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 $700,000 in different Boston neighborhoods.
The 574-square-foot Unit 212 at 40 Traveler Street includes one bedroom and one bathroom as well as central air and a washer-dryer. The condo is part of the two-year-old Siena at the Ink Block, and comes with access to amenities such as a fitness center. The HOA fee is $456.61.
Unit 1 at 145 N Street is a duplex with 1,023 square feet and two bedrooms as well as one and a half bathrooms. Recently renovated, it includes central AC and a washer-dryer. The asking is $699,999, and the HOA is $175.
The sum $699,900 buys you a one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom condo at the Ritz Carlton Residences. Unit 307 at 3 Avery Street includes central air and access to amenities such as cleaning and concierge services. The HOA is $1,719.
The top-floor Unit 3 at 72 Tuttle Street includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms amid its 1,330 square feet. The condo with 15-foot ceilings, central air, and a washer-dryer is asking $699,900. The HOA is $225.
We end with the renovated Unit 182 at 182 Lexington Street, a 1,243-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom with central air and washer-dryer hookups. The bilevel—which is asking $699,900 and is part of a two-unit property—comes with 358 square feet of storage space too. The HOA is unavailable.
Which $700,000 Boston spread would you buy?
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Unit 212 at 40 Traveler in the South End
Unit 1 at 145 N in South Boston
Unit 307 at 3 Avery in downtown
Unit 3 at 72 Tuttle in Dorchester
Unit 182 at 182 Lexington in East Boston