…because I have some Boston friends in the market for some new property so figured we could all drown in our sorrows together.
Want to see what $21,000 per month can get you in Boston, MA? Then we'll compare it to my NYC apartment. Have a look around...
Their Apartment: One of the sitting rooms in this 4,856 sq foot brownstone.
My Apartment: 490 sq feet.
Their Apartment: Grand staircases that take you to 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
My Apartment: No staircases, studio apartment, 1 bathroom.
Their Apartment: Exquisite designer professional kitchen.
My Apartment: I have a kitchen.
Their Apartment: Historic living sprawled out across three levels.
My Apartment: Homeless people sprawled out across three streets outside my apartment.
Their Apartment: Your own personal bar that seats up to 15, comfortably.
My Apartment: No seats, so no one sits comfortably. Bar across the street.
Their Apartment: Eat-in dining room with views of Comm Ave.
My Apartment: Not even a kitchen table, so I eat on my couch and look towards a brick wall.
Just when you think you’re starting to do decent in the world, you can always knock your ego down a few notches by seeking out what others can afford in the real estate market. However, if you can’t afford to buy right now, maybe you should rent? If you have $21,000 per month to spend on rent I found the perfect place for you. Here’s the deal:
- Location: 163 Marlborough Street (Brownstone), Boston, MA
- 4 bedrooms
- 4.5 baths
- 5 fireplaces
- 1 personal bar
- 3 floors of living
- Actual historic landmark building (built in 1871 for Mr. TK Cushing and later sold to William Endicott who was Secretary of War under President Grover Cleveland).