But the coronavirus pandemic has upended just about everything housing market-wise, so these figures likely represent a peak for some time to come.
Yes, there were records galore for condo and townhouse trades during the three months ended March 30—but the signs of change are there due to coronavirus.
Never before have so many personal workspaces been cobbled together so fast in the Boston area as in the past three weeks.
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The condo also has central AC and one and a half bathrooms. Take a look around and then take your best guess re: the price.
The rowhouse dating from 1890 on the neighborhood’s northern fringe comes with the potential for four bedrooms.
The spread in this historic Boston neighborhood is only 480 square feet, but the price is right.
These stops include obvious pilgrimages such as the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and the Irish Famine Memorial, but also lesser-known ones.
Some of these ambles are more leisurely than others, and some will require a serious time commitment. All are worth it.
These numbers roam the historic neighborhood, from the gaslight district to the Navy Yard to the Bunker Hill Monument.
The monthly sum commands quite a bit in neighborhoods such as South Boston, Dorchester, and Mission Hill.
The 10-room, three-fireplace property dating from the 1840s has a contemporary look throughout.
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Two of the city’s oldest neighborhoods offer a few deals for first-time buyers.
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The sum can rent quite a bit farther out in Boston, in neighborhoods such as Hyde Park and Charlestown, but the pickings are smaller closer to downtown.
Most of the city’s core enclaves, including Back Bay, Beacon Hill, South Boston, and the South End, remain on the pricier side at the start of 2020. But there are some surprises.
A house in Charlestown, a one-bedroom in Back Bay—a million bucks goes in all sorts of directions in Boston at the start of 2020.
The circa-1885 spread comes with three bedrooms and two parking spots—but there is the matter of the bill.
East Boston, South Boston, Dorchester, and elsewhere—these two-bedrooms can be found throughout the city.
These newer listings from the Navy Yard to beyond Monument Square offer buyers thoroughly modern perches amid the neighborhood’s history.
These newer listings showcase what the sum can buy in Back Bay, the South End, South Boston, and elsewhere.
The historic Warren Street townhouse dates from 1808, and comes with four bedrooms as well.
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Some 25 percent of Curbed Boston readers nailed the correct asking here—but that asking came down.
Geography, infills, independence movements—all played roles in shaping the city’s positional vocabulary.
The spread runs to just 690 square feet and has hardwood floors throughout. What say you re: the rent? Take a look around and then take your best guess.
The Harvey at 480 Rutherford Avenue—part of a multi-building project—has been designed to be exceptionally environmentally friendly.
These newer offerings come from Dorchester, South Boston, Charlestown, and elsewhere.
Asking prices for these recent listings range as low as $499,000.
Builders have long underwritten transportation improvements or upgrades—now some say that’s transferrable to operations.
These include the oldest bar in Massachusetts and the oldest commissioned battleship on Earth.
These newer listings in Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Charlestown, and elsewhere offer lots of space and amenities.
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The pile dating from 1860 includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a courtyard.