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.Read More
Boston Price Comparison: What $1M Buys Right Now
Including in Dorchester, Southie, and the South End
1. 25 Barrington Road
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.