Posted on: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 8:17am
Tagged with: apartment living, pets

Apartment Tips for Your Dog

Proper care for dogs takes on a new importance in an apartment home. Many dogs require space and fresh air to feel at home, and many owners find both of these resources difficult to come by in such a living situation. How can you make your apartment home a proper home for your dog as well?

Posted on: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 10:34am
Tagged with: recipes


Quick and Easy Chicken Dijon

Posted on: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 9:38am

Adams National Historical Park

Boston is one of America's oldest cities, filled and overflowing with music, art and history. An entire lifetime can be spent in Boston and its environs without exhausting the full magnitude of this center of American culture. But on the outskirts of Boston, in the town of Quincy, the very soul of our American republic was born.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 10:24am
Tagged with: apartment living

Renter's Insurance: Why Every Resident nNeeds it

Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 10:57am
Tagged with: CHR Properties, Live Green

10 Ways to be Green in Your Apartment

Living green isn't always easy, and sometimes it is hard to know how you, as one person or one family, can do your part. Here are ten easy ways to live green that will make you healthier and save you money, too!

Posted on: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 12:48pm
Tagged with: apartment living

While you may think that owning a home is a good idea, there are many advantages of renting rather than buying.

1. No long term commitment

When you rent, you do not have a long-term commitment. You have the flexibility to move at the end of your lease term.  If you bought a home you might be on the hook for months (or years) before the home sells and you may have to pass up a career advancement opportunity in another state.

Posted on: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 9:50am
Tagged with: apartment living, decor

When moving into your new apartment home, the empty rooms and blank walls can be an intimidating sight. Even once you have unpacked your belongings; it can still feel uninviting or plain. People of every culture have filled their living spaces with aesthetic items that serve a purely decorative function, to offset the utilitarian aspects of most household goods like furniture or appliances. Why should your apartment home be any different?

Posted on: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 10:10am
Tagged with: apartment living


What to Ask Your Leasing Agent

When prospects come to us from other countries or states, they rely on our honesty and knowledge of the area.  Looking online for a new home is a good start but they might not get all the important facts they will need to make a sound decision.


Posted on: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 3:00pm

5 Ways to Meet Your Neighbors

Often, the hardest part about moving into an apartment home isn't the unpacking or settling into a new routine, but meeting your neighbors. Apartment neighbors are one of the curiosities of apartment living, absent in non-apartment life, that can make your days exciting and can even result in life-long friendships. But how do you make that initial meeting?

Posted on: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 11:17am
Tagged with: CHR news

CHR Headquarters, Chestnut Hill

Welcome to Chestnut Hill Realty’s brand new blog! 

This blog will be filled with information on our apartment communities, the towns in which they reside, and tips and fun ideas on apartment living.


Subscribe to