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 $625,000 in different Boston neighborhoods.
We start at a 48-unit development at 10 Williams Street. Unit 13 there is a 1,308-square-foot (potential) one-bedroom, one-bathroom with copious amounts of cavernous space as well as central air and a deeded parking spot. The HOA fee is $425.
Unit 3 at 90 M Street includes roof rights for the three-story building. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom with central air runs to 1,127 square feet and has skylights in every room. The HOA fee is $150.
The house at 55 Bateman Street comes with one off-street parking spot. The 1,466-square-foot spread includes three bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms as well as a recently renovated kitchen.
Unit 1 at 5 Hancock Street in Charlestown’s gas light district mimics a townhouse. The 935-square-foot condo includes two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms. There’s a washer-dryer too. The HOA fee is $200.
We end as we began—in Roxbury. Unit 1 at 130 Marcella Street in the neighborhood’s Fort Hill area runs to 1,657 square feet on two levels of a brownstone. The three-bedroom with two and a half bathrooms includes central air and washer-dryer hookups. The HOA is $428.
Which $625,000 Boston spread would you buy?
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Unit 13 at 10 Williams in Roxbury
Unit 3 at 90 M in Southie
55 Bateman in Roslindale
Unit 1 at 5 Hancock in Charlestown
Unit 1 at 130 Marcella in Roxbury