As March comes to a close the real time apartment vacancy rate in Brighton, Boston, MA is 2.57% according to the BostonPads database. The vacancy rate includes apartments that are either vacant and/or currently available for rent. The Brighton area encompassing, Boston College, Brighton Center, Cleveland Circle, North Brighton, Oak Square and Washington Street includes a total of 206 active available apartments. The 2.57% is based on analyzing the data of over 7,551 apartment listings in the Brighton area. The real time vacancy rate does not include data gathered from large luxury buildings, as they were purposely omitted to ensure the highest accuracy of data. The Bostonpads database continuously gathers data through its network of sites and is the largest real time apartment database in New England.
The Brighton MA area is an extremely popular community offering a variety of housing options such as, privately owned homes, multi-family homes, large apartment complexes and professionally managed buildings. It is an extremely popular area for families, professionals and students due to its dynamic neighborhoods and reasonable cost of living.
Another desirable aspect of Brighton is its widely accessible public transportation. The MBTA Green Line B Branch extends through Commonwealth Avenue to the Boston College area of Brighton. The C line extends from Cleveland Circle to North Station. MBTA buses are another excellent option for public transport within the Boston area. The 57 Watertown Yard bus includes stops in Brighton Center, Newton Corner and Kenmore Square. The 64 University Park bus line reaches Cambridge Kendall/MIT area via North Beacon Street. While the Brighton Center bus will take riders to Kenmore Square through Brookline Village. There are also two express bus routes to downtown Boston ideal for work commutes in the morning and evening. The 501 Express Bus Brighton Center reaches downtown via Oak Square and the Massachusetts Turnpike. The 503 Express Bus – Brighton Center reaches Copley Square via Oak Square and the Massachusetts Turnpike.
Brighton, Boston’s northwestern neighborhood annexed in 1873, offers a smaller community environment with all of the amenities of nearby downtown Boston. Public libraries, parks, the Charles River, Chestnut Hill Reservoir and private educational institutions are all available amenities in Brighton. The Boston Public School system includes a separate public high school for the community, Brighton High School. Saint Elizabeth Medical Center apart of the Steward Health Care System is located on Cambridge Street in Brighton.
Many commercial and small businesses call Brighton home. This list includes, the New Balance world headquarters, Boston College, WGBH, and a variety of family owned restaurants, grocery stores and bars.
For anyone interested in a smaller community accessible to Boston’s cosmopolitan center, Brighton is an excellent option. To find the best apartment in the area it is incredibly valuable to find a real estate agent familiar with multiple neighborhoods within Brighton. A knowledgeable agent from www.BrightonPads.com can find the best apartment nearby public transit and other amenities.