Monday, April 1, 2013

What $500K Buys You In Beantown

What does $500K buy you in and around Boston? Let's take a look...you just may be surprised!

In South Boston, this lower bi-level is listed on the market for $519,000 (with an accepted offer). It features a shaker style cherry kitchen, hardwood floors throughout, crown moldings and yard. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and 1288 square feet. Last year we sold 130 condos priced between $450,000 and $550,000. Currently there is less than 2 months of supply in this price range. If you were ever considering selling, now is the time to schedule a consultation and consider your options.

Now let's take a look at Charlestown's Navy Yard. In coveted Parris Landing, this 1,000 square foot 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo offers many amenities including a pool and fitness center and 24/7 concierge and a parking space! All this for $525,000. There is just 3 months of inventory in this price range.
Just outside of Boston, 7 miles to the south, this adorable picturesque cape overlooking the Furnace Brook Golf Course is available for $525,000 this 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath home is a great condo alternative. It offers 2,295 square feet of living area. There are just 14 single family homes for sale in Quincy in this price range.
On the South Shore, just 30 miles outside of Boston, in the lovely seaside town of Marshfield, you can build a new 2,500 square foot home for $539,000 on almost a 1/2 acre of land. Your new home will feature 4 beds, 2.5 baths. There is just under 5 months of inventory in the $500,000 range. If you are considering a move, now may be the time to think about your options.

*Homes and Data pulled from MLS/Pinergy 4/1/2013

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