Frequently Asked Question

What is the difference between a townhouse and apartment?

If you’re trying to decide if you want to rent a Boston townhouse or an apartment it is important to know the difference between the two. Typically townhouses are located in residential areas within the city while apartments are scattered everywhere. Townhomes offer a wide variety of additional amenities and are usually cheaper than renting out a single family home. There are often homeowner association fees that come with renting townhouses. Townhouses in Boston are mostly rented out by the owner while apartments are mostly rented out by management companies.

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