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Boston price comparison: What $850,000 buys around the city right now

Including in JP, Southie, and Back Bay

Boston is one of the few real estate markets in the U.S. where $850,000 is not a titanic amount of money.

What does it buy right now? Our latest Curbed Comparisons answers the question.


↑ In the western reaches of Back Bay, Unit 7 at 405 Commonwealth Avenue is asking an even $850,000.

It’s 928 square feet and includes two bedrooms and one bathroom. Parking is available for purchase or rent in a garage across the street.

The condo fee is $558. Coldwell Banker has the listing.

↑ In Beacon Hill, Unit 8 at 106 Myrtle Street is asking $849,000 through Compass.

It’s a 780-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom; and it doesn’t include parking.

The condo fee is $508.

↑ Down in Dorchester’s southern reaches, near the Milton line, the capacious Unit WM101 at 1255 Adams Street is also asking $849,000.

The 1,778-square-foot condo is a year old, and it has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Parking is not included—except for purchase—though bike storage is as is a fitness center and an indoor pool in the building.

The condo fee is $940, and Jonathan Keith has the listing.

↑ The 1,467-square-foot Unit 4 at 112 Ninth Street on South Boston’s west side includes a garaged parking space in its $849,000 price tag.

There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as a private deck.

The condo fee is $342.10. Broadway Village Real Estate has the listing.

↑ We end in Jamaica Plain, where Unit 2 at 192-194 Armory Street is asking $845,000.

The 1,700-square-foot spread includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms; and there’s assigned off-street parking as well as a private deck.

The condo fee is $195. McCormack & Scanlan have the listing.

Poll

Which home would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 35%
    Unit 2 at 192-194 Armory Street
    (23 votes)
  • 14%
    Unit 4 at 112 Ninth Street
    (9 votes)
  • 15%
    Unit WM101 at 1255 Adams Street
    (10 votes)
  • 14%
    Unit 8 at 106 Myrtle Street
    (9 votes)
  • 20%
    Unit 7 at 405 Commonwealth Avenue
    (13 votes)
64 votes total Vote Now