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What $600,000 buys around Boston right now

Including in Dorchester, Mission Hill, and the North End

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Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or thereabouts) in the Boston area. Is one woman’s studio another woman’s townhouse? Let’s find out! This week it’s $600,000 in Boston.

Mission Hill

Photos via Keith Brokerage

In Mission Hill, $599,900 buys Unit 401 at 166 Terrace Street. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom runs to 1,216 square feet. Garage parking is available for additional purchase. The condo fee is $762.

East Boston

Photos via Century 21 Seaport

Unit 21 at 16 Boardman Street in Eastie also includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It’s 997 square feet and is asking $599,900. It’s new construction, and the condo fee is $303.

South Boston

Unit 102 at 743 East Fourth Street in South Boston is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom running to 627 square feet, and asking $599,900. It comes with deeded off-street parking, and the condo fee is $337.

North End

Photos via Engel & Volckers

On the North End waterfront, Unit 52 at 328 Commercial Street is asking $599,000. The 633-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom is on the fifth—and top—floor of an elevator building.

Dorchester

We end in Dot, where $599,000 buys Unit 4 at 23 Dix Street. The 1,193-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom includes, well, two parking spaces. The condo fee is $300.

Poll

Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 12%
    Unit 401 at 166 Terrace in Mission Hill
    (12 votes)
  • 11%
    Unit 21 at 16 Boardman in East Boston
    (11 votes)
  • 1%
    Unit 102 at 743 East Fourth in South Boston
    (1 vote)
  • 17%
    Unit 52 at 328 Commercial in the North End
    (17 votes)
  • 57%
    Unit 4 at 23 Dix in Dorchester
    (56 votes)
97 votes total Vote Now