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What Under $1M Buys You in the South End Right Now

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The landscape of the South End keeps changing, driven by new development, and buyers keep flocking here to get a piece of the action. This week's open houses were listed within the last seven days. All asking under $1 million (one just barely!), they range from full-service elevator buildings to Victorian brownstones. The biggest selling point? Location.


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1. 31 Rutland Street #2

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31 Rutland Street #2
Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Friday, 3:00-4:00PM; Saturday, 10:00-12:00PM; Sunday, 12:00-2:00PM
Price: $999,999
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage:1,211
The Pitch: “The top floor features a loft-style open layout with a sunny living room with gas fireplace, built-ins and maple floors with cherry inlay.”

2. 1313 Washington Street #428

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1313 Washington Street #428
Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:30PM
Price: $909,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage:988
The Pitch: “Have it all: location, amenities and views!”

3. 196 W Canton Street #1

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196 West Canton Street #1
Boston, MA 02116

Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:30PM
Price: $884,900
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,089
The Pitch: “Open living/dining/kitchen area on garden level with direct access to a large patio perfect for entertaining.”

4. 15 Waltham Street #B301

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15 Waltham Street
Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Sunday, 2:00-3:00PM
Price: $879,000
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,103
The Pitch: “Sun drenched corner 2 bedroom 2 bath home with garage parking, storage and elevator.”

5. 39 Gray Street #1

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39 Gray Street #1
Boston, MA 02116

Open House: Friday: 3:00-5:00PM; Saturday, 2:00-4:00PM; Sunday, 12:30-2:00PM
Price: $849,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 994
The Pitch: “Gray Street is a highly sought after quiet, tree-lined, one way, block party style street.”

6. 684 Tremont Street #6

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684 Tremont Street #6
Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Friday, 2:00-3:30PM; Saturday, 12:00-1:30PM; Sunday, 12:00-1:30PM
Price: $799,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 956
The Pitch: “Beautifully appointed, completed renovation in 2007, 2-bedroom penthouse condo in the heart of Boston's vibrant South End.”

7. 496 Columbus Avenue #6

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496 Columbus Avenue #6
Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Saturday, 11:30-1:00PM; Sunday, 11:30-1:00PM
Price: $789,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 881
The Pitch: “Unique corner location with windows on three sides and skylights has great light and views of the Back Bay skyline from your private roof deck.”

8. 230-232 W Newton Street #E

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232 West Newton Street
Boston, MA 02116

Open House: Saturday, 12:30-2:00PM; Sunday, 11:30-1:30PM
Price: $649,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 712
The Pitch: “This two bedroom home with private deck offers views of Sparrow Park and the Back Bay skyline.”

9. 15 Holyoke Street #1

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15 Holyoke Street #1
Boston, MA 02116

Open House: Saturday, 11:30-1:00PM; Sunday, 11:30-1:00PM
Price: $529,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 805
The Pitch: “Spacious, loft-like one-bedroom condo in a classic brick Victorian row home.”

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1. 31 Rutland Street #2

31 Rutland Street #2, Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Friday, 3:00-4:00PM; Saturday, 10:00-12:00PM; Sunday, 12:00-2:00PM
Price: $999,999
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage:1,211
The Pitch: “The top floor features a loft-style open layout with a sunny living room with gas fireplace, built-ins and maple floors with cherry inlay.”

31 Rutland Street #2
Boston, MA 02118

2. 1313 Washington Street #428

1313 Washington Street #428, Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:30PM
Price: $909,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage:988
The Pitch: “Have it all: location, amenities and views!”

1313 Washington Street #428
Boston, MA 02118

3. 196 W Canton Street #1

196 West Canton Street #1, Boston, MA 02116

Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:30PM
Price: $884,900
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,089
The Pitch: “Open living/dining/kitchen area on garden level with direct access to a large patio perfect for entertaining.”

196 West Canton Street #1
Boston, MA 02116

4. 15 Waltham Street #B301

15 Waltham Street, Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Sunday, 2:00-3:00PM
Price: $879,000
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,103
The Pitch: “Sun drenched corner 2 bedroom 2 bath home with garage parking, storage and elevator.”

15 Waltham Street
Boston, MA 02118

5. 39 Gray Street #1

39 Gray Street #1, Boston, MA 02116

Open House: Friday: 3:00-5:00PM; Saturday, 2:00-4:00PM; Sunday, 12:30-2:00PM
Price: $849,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 994
The Pitch: “Gray Street is a highly sought after quiet, tree-lined, one way, block party style street.”

39 Gray Street #1
Boston, MA 02116

6. 684 Tremont Street #6

684 Tremont Street #6, Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Friday, 2:00-3:30PM; Saturday, 12:00-1:30PM; Sunday, 12:00-1:30PM
Price: $799,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 956
The Pitch: “Beautifully appointed, completed renovation in 2007, 2-bedroom penthouse condo in the heart of Boston's vibrant South End.”

684 Tremont Street #6
Boston, MA 02118

7. 496 Columbus Avenue #6

496 Columbus Avenue #6, Boston, MA 02118

Open House: Saturday, 11:30-1:00PM; Sunday, 11:30-1:00PM
Price: $789,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 881
The Pitch: “Unique corner location with windows on three sides and skylights has great light and views of the Back Bay skyline from your private roof deck.”

496 Columbus Avenue #6
Boston, MA 02118

8. 230-232 W Newton Street #E

232 West Newton Street, Boston, MA 02116

Open House: Saturday, 12:30-2:00PM; Sunday, 11:30-1:30PM
Price: $649,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 712
The Pitch: “This two bedroom home with private deck offers views of Sparrow Park and the Back Bay skyline.”

232 West Newton Street
Boston, MA 02116

9. 15 Holyoke Street #1

15 Holyoke Street #1, Boston, MA 02116

Open House: Saturday, 11:30-1:00PM; Sunday, 11:30-1:00PM
Price: $529,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 805
The Pitch: “Spacious, loft-like one-bedroom condo in a classic brick Victorian row home.”

15 Holyoke Street #1
Boston, MA 02116