For Sale in Boston
6 roomy Boston homes hosting virtual open houses
These selections in South Boston, the Seaport District, Back Bay, and elsewhere all have great views and lots of natural light in common.
Massachusetts housing inventory tanks amid coronavirus
A new report shows declines in key measures of just how many options buyers have. Meanwhile, sales decline too.
Big condo price gains to start 2020 in downtown Boston
But the coronavirus pandemic has upended just about everything housing market-wise, so these figures likely represent a peak for some time to come.
How much for a redone South End two-bedroom with a deck?
The recently renovated spread in a four-unit building also comes with parking.
Coronavirus and condo sales: What’s going on in Boston
Some neighborhoods saw spikes in the number of trades during the three months ended March 30 despite the pandemic, while others saw steep drop-offs in activity.
6 virtual open houses north of Boston asking under $700K
These selections in Chelsea, Everett, and Revere showcase space in a way that most Bostonians can only envy.
Downtown Boston prices reach what’s probably a peak
Yes, there were records galore for condo and townhouse trades during the three months ended March 30—but the signs of change are there due to coronavirus.
Tiny Beacon Hill one-bedroom for sale packs a lot in
The price, though, pencils out to more than $1,200 a square foot. Such is the Boston market for now.
Dorchester Vic with a basement and a lawn asks $729,000
The Melville Park spread dates from 1880, and includes three floors of living space and a particularly eye-popping kitchen.
How many Bostonians struggled with housing costs for April?
Hard to say. But a new analysis estimates that nearly 1 in 4 tenant and owner households regionally had trouble making the rent or the mortgage, likely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
There’s an Eastie fixer-upper for sale for under $500,000
The house in a prime spot in Eagle Hill has not traded in nearly 30 years, and was on the market only twice during that time.
What $700,000 buys around Boston now
Find out what the sum commands in South Boston, East Boston, the South End, downtown, and elsewhere.
South End duplex with two private decks asks $1.99 million
The Braddock Park spread includes three bedrooms and one dramatic staircase.
6 virtual open houses in the Boston area asking $650,000 tops
These include recently listed spreads in East Cambridge, Arlington, Watertown, and Somerville.
Sprightly JP two-bedroom drops for under $530,000
The condo in one of Boston’s mighty triple-deckers has its own direct front door and garage parking.
What $725,000 buys around Boston now
Discover what the sum commands in Brighton, Back Bay, the South End, Dorchester, and elsewhere.
What Boston-area buyers should know about virtual tours
Sight-unseen purchasing has skyrocketed to prominence amid coronavirus. Here’s what to look for and the questions to ask.
Sign of things to come? Pending condo sales plunge statewide
But sales of single-families were up during a March that saw the novel coronavirus pandemic declared, according to the latest figures.
Steal these home office ideas from Boston-area properties
Never before have so many personal workspaces been cobbled together so fast in the Boston area as in the past three weeks.
Space-savvy Fort Point studio on sale for $625,000
The capacious place highlights just the sorts of homes available in the slender Boston enclave—and it comes with a walk-in California closet and a Murphy bed.
New Roxbury one-bedroom with central air asks $300,000
The air-conditioned condo is part of a four-unit project that wrapped this year.
What $850,000 buys around Boston now
Discover what the hefty sum commands in Dorchester, Hyde Park, Back Bay, and elsewhere.
North End spread in a former pasta factory asks $899,000
Once a home of Prince Pasta, the Atlantic Avenue building now houses some 40 units in the historic neighborhood.
Spry South End duplex with a roof deck asks $1.5 million
The luxury spread in a 120-year-old building includes plenty of exposed beams and natural light.
Downtown cavern comes with a raised living room
The loft in a former Boston Edison plant asking just under $1.5 million includes 16-foot windows and a loft within the loft.
Crackling Dorchester Victorian asks $615,000
The circa-1893 house with three bedrooms in Clam Point retains much of its original woodwork and ceramic tiles—and check out the staircase.
6 virtual Boston open houses asking under $500,000
Check out what’s in stock from Dorchester to East Boston to the South End from the comfort of your current home.
Jamaica Plain federal dating from 1770 asks $840,000
The eight-room house older than America itself has of course been significantly updated. But note the ceilings in the kitchen and the staircase up front.
What $475,000 buys around Boston now
Discover what the sum commands in Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Charlestown, and elsewhere.
Nobody’s home (staging) in Greater Boston
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted a key component of the region’s lucrative housing market—and no one knows when things will settle down.
Delightful Southie colonial asks just under $570,000
The single-family looks a lot more spacious than its 708 square feet. Besides, there’s outdoor space.
8 first-time homebuyer programs for the Boston area
Wary of the high barriers to housing entry? Try these local, state, and federal programs to try to get around challenges such as high down payments and closing costs.
How much for a Dot townhouse with raw space up top?
The four-bedroom Pope’s Hill spread includes a built-in patio grill too. Take a look around and then take your best guess.
Stylish Roxbury triplex asks $950,000
The especially energy-efficient condo is the last of five fresh units in the neighborhood’s Fort Hill area.
What $625,000 buys around Boston
Discover what the sum commands in Roxbury, Charlestown, Roslindale, and elsewhere.
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.
Dot spread with remote-controlled skylights asks $730,000
The Savin Hill two-bedroom is an excellent example of the lofty units that can be found in Boston’s largest neighborhood.
How to find affordable housing in the Boston area
Looking for breaks in Cambridge, Somerville, Boston proper, and elsewhere? We have intel on applying for subsidized and set-aside units in one of the most expensive housing markets in the U.S.
Redone Dot Vic with five bedrooms asks under $750,000
The St. Marks spread comes with three levels of living space and that rare thing in Boston: a lawn.