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Boston condos for under $300,000? It is possible—here’s where

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In a city (in)famous for expensive housing, there are market-rate options for what much of the country would call normal

The 825-square-foot Unit 5 at 416 Seaver Street in Roxbury is asking $259,999.

Boston housing is famously—infamously—expensive. The median condo price for the city and much of the surrounding region is probably in the mid-$500,000s.

Yet, there are options for well under that amount. A new analysis of market-rate listings from real estate research site NeighborhoodX proves it. The site found 11 condos in Hyde Park, Roxbury, Mattapan, East Boston, West Roxbury, and parts of Dorchester retailing for under $300,000.

“The analysis excluded foreclosures and short sales, as well as income-restricted housing, but we included a few properties that didn’t meet Federal Housing Administration requirements for a mortgage, and as a result require an all-cash purchase,” NeighborhoodX research director Constantine Valhouli said over email.

The condos are on the smaller side—most are under 1,000 square feet—and they all appear to need some work. But they’re there: Real-life Boston condos on the open market asking under $300,000.