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5 virtual open houses across Boston right now

These selections in Back Bay, Dorchester, the South End, and Jamaica Plain are adhering to the coronavirus-combating move away from live open houses

With the “stay-at-home” advisory in effect to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, open houses in the Boston area are out, and virtual tours via Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and other means are in. Join us now for a vicarious look at five listings, from a newly constructed single-family in Jamaica Plain to a sprawling condo in an 1875 colonial in Dorchester to a sky-high unit in a Frank Gehry-designed building in the heart of Back Bay.

A floor-through unit with open-concept living. Compass

Where: 7 Baker Court, #PH8, in Dorchester
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms; 2,393 square feet
Selling points: In the South Bay area, this floor-through penthouse has direct elevator access and multiple terraces, and garage parking with a lift for two cars.
Asking price: $1,399,000
Listed by: Compass, The McLaren D’Agostino Team
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Living-room area with fireplace and built in tv surround. MLS/John Francis Buckley

Where: 74 Tower Street in Jamaica Plain
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms; 2,150 square feet
Selling points: This brand-new single-family features a two-car garage with additional off-street parking, a walkup attic for additional storage, and is in walking to public transportation besides and Jamaica Pond.
Asking price: $1,375,000
Listed by: MLS/John Francis Buckley
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Corner unit with bay windows looking out to skyline. Engel & Volkers Boston/Keith Shirley and Valerie Post

Where: 3 Durham Street, #4, in the South End
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms; 1,275 square feet
Selling points: Situated between the South End and Back Bay, this floor-through corner unit has exposures on three sides and views of downtown Boston, a private outdoor space, and is located on a quiet dead-end street.
Asking price: $1,285,000
Listed by: Engel & Volkers Boston/Keith Shirley and Valerie Post
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Double height living room on the 8th floor of the Newbury 360 building Douglas Elliman Real Estate/George Sarkis

Where: 360 Newbury Street, #802, in Back Bay
Specs: 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms; 1,226 square feet
Selling points: Located in the Frank Gehry-designed concierge building, this duplex features double-height living and dining rooms, floor-to-ceiling windows with skyline views, and a full main suite with a walk-in closet, custom built-ins, and a marble bath.
Asking price: $1,299,000
Listed by: Douglas Elliman Real Estate/George Sarkis
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Colonial home built in 1875 with two condo units Jack Conway & Co, Inc./Amanda Rosa

Where: 597 Adams Street, #1, in Dorchester
Specs: 7 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms; 5,523 square feet
Selling points: Built in 1875, this colonial features period details such as original woodwork and fireplaces, an au pair suite, and a wrap-around porch.
Asking price: $1,249,000
Listed by: Jack Conway & Co, Inc./Amanda Rosa
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