Of all of the markets, New Haven seems to have some of the lowest vacancy rates landing at a mere 2.3%–according to Reis. Several California markets currently have higher vacancy rates, but given the rate at which demand is rising it may not be long before they surpass the New Haven market. Surprisingly, New York has actually moved down to 7th on the list. Are you currently debating between purchasing and renting in Boston? What is influencing your decision? Whether you choose to rent or buy, contact a knowledgeable Boston real estate firm such as High Rise Boston to discuss your options so that you can make the best choice for you and your family.