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Overview of Cambridge Neighborhoods

Guide to Cambridge Neighborhoods

If you are currently looking to buy a home or rent an apartment in Cambridge, you are in for a bit of a challenge. Like so many areas in metro Boston, this city – which sits directly across the Charles River from Boston – has been experiencing very competitive and fast-paced real estate conditions for some time. As a large city in its own right, it is split into 13 distinct neighborhoods, and it helps to focus your search on one or two of them to more quickly identify what you need. To help you with that, Boston City Properties outlines basic information for each neighborhood below.

Why Boston City Properties?

Before delving into detailed information regarding each of this city’s 13 neighborhoods, it helps to understand why this information matters so much. As mentioned above, the real estate market in this large city, which is dominated by institutes of higher learning like Harvard University, is fiercely competitive. In recent years, medical, lab and tech companies have poured into the city to do business, and this has added even more demand for suitable housing of all kinds. With students and university workers coming and going regularly, securing a home to buy or rent here can be tricky.

Thankfully, however, you don’t have to go it alone. Boston City Properties knows the intricacies of this thriving city’s real estate market, and we are prepared to help you to find the perfect place to buy or rent. Below, we provide quick overviews of each neighborhood to help you to identify which one would suit your needs the best. We also maintain one of the most comprehensive online databases of searchable MA real estate listings around, which also includes listings for places to rent, and we’ll give you free, instant access after you sign up using the easy form. Finally, we have skilled real estate agents in all 13 of these neighborhoods as well as across all Boston neighborhoods, and we can connect you with one whenever you are ready.

Neighborhood Guide

Here’s what to expect regarding the unique neighborhoods that make up this historic and vibrant city:

Real Estate: What to Expect

Now that you are up to speed regarding this city’s 13 neighborhoods, you’d probably like to know what you’re likely to find when looking to rent or buy a place here. Without question, you are going to want all of the help that you can get during your search, and Boston City Properties is here to provide it. In the meantime, here is some information regarding the current state of this city’s real estate market:

Home Prices: A Breakdown

Can you afford to buy in this city? Get an idea with the following information:

Homes by Type

What type of home are you looking to buy or rent in this city? Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect to find during your search:

There are more than 44,234 residential units in the city. Roughly 30.6 percent of them are owner occupied while 69.4 percent are rentals. Another 10.8 percent of housing stock is vacant, but that is unlikely to last in this climate.

Homes by Age

Finally, here’s a breakdown of the average age of homes for sale in this city:

How Boston City Properties Can Help

As you have probably surmised, buying or renting a place in any of this city’s 13 neighborhoods is likely to be an uphill challenge. In addition to its exploding medical and tech scene, the city continues to be home to thousands of university students and workers, and their comings and goings dramatically affect the real estate market. Boston City Properties is here to help you make sense of it all. From our convenient, searchable database of MA real estate listings to our connections with experienced local real estate professionals, we have you covered. Contact us today for more information.