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What $900,000 buys around Boston now

Newer listings include a single-family in South Boston and condos in Allston and Back Bay

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Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular 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! Next up is $900,000 in Boston.

Back Bay

A bedroom in a new Back Bay condo.
A kitchen in a Back Bay condo.
The exterior of a renovate Boston condo. Photos via Cabot & Company
A stove in a Back Bay condo.

Unit A is a 407-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom in the new Lydon condo at 401 Beacon Street. It includes in-unit laundry and central air. The asking is $900,000 even, and the condo fee is $463. Garaged parking is included.

Downtown Boston

A living room in a downtown Boston condo.
A living room-dining room in a downtown Boston condo.
A kitchen in a downtown Boston condo. Photos via Redfin
A bedroom in a downtown Boston condo.

The 1,044-square-foot Unit 5C at 453 Washington Street also has central air. The three-bedroom, one-bathroom is asking $909,000, and the condo fee is $348.

South Boston

A kitchen in a new South Boston condo.
A living room in a new South Boston condo.
A  bedroom in a new South Boston condo. Photos via Home Town Brokerage
A deck off a new South Boston condo.

This is another new-construction condo. Unit 202 at 527 East Broadway is asking $899,999 for its 1,100 square feet, two bedrooms, and two bathrooms. There’s laundry in-unit and central AC. The tag—and the $250 condo fee—cover garaged parking and a private deck.

South Boston

The living room and stairs in a South Boston house.
The living room in a South Boston house.
An upstairs hallway of a South Boston house. Photos via Lammachia Realty
A bathroom in a South Boston house.

Also in Southie is the gut-renovated 6 Dixfield Street, which is asking $899,900. It’s a 2,001-square-foot single-family with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. There’s a finished basement too.

Allston

A kitchen at an Allston condo.
A bathroom at an Allston condo.
An empty bedroom at an Allston condo. Photos via Nick Spagnola
A kitchen at an Allston condo.

Unit 30 at 30 Holton Street is a townhouse-like condo running to 1,803 square feet and containing three bathrooms as well as five bedrooms. There’s central air, too, and in-unit laundry.

Poll

Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 13%
    Unit #202 on Commonwealth Avenue in Back Bay
    (28 votes)
  • 26%
    Unit 1414 at Millennium Place in Downtown Crossing
    (57 votes)
  • 34%
    Unit 211 at on 319 A Street in Fort Point
    (73 votes)
  • 15%
    80a W Cedar Street #1 in Beacon Hill
    (32 votes)
  • 10%
    32 Charter Street #4 in the North End
    (22 votes)
212 votes total Vote Now