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Boston Price Comparison: What $1M Buys Right Now

Including in Dorchester, Southie, and the South End

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The magic sum of $1,000,000 still buys quite a lot of Boston real estate, even as the city's luxury prices scale ever upward. Our latest Curbed Comparisons reveals that $1M nabs a shiny, new condo in a shiny, new development just as well as it nabs a grand, old house dating from decades ago. As always, location determines a lot of what one gets and for how much in the end. Have a look around.

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1. 25 Barrington Road

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25 Barrington Rd
Dorchester Center, MA 02124

This Dorchester mansion drew quite a bit of attention when it dropped earlier this month for $1,050,000. The tag itself is noteworthy for Boston's largest neighborhood by area. The 5-BR, 3.5-BA runs to 4,600 square feet.

2. 427 Pond Street, #B

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427 Pond St
Boston, MA 02130

This 4-BR, 3-BA condo is 3,458 square feet and asking $1,049,000. Flourishes include a more than 1,100-bottle wine cellar and a living room that is 35 feet long. The condo fee is a low, low $47.

3. 127 Bellevue Street

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127 Bellevue St
Boston, MA 02125

This 5-BR, 2.5-BA house includes a finished third floor. It's 3,405 square feet and asking $1,049,000 following a $100K price-chop on June 8.

4. 285 Columbus Avenue, #703

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285 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02116

The seventh-floor 2-BR, 2-BA is 1,011 square feet. It's asking $1,049,000 and has a condo fee of just $72. There is access to a common roof deck atop the full-service building.

5. 43 Winter Street, Suite 2

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43 Winter St
Boston, MA 02108

The 2-BR, 1.5-BA stretches to 1,435 square feet and has 15 windows. It's asking $1,025,000 with a condo fee of $46.

6. 488 DOT, #41

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488 Dorchester Ave
Boston, MA 02127

This 1,352-square-foot 2-BR, 2-BA is one of 33 condos in the new Southie development. A spiral staircase will lead to a private roof deck and there will be speakers in the ceiling. The going rate for all of it? $1,025,000, plus a heft $833 condo fee.

7. 717 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 5A

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717 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02111

Clocking in at an even $1,000,000 is this 2-BR, 1-BA spread over 1,472 square feet. The condo fee is $637.

1. 25 Barrington Road

25 Barrington Rd, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

This Dorchester mansion drew quite a bit of attention when it dropped earlier this month for $1,050,000. The tag itself is noteworthy for Boston's largest neighborhood by area. The 5-BR, 3.5-BA runs to 4,600 square feet.

25 Barrington Rd
Dorchester Center, MA 02124

2. 427 Pond Street, #B

427 Pond St, Boston, MA 02130

This 4-BR, 3-BA condo is 3,458 square feet and asking $1,049,000. Flourishes include a more than 1,100-bottle wine cellar and a living room that is 35 feet long. The condo fee is a low, low $47.

427 Pond St
Boston, MA 02130

3. 127 Bellevue Street

127 Bellevue St, Boston, MA 02125

This 5-BR, 2.5-BA house includes a finished third floor. It's 3,405 square feet and asking $1,049,000 following a $100K price-chop on June 8.

127 Bellevue St
Boston, MA 02125

4. 285 Columbus Avenue, #703

285 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116

The seventh-floor 2-BR, 2-BA is 1,011 square feet. It's asking $1,049,000 and has a condo fee of just $72. There is access to a common roof deck atop the full-service building.

285 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02116

5. 43 Winter Street, Suite 2

43 Winter St, Boston, MA 02108

The 2-BR, 1.5-BA stretches to 1,435 square feet and has 15 windows. It's asking $1,025,000 with a condo fee of $46.

43 Winter St
Boston, MA 02108

6. 488 DOT, #41

488 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127

This 1,352-square-foot 2-BR, 2-BA is one of 33 condos in the new Southie development. A spiral staircase will lead to a private roof deck and there will be speakers in the ceiling. The going rate for all of it? $1,025,000, plus a heft $833 condo fee.

488 Dorchester Ave
Boston, MA 02127

7. 717 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 5A

717 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02111

Clocking in at an even $1,000,000 is this 2-BR, 1-BA spread over 1,472 square feet. The condo fee is $637.

717 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02111