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Map: Rent Next To Future Metro Stops (Before Rates Skyrocket)

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Get a head start on locking down that rent-controlled unit before everyone else!The guys at RadPad have put together a handy map, highlighting the current average rent of 1-bedroom apartments within a half-mile radius of the future stops. The current rates are no surprise, with the most expensive apartments in Santa Monica and West L.A.

The rents will likely only increase once the stations and lines are up and running. As RadPad points out, in Boston the average rents of apartments near new subway stations increased anywhere between 25% and 67%. With more of the city eventually becoming accessible without the burden of driving through traffic, people who work downtown can look towards living further west.

So get in now while you can, while the rent is merely "too expensive" before it becomes "prohibitively expensive."