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Starting at $2,700
Updated 1 month ago
6 Brookline Avenue
6 Brookline Avenue
Lynn, MA
3 Bedrooms
$2,700
Starting at $1,900
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54 Central Square
54 Central Square
Lynn, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
Starting at $2,995
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136 Empire St
136 Empire St
Lynn, MA
5 Bedrooms
$2,995
Starting at $2,500
Updated 2 months ago
212 Ocean St
212 Ocean St
Lynn, MA
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
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Starting at $1,930
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Lynnfield Commons
375 Broadway
Lynnfield, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,930
2 Bedrooms
$2,322
Prime location just 15 minutes north of Downtown Boston. Open, spacious floor plans and charming New England architecture with updated finishes. Community is pet-friendly and has outdoor pool and sun deck.
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Starting at $1,715
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Highlands at Dearborn
19 Magnolia Way
Peabody, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,715
2 Bedrooms
$2,005
3 Bedrooms
$2,465
One- to three-bedroom units off I-95 and Highway 1. Luxurious interiors include stainless steel kitchen appliances, real granite counters, fireplace and in-unit laundry. Clubhouse features gym, pool, yoga and hot tub.
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Starting at $2,650
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7 Longfellow Lane
7 Longfellow Lane
Salem, MA
3 Bedrooms
$2,650
Starting at $3,500
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14 Ward Ter
14 Ward Ter
Lynnfield, MA
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
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Starting at $2,123
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Ocean 650
650 Ocean Ave
Revere, MA
Studio
$2,123
1 Bedroom
$2,193
2 Bedrooms
$3,024
Shoreside living with 3.5 miles of beachfront. Just 10 minutes from Logan Airport, these apartments offer amenities including ocean views, bike storage, a fitness center, and more.
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Starting at $1,893
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Parkside Commons
100 Stockton St
Chelsea, MA
Studio
$1,893
1 Bedroom
$2,006
2 Bedrooms
$2,370
Pet-friendly apartments have oversized floor plans. Fully-equipped kitchens feature efficient appliances. The complex has a pool and a recently renovated fitness center. Located by Paul A. Dever Park.
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Starting at $2,300
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Gateway at Malden Center
14 Summer St
Malden, MA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,300
2 Bedrooms
$3,015
Less than 8 miles from downtown Boston and close to I-93, Middlesex Fells Reservation, shopping, dining and more. This pet-friendly complex offers granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, clubhouse, indoor pool, gym, sauna and hot tub.
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Starting at $2,110
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Bell at Salem Station
190 Bridge St
Salem, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,110
2 Bedrooms
$2,430
Downtown and the train station are within walking distance. Close to I-95 for easy freeway access. Open-plan 1-2 bedroom houses and apartments in complex with gym, pool and conference center.
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Starting at $2,219
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Everly
14 Audubon Rd
Wakefield, MA
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1 Bedroom
$2,219
2 Bedrooms
$2,579
Offering 1- to 3-bedroom apartments, this development includes amenities like granite counters, in-unit laundry, stainless steel, walk-in closets, patios or balconies, microwaves and extra storage. The community is pet-friendly
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Starting at $1,875
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The Residences at Stevens Pond
1 Founders Way
Saugus, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,875
2 Bedrooms
$2,349
3 Bedrooms
$3,025
Conveniently situated just minutes from US-1, I-95 and I-93 for easy commuting. Luxury units feature laundry, garbage disposal and dishwasher. Pet-friendly community has pool, playground, gym, parking, fire pit and more.
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Starting at $1,640
Updated 7 hrs ago
Hawthorne Commons
205 Highland Ave
Salem, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,640
2 Bedrooms
$1,995
Close to Nathan Bowditch and Salem High Schools and a short drive to Salem State University and Winter Island. Spacious, pet-friendly units with fully equipped kitchens and abundant storage.
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Starting at $1,818
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14 North
1000 Crane Brook Way
Peabody, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,818
2 Bedrooms
$2,139
3 Bedrooms
$2,772
Stylish, unique granite countertops and finished cabinetry in these recently renovated apartments near I-95 and Route 114. Residents have access to resort-style amenities for maximum comfort: basketball and tennis courts, pool, hot tub, 24-hour gym.
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Starting at $1,745
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eaves Peabody
51 Keyes Dr
Peabody, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,745
2 Bedrooms
$1,960
North Shore apartments with easy access to I-95, US 1 and Hwy 128. Walking distance to Liberty Tree Mall. Pet-friendly community offers pool and athletic courts. Apartments feature a patio, dishwasher and walk-in closets.
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Starting at $2,150
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Vanguard Waterfront Square
660 Ocean Ave
Revere, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,150
2 Bedrooms
$2,775
3 Bedrooms
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One- to three-bedroom apartments with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and walk-in closets. Located along historic Revere Beach. Residents have easy access to local festivals, activities, and new local bike share program "ofo".
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Starting at $1,489
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Cliffside Commons
500 Broadway
Malden, MA
Studio
$1,489
1 Bedroom
$1,700
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
This community offers everything from studio to three-bedroom apartments. Units have walk-in closets, in-unit laundry, and a patio or balcony. Highway 1 is nearby, putting shopping, dining and even Boston within reach.
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Starting at $1,849
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Essex Apartments
1 Avalon Dr
Peabody, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,849
2 Bedrooms
$2,245
Essex Apartment Homes in Peabody, Massachusetts, are freshly renovated in designer colonial style. Each unit has laundry and a patio or balcony. There is a resort pool in the center of the complex.
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Starting at $1,740
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One Webster Apartments
1 Webster Ave
Chelsea, MA
Studio
$1,740
1 Bedroom
$1,840
2 Bedrooms
$2,124
Provides easy access to commuting routes, such as I-93 and Route 1. One- and two-bedroom apartments with oversized windows, gourmet-style kitchens and carpeted bedrooms. Laundry, resort-style swimming pool and 24-hour fitness center located on-site.
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Starting at $1,895
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Enterprise Apartments
79 Rantoul St
Beverly, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,895
2 Bedrooms
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Coastal living in Beverly, MA. 1-2 bedroom apartments with open space, modern kitchens, granite counters, hardwood floors, in-unit laundry and patio/balcony. Pet friendly. Close to commuter rail and schools.
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Starting at $2,239
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MarketStreet Apartments
150 King Rail Dr
Lynnfield, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,239
2 Bedrooms
$2,995
Pet-friendly apartments in Lynnfield within proximity of premier shopping and dining establishments. This smoke-free community includes underground parking for tenants, pool, fitness center and 24-hour maintenance. Apartments feature large balconies, granite countertops and fireplaces.
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Starting at $1,924
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The Landing at Vinnin Square
330 Paradise Rd
Swampscott, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,924
2 Bedrooms
$2,684
3 Bedrooms
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A waterfront community in the Vinnin Square area. Updated interiors with granite countertops, walk-in closets, and a patio or balcony. On-site pool, tennis court, guest suites and playground. Green community.
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City GuideLynn

The taunting limerick "Lynn, Lynn, the city of sin, you'll never come out the way you went in" plagued the city of Lynn, Massachusetts for so long that in 1997, a city solicitor actually tried to change the name of the area to Ocean Park. This endeavor was unsuccessful, but Lynn is making great strides in shedding its historical rough exterior.

Lynn is a city in northeast Massachusetts located just about 10 miles north of downtown Boston, and it has an amazingly storied past. From the founding of the Christian Science religion to devastating city fires, there's not much that hasn't happened in Lynn. While the city would give the rough and tumblers in Boston a run for their money, it also played scene to America's first jet engine, the first fire engine, the first baseball game played under artificial light, and--get ready for this--the first roast beef sandwich. Move over, Philly cheesesteak--the Lynn roast beef sandwich deserves some notice!

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Finding an Apartment in Lynn

Lynn has an amazing climate that should attract absolutely anyone. The average high in the city literally doesn't even get over 80 degrees during the summer. There's a reason, however, that nearly 50% of the population in the city are renters. On top of this, there is a nearly 7% vacancy rate. The simple fact is that many areas of Lynn haven't shed their rough surface, but this doesn't mean that there aren't great places to stay in the city. Heck, even some of the more run-down areas wouldn't be so bad for you single fellas!

What's the going rate?

It's not too expensive to stay in Lynn, but always keep in mind that certain areas are more expensive than others. In fact, some areas cost half as much as others. You can take from that what you will, but it might be smart to aim for the higher cost apartments. Rental costs are slowly creeping up, but not enough to stop anyone with even a minor income from moving in. In fact, in one area of the city, the median household income is just a little over $20,000, so you could literally live here with a shoestring budget. Or velcro--take your pick.

Getting ready for the move

The higher vacancy rate in Lynn means that there's no huge rush to find an apartment. There are options all over the city, so if you start looking around about two to three months in advance, you should be able to find a place that fits within their price range. Due to the low prices and relative lack of huge gatherings in the city, any time is a good time to move. Keep in mind, though, that if you don't like the cold air, you may want to avoid moving during the months of December through March. The average low during these months is below freezing, and frostbit fingers definitely aren't conducive to moving a couch up a flight of stairs. Then again, you're moving to Massachusetts--if you don't like cold air, you may want to think again.

What you'll need

The necessary documentation to get a place in Lynn is going to vary by landlord. In more affluent communities, all landlords would likely want a background check, a credit check, proof of employment, and anything else that would go to show that they can trust their tenant. Many landlords in Lynn will want the same thing, so it never hurts to be prepared. Take note, though, that some landlords may just be interested in whether a person can pay their rent or not.

Landlords of the cheapest apartments in the city may not do any type of check at all, but it's important to inquire as to what they may need. Most people moving into the cheaper areas of the city are doing so out of necessity, so there's no point in paying for a background and credit check if the landlord doesn't really care about the results. Do be prepared, though, to list references. Even the slummiest of landlords wants to know his property isn't going to get demolished.

Getting to Know Your Neighborhoods

It's absolutely vital to know the neighborhoods in Lynn before moving there. You may think that you're getting the greatest deal in the world until you spend one week in certain neighborhoods. Now, this isn't to say that there aren't some nice places in Lynn, and, in fact, they're really great for the price. Keep in mind that the $ sign ratings are relative to the city of Lynn only. Regardless of the neighborhood, Lynn rentals are still relatively cheap considering how close Boston is. While these definitely aren't all of the neighborhoods in the city, they do provide a good sampling of what different parts of the city are like. You can go for the higher cost or the lower cost places, but you just have to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya?

Wyoma: Living in Wyoma is a bit more expensive than other areas in Lynn. This neighborhood is located in the northeastern area of town, and this entire section is literally one of the safest areas to live in within Lynn. The population density is nearly half that of the overall city, and with the median age of residents being about 40 years old, you don't have to worry about young whippersnappers causing trouble. $$$$$

Business District: The business district is just about the exact opposite of Wyoma. Its population density is more than double that of the rest of Lynn. Keaney Park and Goldfish Pond Park are both nearby, and if you're ever hungry, there are tons of restaurants around. Hang tight onto your Big Mac, though, as this neighborhood is home to a few hamburglars. $

Veterans Village: Veterans Village provides a nice mix of safety and cost savings for those who want to live in Lynn. It is situated by the Lynn Memorial Auditorium and Hood Park (true, not an appealing name). The neighborhood, along with many others in western Lynn, is one of the safest in town. Add this to a close proximity to Lynn Classical High School, and you might just have a winner. $$

Diamond District: Lynn residents speak very highly of the homes in the Diamond District. Most of the areas surrounding this neighborhood aren't too appealing, but this is why you need to do your homework to understand the exact spot of your potential new home. With a little over 5,000 people, the area is a little crowded, but with the median age of residents being around 40, the neighborhood should be bearable. $$$

Lynn Living

Living in Lynn can be a wonderful experience for newcomers. There are many great activities and experiences Lynn has to offer its residents. Here are a few tips to keep in mind for living the Lynn life.

A little culture never hurt

Just because there are parts of the city that seem depressing doesn't mean that you can't have a song in your heart. Get this song at the Lynn Auditorium. The venue plays hosts to musicals, plays, comedy acts, and concerts of some of the biggest names in the industry.

The Grand Army of the Republic Museum will transport you back to the Civil War. Okay, not literally, but even if it did, you're in Massachusetts, so at least you'd be on the winning side. The museum was erected shortly after the end of the Civil War, and there are other rooms in the museum that hold relics from every war ranging from the American Revolution to the Korean War.

Getting Around Lynn

Lynn is served by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), and there are buses that can take citizens throughout the city. The MBTA also has subway lines, so with enough effort, Lynn residents can travel all over Bahston. So you can pahk ya cah and hop on the MBTA.

Want to fly away? Of course you do. Well the plane ticket will cost about the same as one month of rent in many Lynn apartments, but the Logan International Airport is only about five miles south of the city.

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