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East Boston open house tour: 7 options for under $550,000 each

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East Boston in recent years has morphed from one of Boston’s more affordable enclaves to an increasingly expensive one because of new development.

This weekend’s open house tour looks at some of the neighborhood’s (relatively) more affordable units for sale: Each is asking under $550,000. Expect to find a mixture of renovated condos, new construction, and fixer-uppers.

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1. 24 Bremen Street, #2

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24 Bremen Street
Boston, MA 02128

Open house: Saturday, 1-1:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1-1:45 p.m.

Price: $495,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 760

The pitch: “This condo has a private covered balcony that was built of steel and concrete and a private manicured fenced-in yard.”

2. 18 Chelsea Street, #1

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18 Chelsea St
Boston, MA 02128

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

Price: $515,000

Size: 1-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 704

The pitch: “This condo has one bedroom, two full baths, and a dedicated office. The office could easily be used as a second bedroom.”

3. 53 Lexington Street, #2

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53 Lexington St
Boston, MA 02128

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $499,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 700

The pitch: “New construction condo with  open concept kitchen/living area and high ceilings.”

4. 64 Frankfort Street, #3

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64 Frankfort St
Boston, MA 02128

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $435,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 656

The pitch: “Located in the Jeffries Point neighborhood, this gut rehab building features exposed brick and all new finishes.”

5. 50 Putnam Street, #2

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50 Putnam St
Boston, MA 02128

Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $429,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 643

The pitch: “Renovated condo in the Eagle Hill area has been updated with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and Nest thermostat.”

6. 213 East Eagle Street, #2

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213 E Eagle St
Boston, MA 02128

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

Price: $549,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,119

The pitch: “This new luxury condo is nearing completion and is a short walk to the Blue Line T Station.”

7. 841 Saratoga Street, #2

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841 Saratoga St
Boston, MA 02128

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

Price: $484,900

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,217 

The pitch: “This recently converted three-bedroom has a covered deck, comes with two tandem deeded parking spaces and additional storage.”

Editor’s note: Photos are via listing brokers or brokerages, which are linked to where possible.

1. 24 Bremen Street, #2

24 Bremen Street, Boston, MA 02128

Open house: Saturday, 1-1:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1-1:45 p.m.

Price: $495,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 760

The pitch: “This condo has a private covered balcony that was built of steel and concrete and a private manicured fenced-in yard.”

24 Bremen Street
Boston, MA 02128

2. 18 Chelsea Street, #1

18 Chelsea St, Boston, MA 02128

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

Price: $515,000

Size: 1-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 704

The pitch: “This condo has one bedroom, two full baths, and a dedicated office. The office could easily be used as a second bedroom.”

18 Chelsea St
Boston, MA 02128

3. 53 Lexington Street, #2

53 Lexington St, Boston, MA 02128

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $499,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 700

The pitch: “New construction condo with  open concept kitchen/living area and high ceilings.”

53 Lexington St
Boston, MA 02128

4. 64 Frankfort Street, #3

64 Frankfort St, Boston, MA 02128

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $435,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 656

The pitch: “Located in the Jeffries Point neighborhood, this gut rehab building features exposed brick and all new finishes.”

64 Frankfort St
Boston, MA 02128

5. 50 Putnam Street, #2

50 Putnam St, Boston, MA 02128

Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $429,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 643

The pitch: “Renovated condo in the Eagle Hill area has been updated with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and Nest thermostat.”

50 Putnam St
Boston, MA 02128

6. 213 East Eagle Street, #2

213 E Eagle St, Boston, MA 02128

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

Price: $549,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,119

The pitch: “This new luxury condo is nearing completion and is a short walk to the Blue Line T Station.”

213 E Eagle St
Boston, MA 02128

7. 841 Saratoga Street, #2

841 Saratoga St, Boston, MA 02128

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

Price: $484,900

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,217 

The pitch: “This recently converted three-bedroom has a covered deck, comes with two tandem deeded parking spaces and additional storage.”

Editor’s note: Photos are via listing brokers or brokerages, which are linked to where possible.

841 Saratoga St
Boston, MA 02128