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Starting at $2,896
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Lumiere
3780 Mystic Valley Pkwy
Medford, MA
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2 Bedrooms
$2,896
Contemporary apartments with views of the Mystic River and Boston skyline. Homes feature fireplaces and hardwood floors. Community includes a game room, pool and clubhouse. Near Tufts University.
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Starting at $2,501
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Rivers Edge
100 Rivers Edge Dr
Medford, MA
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$2,501
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Minutes from the Malden River and the Fellsway. Updated interiors with fireplaces, granite countertops, hardwood floors and lots of storage. On-site pool, coffee bar, business center, gym and game room.
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Starting at $2,556
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Modera Medford
5 Cabot Rd
Medford, MA
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1 Bedroom
$2,556
2 Bedrooms
$2,856
Minutes to Route 16, I-93 and Wellington Station. Modern apartments situated along the Malden riverfront. Community boasts a wildlife observation deck, a rooftop deck with city views and direct access to walking trails.
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Starting at $2,434
Updated 6 hrs ago
50/55 Station Landing
50 Station Lndg
Medford, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,434
2 Bedrooms
$3,147
3 Bedrooms
$4,243
Luxury waterfront living. Experience the ultimate in convenience with on-site retail shops and restaurants, plus a train service to Boston via the Orange Line from the adjacent Wellington MBTA station.
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Starting at $2,584
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75 SL
75 Station Lndg
Medford, MA
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$2,584
2 Bedrooms
$3,545
Modern apartments provide both a smoke-free and green community. Trendy, upscale decor features recent renovations with granite counters, hardwood floors and in unit laundry. Apartments offer bike storage, a media room and are pet friendly.
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Starting at $2,255
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RE150
150 Rivers Edge Dr
Medford, MA
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$2,270
1 Bedroom
$2,255
2 Bedrooms
$2,873
Medford apartment on River's Edge Drive is located near Hwys 16 and 28. Amenities of this pet-friendly community include an outdoor amphitheater, swimming pool, and gym. Apartment features W/D hookup, dishwasher, and fireplace.
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Starting at $2,310
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Wellington Place
34 Brainard Ave
Medford, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,310
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
Homes feature granite counters and extra storage. Community includes a clubhouse and pool. Jog along the nearby Mystic River. Close to I-93, Route 2, I-9, and the Orange Line, making your commute a breeze.
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Starting at $2,000
Updated 10 hrs ago
138 Sturges St
138 Sturges St
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
Starting at $1,900
Updated 10 hrs ago
17 Poole Street
17 Poole Street
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
Starting at $2,400
Updated 20 hrs ago
34 brainard ave
34 brainard ave
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
Starting at $3,000
Updated 2 days ago
19 Summit Road
19 Summit Road
Medford, MA
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
Starting at $1,975
Updated 8 days ago
14 Lambert St
14 Lambert St
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,975
Starting at $3,000
Updated 9 days ago
44 Mystic River Road
44 Mystic River Road
Medford, MA
4 Bedrooms
$3,000
Starting at $2,200
Updated 9 days ago
81 Brookings St
81 Brookings St
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
Starting at $3,000
Updated 10 days ago
221 Boston Ave
221 Boston Ave
Medford, MA
4 Bedrooms
$3,000
Starting at $2,100
Updated 13 days ago
20 McDonald Rd
20 McDonald Rd
Medford, MA
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
Starting at $2,450
Updated 13 days ago
349 Fulton St
349 Fulton St
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$2,450
Starting at $1,900
Updated 14 days ago
52 Thomas St
52 Thomas St
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
Starting at $2,350
Updated 15 days ago
8 Yeomans
8 Yeomans
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$2,350
Starting at $2,500
Updated 18 days ago
11 Mystic Avenue
11 Mystic Avenue
Medford, MA
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
Starting at $2,250
Updated 19 days ago
12 Benham
12 Benham
Medford, MA
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
Starting at $1,995
Updated 24 days ago
14 Brogan Road
14 Brogan Road
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,995
Starting at $2,200
Updated 29 days ago
8 9th Street 604
8 9th Street 604
Medford, MA
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
Starting at $2,550
Updated 30 days ago
22 Wheelwright Road 2
22 Wheelwright Road 2
Medford, MA
3 Bedrooms
$2,550

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City GuideMedford

James Pierpont of Medford penned the ubiquitous holiday song, Jingle Bells, while sitting in Simpson’s Tavern on High Street in Medford. The town has had a little bit of extra holiday cheer ever since!

Perhaps best known for the prestigious Tufts University, Medford is much more than just your typical college town. Now developing out of the shadow of Boston, Medford boasts a vibrant and diverse community full of history and with an eclectic character (not to mention more affordable than its Boston and Cambridge neighbors).

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Living in Medford

Nestled along the Mystic River, Medford is chock-full of character, both new and old. Amelia Earhart, Fannie Farmer and Elizabeth Short all called Medford home, and the mythical “Grandmother’s House” of the immortal childhood ballad “Over The River and Through the Woods” can be found at 114 South Street.

You can find a plethora of cuisines from all over the world, but seafood and Italian are the names of the dining game. Downtown Medford recently received a revamp, and features great boutique shopping and dining. For those who like to get out into nature, the town is surrounded by many idyllic parks and ponds, and the world-renowned Cape Cod is a short day trip away. One of the highlights of East Coast living comes in the fall, when the foliage turns and you’re treated to a colorful masterpiece right outside your front door.

Many Medford residents commute to Boston, so public transit in the area is fairly well developed. Boston’s Orange Line of the T stops in Wellington, and Massachusetts Bay Area Transportation Authority has a well-established network of buses in the area. Medford is also in ongoing negotiations with MBTA to establish a Green Line station in Medford, a prospect that so far looks very promising.

The public school system is highly regarded, no doubt owing in part to its proximity to a prestigious university. There are also many private grade schools in the area (both religious and non secular). Medford has a lower crime rate than the state average, and is regarded as very family-friendly; although, like most cities and towns bordering Boston, the cost of living in Medford is certainly not cheap.

Medford Neighborhoods

Being a typical Massachusetts town with roots going back to the colonial era, you’ll be sure to find a host of historical, quaint and beautiful housing options in Medford. But it's full of places to rent, how does one decide where they want to live? The area is typically split up into six main neighborhoods:

West Medford: Sometimes known as “the Ville,” West Medford is a historically African-American neighborhood with a rich cultural history. More recently, West Medford has seen a rapid influx of young families and new development. Demand for rental housing in the area is high. West Medford also has a train station, so is an excellent choice if you will be commuting. $$$$

Medford Hillside: Bordering Tufts University, Medford Hillside is densely populated with students. As such, it is vibrant and youthful. There are many affordable apartments in the area, however, if you’re looking for a low-key living situation, Medford Hillside may not be the best choice. $$$

Fulton Heights (North Medford): Fulton Heights borders Middlesex Fells Reservation to the Southeast, and is a great neighborhood if you like getting out into nature on the regular. Not as convenient for public transit as some of Medford’s other neighborhoods. $$$$

Wellington/Glenwood: Bordering the river on three sides, Wellington and Glenwood also provide ready access to the Boston T’s Orange Line, with connections to several bus routes. The waterfront is developing rapidly, with new luxury and premier apartments and businesses cropping up every day. Unfortunately, you’ll pay a premium price for an apartment in this area. $$$$$

South Medford: Closer to downtown Boston than some of the outskirts of Boston proper, this area is for people seeking a more urban vibe (and those who love great Italian food!). $$$$

Lawrence Estates: Lawrence Estates is known as one of the most desirable areas of Medford to live in, and for good reason. Quiet and dense with foliage, Lawrence Estates is the perfect choice for a family. The nearby Middlesex Fells Reservation offers ample opportunities to get out and commune with nature. Schools are great and rents are reasonable, but places for rent are limited. $$$

October 2018 Medford Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2018 Medford Rent Report. Medford rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Medford rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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