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Cambridge open house tour: 7 options this weekend for under $600,000

All are also under 1,000 square feet each

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Cambridge is one of the more expensive municipalities in the Boston region for buying a home. Yet there are relative deals to be had in the People’s Republic. Here are seven open houses this weekend as proof. The catch: All are also smaller than 1,000 square feet each.

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17 Ericsson Street, #3

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Open house: Saturday, 12:30-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-2 p.m.

Price: $560,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 992

The pitch: “Treetop condo with south and west facing exposure and private porch.”

1 Aberdeen Way, #109

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Open house: Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Price: $575,000

Size: 1-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 991

The pitch: “This loft-style condo features exposed brick, fifteen feet ceilings, and an open floor plan.”

8 Jackson Street, #8

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Open house: Saturday, 1:30-3 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Price: $599,900

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 898

The pitch: “This North Cambridge unit has upgrades including in-unit laundry, gas fireplace, and kitchen with granite and steel appliances.”

2353 Massachusetts Avenue, #5-1

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Open house: Saturday, 12:30-2 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30-4 p.m.

Price: $579,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 903

The pitch: “Located between Davis and Porter Square, this unit is in an elevator building has views from the 5th floor balcony.”

5 Arlington Street, #33

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Open house: Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $585,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 650

The pitch: “Located in the historic Oxford Courts, this unit is full of decorative features such as a fireplace, crown molding, and built-in cabinets.”

29A Tremont Street, #3

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Open house: Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Price: $434,800

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 688

The pitch: “Sun-filled top floor unit with refinished hardwood floors, walk in closets, basement storage locker and private rear porch area.”

100-A Hampshire Street, #3

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Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Price: $429,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 479

The pitch: “Located near Kendall Square, this unit has an eat-in kitchen, high ceilings, and private storage area with individual washer/dryer.”

Note: All photos via listings or listing brokerages, which are linked to where possible.

17 Ericsson Street, #3

Open house: Saturday, 12:30-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-2 p.m.

Price: $560,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 992

The pitch: “Treetop condo with south and west facing exposure and private porch.”

1 Aberdeen Way, #109

Open house: Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Price: $575,000

Size: 1-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 991

The pitch: “This loft-style condo features exposed brick, fifteen feet ceilings, and an open floor plan.”

8 Jackson Street, #8

Open house: Saturday, 1:30-3 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Price: $599,900

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 898

The pitch: “This North Cambridge unit has upgrades including in-unit laundry, gas fireplace, and kitchen with granite and steel appliances.”

2353 Massachusetts Avenue, #5-1

Open house: Saturday, 12:30-2 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30-4 p.m.

Price: $579,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 903

The pitch: “Located between Davis and Porter Square, this unit is in an elevator building has views from the 5th floor balcony.”

5 Arlington Street, #33

Open house: Saturday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $585,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 650

The pitch: “Located in the historic Oxford Courts, this unit is full of decorative features such as a fireplace, crown molding, and built-in cabinets.”

29A Tremont Street, #3

Open house: Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Price: $434,800

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 688

The pitch: “Sun-filled top floor unit with refinished hardwood floors, walk in closets, basement storage locker and private rear porch area.”

100-A Hampshire Street, #3

Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Price: $429,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 479

The pitch: “Located near Kendall Square, this unit has an eat-in kitchen, high ceilings, and private storage area with individual washer/dryer.”

Note: All photos via listings or listing brokerages, which are linked to where possible.