Harvard Square is one of the most sought after neighborhoods to live in the Cambridge & Boston area. It is home to historic Harvard University, one of the world's top (arguably #1) universities. There are dozens of restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and entertainment all within walking distance to Harvard Square.
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This websiste is owned and operated by Boston City Properties, one of the largest real estate brokerages in the Boston area. We have agents on call in Cambridge 7 days a week to show properties from 8am-11pm. Our call center is open until 11pm to answer any questions you may have. We have listings in literally every single luxury apartment building in Cambridge, as well as 100's of brownstones, victorian houses, and more.
This system includes over 100+ up-to-the-minute Cambridge apartments for rent & condos for sale, and many of them are located in Harvard Square. The system will also let you search apartments in nearby neighborhoods such as Central & Kendall Square, as well as the whole Downtown Boston area.
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Harvard Square has approximately 33,930 individuals living within its parameters. Homes in the area usually sell from $400,000-$1 million+. One only needs to look at the numbers: according to Zillow, prices in the Cambridge area increased by 8.5 per cent just in 2014. They are expected to increase by an additional 2.7 per cent in 2015.
In addition, the average residence in Harvard Square/Cambridge area rents for $2,500, compared to $2,200, which is the average rent for a residence in the Boston metro area. Per square foot rental rates are dramatically higher in Cambridge than in other parts of Boston-- especially when compared to other locales with a bevy of universities, such as Back Bay.
Most properties in Cambridge, including condos, offer multiple bedrooms and often, multiple bathrooms. This allows you to share a residence with a friend, partner, or roommate-- and possibly split the cost.
Be aware that different parts of Cambridge and Harvard Square cost different amounts. On the high end, there is West Cambridge, where average prices are over $1 million. The neighborhood of Mid-Cambridge is only about half as much. Most areas around Harvard Square are closer to the $500,000 range.
Perhaps the most important thing to remember is that Harvard Square is close to so many things-- not just Harvard and MIT, but most of the greatest attractions in the Boston area. Cambridge allows one a safe, comfortable place to live, while still having the best of all that Boston offers. What are you waiting for? Properties move fast; what's there today, may not be there for the taking tomorrow.