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What $499,000 Buys You in the Boston Condo Market

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One of the busiest price points in the Boston condo market right now is $499,000. Don't ask us why. Maybe it's an aversion to round numbers; maybe it's a marketing thing. Whatever the reason(s), here are 10 units around the city asking exactly just that. We had to include those with pending deals because, frankly, condos go that fast in Boston. Those under agreement, however, were not included. And those that have closed are gone; you missed your chance.


· Greater Boston Condo Sales: WTF and Other Measures [Curbed Boston]
· Our Curbed Maps archive [Curbed Boston]

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1. 45 Vinton Street, #4

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45 Vinton Street
Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,161
The Pitch: "Condo offers spacious layout with an open concept kitchen flowing into the living room. Kitchen features stone counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and 42-inch cabinets."

2. 58 East Springfield Street, #3

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58 East Springfield Street
Boston, MA 02118

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 605
The Pitch: "With the high ceilings and with an open concept this unit seems bigger than it really is. The condo also features a separate den hardwood floors through out, modern, fully applianced kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and WASHER AND DRYER in unit."

3. 50 B Street, #2

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50 B Street
Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,250
The Pitch: "Beautifully appointed Condo. Open floor plan Living / Dining room with gas fireplace. Chef's kitchen w/ Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite counter top and Island."

4. 169 Bowen Street, #2

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169 Bowen Street
Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,000
The Skinny: "Trendy City Side Location - Top Builder Delivers Three Brand New Two Bedroom, Two Bath Units With All The Bells and Whistles, Smart Home Technology Security and Audio Sytem, Open Concept Living Area..."

5. 44 Mill Street, #1

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44 Mill Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 2,388
The Pitch: "Features a Grand entrance, over 10 ft ceiling, this bi-level unit offers gleaming hardwood throughout, marble fireplace in living rm, detailed built-in wood cabinets and frames, 2 large bedrms on the first floor, 1 with a marble fireplace..."

6. 12 National Street, #B

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12 National Street
Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,265
The Pitch: "The upper level master bedroom features a large ensuite bathroom with "'his and her' sinks, as well as great views of Boston's skyline. It has a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances."

7. 832 East 2nd Street, #3

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832 East 2nd Street
Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 829
The Pitch: "Top floor bright and sunny penthouse with 2 decks including a roof deck with city views and views of the cruise ship terminal."

8. 332 Jamaicaway, #101

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332 Jamaicaway
Boston, MA 02130

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,704
The Pitch: "Gorgeous Pondside Condo with Private Courtyard. Renovated Open Living Space with High Ceilings, Kitchen with Island, Granite Counter Tops & Slate Floor opens to Huge Atrium Living Room..."

9. 2 Marlborough Street, #1

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2 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 660
The Pitch: "This stunning loft with a bedroom alcove boasts the best location on Marlborough Street, right by the public garden, in a quaint brownstone building. It has an open floor plan with an open living and dining area."

10. 114 Appleton Street, #2

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114 Appleton Street
Boston, MA 02116

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 608
The Pitch: "Soaring ceilings in the South End you have been waiting for! Located in a bow front building, this parlor floor home is close to everything the Back Bay and South End have to offer."

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1. 45 Vinton Street, #4

45 Vinton Street, Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,161
The Pitch: "Condo offers spacious layout with an open concept kitchen flowing into the living room. Kitchen features stone counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and 42-inch cabinets."

45 Vinton Street
Boston, MA 02127

2. 58 East Springfield Street, #3

58 East Springfield Street, Boston, MA 02118

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 605
The Pitch: "With the high ceilings and with an open concept this unit seems bigger than it really is. The condo also features a separate den hardwood floors through out, modern, fully applianced kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and WASHER AND DRYER in unit."

58 East Springfield Street
Boston, MA 02118

3. 50 B Street, #2

50 B Street, Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,250
The Pitch: "Beautifully appointed Condo. Open floor plan Living / Dining room with gas fireplace. Chef's kitchen w/ Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite counter top and Island."

50 B Street
Boston, MA 02127

4. 169 Bowen Street, #2

169 Bowen Street, Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,000
The Skinny: "Trendy City Side Location - Top Builder Delivers Three Brand New Two Bedroom, Two Bath Units With All The Bells and Whistles, Smart Home Technology Security and Audio Sytem, Open Concept Living Area..."

169 Bowen Street
Boston, MA 02127

5. 44 Mill Street, #1

44 Mill Street, Dorchester, MA 02122

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 2,388
The Pitch: "Features a Grand entrance, over 10 ft ceiling, this bi-level unit offers gleaming hardwood throughout, marble fireplace in living rm, detailed built-in wood cabinets and frames, 2 large bedrms on the first floor, 1 with a marble fireplace..."

44 Mill Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

6. 12 National Street, #B

12 National Street, Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,265
The Pitch: "The upper level master bedroom features a large ensuite bathroom with "'his and her' sinks, as well as great views of Boston's skyline. It has a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances."

12 National Street
Boston, MA 02127

7. 832 East 2nd Street, #3

832 East 2nd Street, Boston, MA 02127

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 829
The Pitch: "Top floor bright and sunny penthouse with 2 decks including a roof deck with city views and views of the cruise ship terminal."

832 East 2nd Street
Boston, MA 02127

8. 332 Jamaicaway, #101

332 Jamaicaway, Boston, MA 02130

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,704
The Pitch: "Gorgeous Pondside Condo with Private Courtyard. Renovated Open Living Space with High Ceilings, Kitchen with Island, Granite Counter Tops & Slate Floor opens to Huge Atrium Living Room..."

332 Jamaicaway
Boston, MA 02130

9. 2 Marlborough Street, #1

2 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA 02116

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 660
The Pitch: "This stunning loft with a bedroom alcove boasts the best location on Marlborough Street, right by the public garden, in a quaint brownstone building. It has an open floor plan with an open living and dining area."

2 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116

10. 114 Appleton Street, #2

114 Appleton Street, Boston, MA 02116

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 608
The Pitch: "Soaring ceilings in the South End you have been waiting for! Located in a bow front building, this parlor floor home is close to everything the Back Bay and South End have to offer."

114 Appleton Street
Boston, MA 02116