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Or so says rental market tracker HotPads, which puts Boston just behind New York when it comes to high rents.

The average listing price for a two bedroom in Boston and the western suburbs is just under $2,000 a month, according to HotPads. The New York metro market weighs in around $2,500 a month.

And we are just getting started here, with rising demand and an increasingly tight market fueling predictions of double digit increases for 2012.

It’s a trend that not only has renters on edge, but some landlords as well.

Read the entire article at The Boston Globe.