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’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $500,000 in five different Boston neighborhoods.
Unit A at 12 Glenville Avenue is 950 square feet and includes three bedrooms as well as two full bathrooms. There is central air too. The tag is $500,000 even and the HOA fee is $340.
The house at 101 Mount Pleasant Street is also asking $500,000 even. It runs to 2,216 square feet, and includes five bedrooms and one bathroom. The listing makes clear that the spread could use some work.
One assigned parking spot comes with the townhouse-like Unit 36 at 36 Eutaw Street. It contains 1,067 square feet on two levels and three bedrooms as well as one and a half bathrooms. There is a washer-dryer hookup. The tag is $499,900, and the HOA is $250.
The one-bedroom, one-bathroom Unit 206 at 3193 Washington Street is part of a new development called Tempo that opens this year. The condo is 630 square feet and includes central air. The price is $499,900, and the HOA is $252.
Unit 3 at 147 Sydney Street in Dot’s Savin Hill area includes two outdoor spaces and two bedrooms. There’s one bathroom, and the condo runs to 943 square feet. There’s central air and in-unit laundry. The tag is $499,900, and the HOA is $150.
Which $500,000 Boston home would you buy?
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Unit A at 12 Glenville in Allston
101 Mount Pleasant in Roxbury
Unit 36 at 36 Eutaw in Eastie
Unit 206 at 3193 Washington in JP
Unit 3 at 147 Sydney in Dot