Rents Rose 7 Percent in JP in Last Year

According to real estate data from Zillow.com, the median rent in Jamaica Plain hit $2,526. That’s a 7-percent hike over last year. Boston Business Journal widgetized the data for Greater Boston.

With local colleges and school districts just weeks from kickoff, Greater Boston’s apartment market is entering its peak season. Not surprisingly, the region’s highest-rent districts are concentrated throughout some of its most populous and popular neighborhoods in and around Boston, where an easy commute to campus or access to quality neighborhood schools are paramount to many apartment seekers.

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