigration and cultural exchanges.

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New Rental in the North End / Waterfront

If you want to live in the North End or walk to the Waterfront while enjoying a home with luxurious renovations and yes, garage parking, we have the place for you. This two bedroom, one bath home at 440 Commercial Street #402 offers hardwood flooring throughout, a charming fireplace, chef’s kitchen, granite counters, a Jacuzzi tub and a fantastic location. The open layout is perfect for entertaining, and the spacious roof deck offers breathtaking views. This home includes one direct-access garage parking space and a secured-access entry. Offered exclusively through Bushari Group Real Estate for $3,850/mo. This home is also available for purchase.