Everyone knows by now that General Electric is moving its corporate HQ from Fairfield, Conn., to the Seaport District. That's about 800 people settling in to our fair region. Many will house hunt. Many will be shocked. Some, though, won't be. How do Fairfield prices stack up against Boston ones for similarly sized properties?
Check out these comparisons. The Fairfield addresses you're seeing are around the city's downtown area or in its eastern reaches (translation: pretty centrally located).
56 Marne Avenue in Fairfield
The 3-BR, 1.5-BA, 1,426-square-foot house is asking $499,999.
124 West Third Street in South Boston
It's 3-BR, 2-BA rowhouse running to 1,578 square feet and asking $995,000.
Unit 2 at 56 Stella Road in Roslindale
This 3-BR, 2.5-BA spreads over 1,837 square feet and is asking $499,000.
21 Buckley Drive
The 3-BR, 3-BA is just over 2,000 square feet ranch-style house is asking $534,900.
Unit B603 at 1245 Adams Street in Lower Mills, Dorchester
This is a 2-BR, 2-BA over 2,341 square feet asking $820,000.
206 Salt Meadow Road
A townhouse-style condo, it runs to 2,308 square feet and has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Asking price? $935,000.
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