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Boston price comparison: What $600,000 buys around the city now

Including in Roxbury, Dorchester, and Beacon Hill

The sum $600,000 is quite a busy price point in the Boston housing market. Here’s what it buys as spring eases into summer.


Unit 3 at 17 Highland Street in Roxbury comes in at $600,000 even and includes the potential for three bedrooms. There are two full bathrooms as well.

The price includes in-unit laundry, but no parking. The condo fee is $250.

↑ In Dorchester’s Lower Mills, $600,000 buys an entire house in the form of 46 Avondale Street.

The 1,432-square-foot colonial includes one and a half bathrooms and the potential for four bedrooms. There’s a two-car garage, too.

↑ Now to East Boston’s Orient Heights, where Unit 1 at the new-construction 49 Leyden Street is asking $599,900. It’s a 1,085-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom.

The price includes two parking spaces. The condo fee is $250.

Unit 3 at 40 Sawyer Avenue in Dorchester’s Jones Hill area is part of a 118-year-old Victorian. The condo runs to 1,198 square feet, and contains two bedrooms and one bathroom.

The price is $599,000, and that includes one off-street parking space. The condo fee is $180.

↑ We end in Beacon Hill, where $599,000 buys a 724-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom. Unit 1 at 112 Pinckney Street also includes access to a shared roof deck.

The condo fee is $246.27.

Poll

Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 13%
    Unit 3 at 17 Highland Street in Roxbury
    (16 votes)
  • 31%
    46 Avondale Street in Lower Mills
    (37 votes)
  • 23%
    Unit 1 at 49 Leyden Street in Orient Heights
    (28 votes)
  • 14%
    Unit 3 at 40 Sawyer Avenue in Jones Hill
    (17 votes)
  • 16%
    Unit 1 at 112 Pinckney Street in Beacon Hill
    (20 votes)
118 votes total Vote Now