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What $675,000 buys around Boston now

Discover what the sum commands in Dorchester, Allston, South Boston, and elsewhere

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 $675,000 in different Boston neighborhoods.

South Boston

Unit 1 at 163 West Seventh Street in near the D Street corridor in Southie includes two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms in its 1,133 square feet. There’s central air and a washer-dryer as well as a back deck and yard with a fire pit. The asking for the bilevel is $675,000 even, and the HOA fee is $120.

East Boston

Now to the Eastie waterfront and one of the last units available at the new Slip45 condos. Unit 119 at 45 Lewis Street is 869 square feet, and contains one bedroom and one bathroom. There’s a 63-square-foot private patio. The building includes a fitness center and concierge services. The asking is $675,000, and the HOA is $495. (There is only one interior photo of Unit 119; the rest are of the building.)

Dorchester

Unit 1 at 25 Mount Vernon Street in Dorchester’s Upham’s Corner area near Southie is a refinished two-bedroom, two-bathroom running to 1,264 square feet. There’s central air, a washer-dryer, and a deeded off-street parking space. The tag is $674,900, and the HOA is $311.

South Boston

Exclusive roof rights come with Unit 3 at 69 Marine Road in Southie’s Telegraph Hill area. The 889-square-foot three-bedroom, one-bathroom has a washer dryer. The asking is $669,000, and the HOA is $198.

Allston

We end in busy, busy Allston at the two-year-old Telford condo building. Unit 221 at 180 Telford Street is a 783-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom with central air and a washer-dryer. The building includes a fitness center, and a garage parking space is included in the $669,000 tag. The HOA is $618.

Poll

Which $675,000 Boston spread would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 37%
    Unit 1 at 163 West Seventh in Southie
    (12 votes)
  • 12%
    Unit 119 at 45 Lewis in Eastie
    (4 votes)
  • 12%
    Unit 1 at 25 Mount Vernon in Dot
    (4 votes)
  • 37%
    Unit 3 at 69 Marine in Southie
    (12 votes)
  • 0%
    Unit 221 at 180 Telford in Allston
    (0 votes)
32 votes total Vote Now