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Summer in Boston – What to Do and Where to Go.

Ah, finally. Summer is here. The team at Metro Realty couldn't be any more thrilled to jump into this summer season with high expectations, positive vibes, and plenty of plans! Those in the Boston area have plenty to look forward to, so let's highlight some… Read More

Sleek and Modern Homes Available For Rent This Summer

In the past decades, home design has taken some seriously cool turns. From bringing back the 70's, to "cottage in the woods", we've pretty much seen it all. In the most recent years, though, we have seen a shift to the sleek, elegant, and classy… Read More

Participating in Earth Day 2022

This year, Earth Day will be celebrated on April 22nd - but this doesn't mean that we can't get a head start! Typically, the entire Month of April is viewed as Earth Month with events that get the community involved in bettering our planet. The… Read More

Pet Friendly Homes Available This May

When it comes to finding your perfect home, you shouldn't have to sacrifice your preferences to ensure you find a space that is welcoming to you and your four-legged friends. Whether you are in search of a space with ample outdoor spaces for your dog… Read More

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Boston

With St. Patrick's Day quickly approaching, we want to share the many reasons why Boston is considered the most Irish of any American city! Whether you are looking to celebrate with a Guinness cheers among pal, listening to Irish music in one of our many… Read More

Getting Settled into your New Home

So you've just closed on your new house and are moving in soon - congratulations! But you might be asking yourself, now what? The home buying process can be tedious and draining, taking up all your time and energy for months at a time. Once… Read More

Get Ready for Spring with a New Home

With today being the 1st of March, it's easy to begin daydreaming about sunny spring afternoons and waiting for them to come, even if there may still be snow on the ground. To help you prepare for the switch, we've compiled a list of sun-soaked… Read More

11 Tips to Help Save for a Home

Saving for a new home, or your first home, is one of life’s biggest challenges and there are some great approaches to help you achieve your target amount faster. Saving for a house can take months, even a couple of years. While it can feel… Read More

When is the Right Time to Stop Looking and Start Buying?

There’s a moment when you’re in the market for a property that you must decide it’s time to stop looking and to start buying. Many folks find this part of their search the most confrontational. But it can be easily avoided by researching the availability… Read More

How First Time Buyers are Getting on the Property Ladder

The challenge of financial sacrifice to save for a home is not daunting to the current generation of first-time buyers. Spurred on by record-low interest rates, first home buyers represent a third of the buyers in the market, according to figures from the National Association… Read More

Home Decor Trends 2022

At the start of the pandemic, we saw a lot of home renovations and improvements for a plethora of reasons, the main ones being the initial stay-at-home orders and the switch to a work-from-home environment. These major lifestyle changes forced us all to realize how… Read More

New Year, New Metro Realty Home

Ringing in the new year usually means time spent with loved ones, reflecting on the past year, and setting yourself up for success in the year to come. As we enter 2022, our goals may all look different! Whether you are focused on improving a… Read More

Brookline Christmas Shopping List

With Christmas just a week away, we know that the holiday stress may start to kick in. When going on your last-minute shopping spree, you can never go wrong with supporting a local business here in our beautiful Brookline. Whether you are shopping for a… Read More

Boston Real Estate Market Insights | Holiday Edition

It’s hard not to sound like a broken record these days when discussing the status of the real estate market.  Low inventory, high demand, high prices, rising interest rates and now inflation!  Buyers and renters alike are hoping for any good news this holiday season… Read More

Metro Exclusives to Kickstart the New Year

With 2022 peaking around the corner, we want to help make sure you start the year off on the right foot!?The holiday season is upon us, which we understand can be a stressful time. This is why we absolutely love using the New year to… Read More

Cozy Brookline Coffee Shops

As the weather continues to get colder, we tend to lock ourselves indoors. This year, make it a goal to get out there and support some small businesses while still staying cozied up inside. Coffee shops don't only offer delicious drinks to help warm you… Read More

Boston Real Estate Market Insights | October 2021

The air is crisp, the hum of leaf blowers can be heard in every suburban neighborhood, snowblowers are being dragged out of storage, and talks of Nor'Easters dominate the local news – yes, fall is officially upon us. Fall is also when the brakes are typically… Read More

Metro Exclusives Ready For Holiday Hosting

The holidays are creeping around the corner, so let us help you get settled in a new, host-ready home! This week, we are highlighting a few special rentals available this November. Each home is made to entertain with large rooms, open floorplans, kitchens begging to… Read More

Dog-Friendly Boston Activities

One of the most commonly asked questions we get here at Metro Realty is whether or not a rental allows pets... most specifically, dogs. Luckily, we are here to help find you and your four-legged friends not only the perfect home, but a perfect activity… Read More

Luxury Rentals Available in Beautiful Back Bay

An extremely sought after neighborhood, Back Bay is home to many significant landmarks as well as some of the most highly desired real estate here in Boston! What once used to be single-family homes belonging to Boston’s most prominent residents, these Back Bay buildings have… Read More

10 Boston Musts this Fall Season

With October - and Halloween - just around the corner, we thought now would be the perfect time to list off our favorite Fall musts here in Boston! Fall in Boston means cooler temperatures, good food, apple picking, pumpkin caroling, and so much more. Whether… Read More