What Kind of Real Estate Does Money Buy?

Looking to buy a house in the Greater Boston Area, but don’t know yet how far your money will get you? Look no further: we’ve rounded up the housing options available in Boston’s suburbs for someone looking to spend anything from just $200,000 to a million dollars.

By Courtney Hollands | Boston Magazine |

 

What You Get With $200-$250K

What House Can You Buy in a Boston Suburb for $200-250K?

A condo in a mansard-style home on Clam Point in Dorchester

Sold For: $202,500
Year Built: 1874
Stats: 975 sq. feet; 2 bedrooms, 1 bath

What House Can You Buy in a Boston Suburb for $200-250K?

A turreted single-family in Attleboro

Sold For: $215,000
Year Built: 1910
Stats: 1,556 sq. feet; 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths

What House Can You Buy in a Boston Suburb for $200-250K?

A Cape one mile from the beach in Plymouth

Sold For: $210,000 (short sale)
Year Built: 1994
Stats: 1,344 sq. feet on .27 acres; 4 bedrooms, 2 baths

 

Reporting  by  Courtney Hollands, Donna Garlough, Hannah  Lott-Schwartz, Renata  Brito, Diane  DeSantis, Madeleine  Coleman, and  Jon  Cheng. Illustrations by Jameson Simpson