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 $550,000 in several Boston neighborhoods.
The 1,761-square-foot house at 75 Cliffmont Street comes with a large yard. It’s asking $550,000, and the sellers are offering $10,000 at closing for renovations.
Unit 6 at 322 Athens Street is a 621-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom with central air and in-unit laundry. There’s also a deck. The tag is $550,000, and the HOA is $221.
The 810-square-foot Unit 1 at 288 Princeton Street is the product of a recent conversion, and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms—as well as extra soundproofing on the floor. There’s central air and washer-dryer hookups. The asking is $549,997, with an estimated HOA of $280.
The listing for the 2,071-square-foot house at 97 Evans Street says it’s in need of some TLC. But it does come with some serious space, even before you get to that, including the potential for five bedrooms. The asking is $549,000.
Farther east in Dorchester is the 1,207-square-foot Unit 1 at 495 Ashmont Street. It includes two bedrooms and one bathroom, and there’s some outdoor space. The $549,000 tag also covers a garage parking spot. The HOA is $180.
Which $550,000 Boston spread would you buy?
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75 Cliffmont in Roslindale
Unit 6 at 322 Athens in Southie
Unit 1 at 288 Princeton in Eastie
97 Evans in Dot
Unit 1 at 495 Ashmont in Dot