By: Demetrios Salpoglou
As housing prices in Boston continue to soar to record highs, it may give you the impression that buying a home in the city is an impossibility. While these reports may be intimidating to any buyer on a budget, a little research will uncover some pretty great options for homes for sale in Boston that you can afford. Here’s a list of five places you can grab for under $500,000.
3 bedroom Townhouse in Jamaica Plain
This condo or sale in Jamaica Plain has a lot to offer. The 3 bedroom, 6 rooms home includes 1 bath and covers 1,215 square feet and has two floors. The Town house style home goes for $275,000 with an estimated mortgage of $1,159 per month. A buyer will be required to pay a negotiation fee of $5,000 payable at closing, this fee is not financed. The 1905 home contains a heating and cooling system, baseboard heating, electric and gas heating, parking, and other features. The HOA fee is $323 per month. Located in a great neighborhood close to the city, this place has close access to a T-station, shopping, and nearby highway access.
Butterfly Brownhouse Condo
This condo in Roxbury, MA is a lovely home built in the 19th century. The 2 bedrooms, 2 baths house covers 1,400 square feet and has one floor, and features beautiful hardwood floors and brick throughout. Bathrooms and kitchens were recently finished, and it is move in ready. The condo goes for $499,000 with an estimated mortgage of $2,104 per month. The 1899 home contains central heating and cooling system, natural gas tank, master bathroom, parking, and other features. The HOA fee is at $199 per month. The condo has close access to public transportation, T-station, shopping, a private school, University, Beach, golf course, tennis court, stable, swimming pool, Laundromat, walk/jogging trails, and close highway access. The beach is easily accessible as it is located a walking distance away.
3 bedroom Colonial Home in West Roxbury
Located in 31 Linden Road West Roxbury, MA 02132, this is a classic Colonial home for sale built in the 19th century. The 3 bedrooms,2 baths, 7 rooms home covers 1,470 square feet and has two floors. The Single family unit goes for $469,000 with an estimated mortgage of $1,977 per month. The 1900 home contains a modern chef kitchen, natural lighting, central heating and cooling system, ready cable, 2 space-400 square feet parking garage, insulated windows, wooden and tile flooring, and other features. External features include a patio, deck, and porch. This home is close to nearby public transportation and shopping.
2 bedroom Condo in Brighton
12 Presentation Rd #2 Boston, MA 02135 is the location of a 19th century condo for sale. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home in Brighton covers 1,250 square feet with a Lot size of 2,822 square feet. This Presentation Hill home goes for $499,000 with an estimated mortgage of $2,522 per month. The 1925 home contains a heating and cooling system, large windows in the sitting room, eat-in kitchen, storage and laundry basement, dining room, and other features. External features include a slate roof, one car garage, rear porch, sun-room, and spacious backyard. Nearby gives you close access to public transportation, T-station, shopping, public school, and close highway access.
Penthouse Condo in East Boston
Built in 2006 and located in 142 Horace St #3 Boston, MA 02128, is a modern penthouse condo in East Boston The 2 bedrooms, 2 baths home covers 1,029 square feet. The home is priced at $485,000 and an estimated mortgage fee of $2,634 per month. The monthly HOA fee is $180. Internal features include hardwood floors, dining room, granite countertops, open floor plan, walk-in closet in the master room, a full ensuite, and a basement with an assigned storage. The neighborhood is close to Constitution beach and the Orient Heights/Wood Island T-stations.
Owning a home does not have to break the bank. With a bit of research and due diligence, one of these homes can easily be yours as soon as you want to. Get in touch with an agent to go see one of these homes today, great deals like these don’t stay on the market long!