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Weekend open house tour: 9 Boston waterfront options that won’t break the bank

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As if buying a home in Boston isn’t a daunting enough task already, homes along the city’s waterfront often seem in an elusive class all their own, quickly reaching dizzying prices in the multi-million dollar range.

But this week’s open house tour proves that a waterside home doesn’t need to break the bank (by Boston standards at least).

There’s plenty to see, including condos around the established Waterfront wharves and the Charlestown Navy Yard to new-construction luxury homes on the Neponset River.

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Parris Landing, #1103

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Open House: Sunday, 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Price: $619,000
Size: 1-BR, 1.5-BA
Square Footage: 1,000
The Pitch: “This home has floor to ceiling windows, open floor plan, ample storage with walk-in closet, bonus office/guest space and a completely open, newly renovated kitchen.”

Parris Landing, #2107

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Open House: Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Price: $825,000
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,089
The Pitch: “This recently updated two-level condo is one of only eight units with private ground floor patio space, offering additional living space and is steps away from the pool.”

Flagship Wharf, #312

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Open House: Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.
Price: $869,000
Size: 1-BR, 1.5-BA
Square Footage: 997
The Pitch: “This available stunning residence is a great opportunity to purchase a spacious corner unit with beautiful harbor and park views.”

357 Commercial Street, #706

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Open House: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Price: $899,000
Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA
Square Footage: 1,700
The Pitch: “This condo includes a master suite, on the upper-level with a full en-suite bathroom, new carpeting, large closet, and a floor-to-ceiling double picture window with expansive city views.”

290 North Street, #3

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Open House: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.
Price: $825,000
Size: 1-BR, 1.5-BA
Square Footage: 1,016
The Pitch: “This new luxury residential building offers an updated contemporary living in the historical waterfront neighborhood.”

243 North Street, #8

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Open House: Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.
Price: $535,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 628
The Pitch: “Move right into this delightful upper level, sun-drenched condo in the heart of the North End, close to the waterfront, Greenway, and Faneuil Hall.”

1790 Columbia Road, #2

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Open House: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Price: $749,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 943
The Pitch: “Full of beautiful original detail with a newly renovated kitchen and bathroom, there may not be a better location or view in South Boston than this waterfront property.”

83 Walnut Street

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Open House: Sunday, 10-11:30 a.m

Price: $789,900

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square Footage: 2,602

The Pitch: “Located in the exclusive and sought after Port Norfolk neighborhood, this large two family is on a dead end street with direct water/park access.”

66 Taylor Street

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Open House: Sunday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Price: $949,000
Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA
Square Footage: 2,400
The Pitch: “This new construction four-level home with roof deck is nestled on the Neponset River and has easy access to walking and bike trails in the area.”

Parris Landing, #1103

Open House: Sunday, 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Price: $619,000
Size: 1-BR, 1.5-BA
Square Footage: 1,000
The Pitch: “This home has floor to ceiling windows, open floor plan, ample storage with walk-in closet, bonus office/guest space and a completely open, newly renovated kitchen.”

Parris Landing, #2107

Open House: Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Price: $825,000
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,089
The Pitch: “This recently updated two-level condo is one of only eight units with private ground floor patio space, offering additional living space and is steps away from the pool.”

Flagship Wharf, #312

Open House: Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.
Price: $869,000
Size: 1-BR, 1.5-BA
Square Footage: 997
The Pitch: “This available stunning residence is a great opportunity to purchase a spacious corner unit with beautiful harbor and park views.”

357 Commercial Street, #706

Open House: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Price: $899,000
Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA
Square Footage: 1,700
The Pitch: “This condo includes a master suite, on the upper-level with a full en-suite bathroom, new carpeting, large closet, and a floor-to-ceiling double picture window with expansive city views.”

290 North Street, #3

Open House: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.
Price: $825,000
Size: 1-BR, 1.5-BA
Square Footage: 1,016
The Pitch: “This new luxury residential building offers an updated contemporary living in the historical waterfront neighborhood.”

243 North Street, #8

Open House: Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.
Price: $535,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 628
The Pitch: “Move right into this delightful upper level, sun-drenched condo in the heart of the North End, close to the waterfront, Greenway, and Faneuil Hall.”

1790 Columbia Road, #2

Open House: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Price: $749,000
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 943
The Pitch: “Full of beautiful original detail with a newly renovated kitchen and bathroom, there may not be a better location or view in South Boston than this waterfront property.”

83 Walnut Street

Open House: Sunday, 10-11:30 a.m

Price: $789,900

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square Footage: 2,602

The Pitch: “Located in the exclusive and sought after Port Norfolk neighborhood, this large two family is on a dead end street with direct water/park access.”

66 Taylor Street

Open House: Sunday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Price: $949,000
Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA
Square Footage: 2,400
The Pitch: “This new construction four-level home with roof deck is nestled on the Neponset River and has easy access to walking and bike trails in the area.”