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Boston Price Comparison: What $650,000 Buys Right Now

Including in Charlestown, Mission Hill, and the North End

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Boston is one of the few cities in North America where $650,000 grants a buyer a mere toehold in the housing market. Our latest Curbed Comparisons map looks at just what that sum buys around the city, including in Charlestown, the North End, Jamaica Plain, and Mission Hill.

These properties range from brand-new condos to single-families in need of some serious TLC. Check 'em out.

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1. The Lucas, #1C

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136 Shawmut Ave
Boston, MA 02118

This 907-square-foot 1-BR, 1-BA will be one of 33 new condos carved from an old church in the South End. It's asking $650,000 even and has a $258 condo fee. It also includes a private deck and access to amenities such as a gym.

2. 44 Creighton Street

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44 Creighton St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

This 1,500-square-foot single-family in central JP is also asking $650,000. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and enough parking for three cars.

3. 174 Fisher Avenue

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174 Fisher Ave
Boston, MA 02120

Another single-family asking $650,000, this one has three bedrooms, one full bathrooms, and two halves. It's 1,457 square feet and has a deck, too.

4. 150 Dorchester Avenue, #110

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150 Dorchester Ave
Boston, MA 02127

This 1,183-square-foot 2-BR, 1-BA has oversized windows in each room and 10-foot ceilings throughout. The asking is an even $650,000. It's currently under contract. (The association fee is not available.)

5. 142 Commercial Street, #405

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142 Commercial Street
Boston, MA 02109

Another $650,000 condo under asking, but we'll look anyway because it gives a good sense of what's for sale out there. This 1-BR, 1-BA runs to 795 square feet and includes a galley-style kitchen as well as a somewhat hefty fee of $426.

6. 2 Park Place

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2 Park Ln
Boston, MA 02130

This 2,264-square-foot single-family in JP is asking $650,000 and comes with a warning: It's being sold as is and needs "extensive renovations," according to the listing.

7. 10 Parker Street, #2

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10 Parker St
Charlestown, MA 02129

A 3-BR, 2.5-BA in the Somerville-Charlestown borderlands, this 1,405-square-foot duplex wants just under $650K ($649,999, to be exact). The condo fee is $150.

1. The Lucas, #1C

136 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118

This 907-square-foot 1-BR, 1-BA will be one of 33 new condos carved from an old church in the South End. It's asking $650,000 even and has a $258 condo fee. It also includes a private deck and access to amenities such as a gym.

136 Shawmut Ave
Boston, MA 02118

2. 44 Creighton Street

44 Creighton St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

This 1,500-square-foot single-family in central JP is also asking $650,000. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and enough parking for three cars.

44 Creighton St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

3. 174 Fisher Avenue

174 Fisher Ave, Boston, MA 02120

Another single-family asking $650,000, this one has three bedrooms, one full bathrooms, and two halves. It's 1,457 square feet and has a deck, too.

174 Fisher Ave
Boston, MA 02120

4. 150 Dorchester Avenue, #110

150 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02127

This 1,183-square-foot 2-BR, 1-BA has oversized windows in each room and 10-foot ceilings throughout. The asking is an even $650,000. It's currently under contract. (The association fee is not available.)

150 Dorchester Ave
Boston, MA 02127

5. 142 Commercial Street, #405

142 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109

Another $650,000 condo under asking, but we'll look anyway because it gives a good sense of what's for sale out there. This 1-BR, 1-BA runs to 795 square feet and includes a galley-style kitchen as well as a somewhat hefty fee of $426.

142 Commercial Street
Boston, MA 02109

6. 2 Park Place

2 Park Ln, Boston, MA 02130

This 2,264-square-foot single-family in JP is asking $650,000 and comes with a warning: It's being sold as is and needs "extensive renovations," according to the listing.

2 Park Ln
Boston, MA 02130

7. 10 Parker Street, #2

10 Parker St, Charlestown, MA 02129

A 3-BR, 2.5-BA in the Somerville-Charlestown borderlands, this 1,405-square-foot duplex wants just under $650K ($649,999, to be exact). The condo fee is $150.

10 Parker St
Charlestown, MA 02129