According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in East Boston are hovering around $1,900, compared to a $2,300 one-bedroom median for Boston as a whole.
So how does the low-end pricing on an East Boston rental look these days—and what might you get for your money?
We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments to find out what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, is quite walkable, is relatively bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.
Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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Putnam and Princeton streets
First up, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at Putnam and Princeton streets, is listed for $1,600/month.
In the unit, expect to find hardwood flooring, French doors and granite countertops. Building amenities include outdoor space. Feline companions are welcome. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.
(See the complete listing here.)
12 Breed St., #4
Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 12 Breed St., #4, which is going for $1,700/month.
The unit boasts hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and closet space. Pets are not allowed. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.
(See the full listing here.)
48 Maverick St.
This one-bedroom, one-bathroom, situated at 48 Maverick St., is listed for $1,848/month.
In the unit, look for hardwood flooring, closet space and stainless steel appliances. Cats are welcome. The building offers on-site laundry. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee. It will be available February 1.
(See the listing here.)
91 Brandywyne Drive, #20152
And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 91 Brandywyne Drive, #20152, which, with 610 square feet, is going for $1,888/month.
Apartment amenities include hardwood floors and carpeting,wooden cabinetry and closet space. Cats are permitted. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee. It will be available February 12.
(Check out the listing here.)
32 Orleans St., #2
Over at 32 Orleans St., #2, there's this 350-square-foot studio apartment, going for $2,000/month.
In the unit, expect to find hardwood flooring, a dishwasher, in-unit laundry and stainless steel appliances. Cats and dogs are not welcome. Look out for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.
(View the listing here.)