Here’s What You Can Buy for $425,000 Right Now

From a three-bedroom in Dorchester to a four-bedroom in Eastie.

Homebuyers with a budget of $425,000 could probably swing a more than decent single-family home in the suburbs. In and around the city, though, and that budget tells a different story.

While it’s still possible to score a place to live in the $425,000 range in Boston, homes at this price point often lack in the square footage department. Still, there are gems to be found in Dorchester, East Boston, and beyond.

Here, find five examples of what you can buy for $425,000 right now.

Photo via Unit Realty Group, LLC

Photo via Unit Realty Group, LLC

1. 55 1/2 Bakersfield Street #2, Dorchester
Price: $425,000
Size: 1,314 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2

Photo via South End Realty Group

Photo via South End Realty Group

2. 12 Stoneholm Street #307, the Fenway
Price: $425,000
Size: 355 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1

Photo via Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro

Photo via Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro

3. 40 Buttonwood Street #1, Dorchester
Price: $425,000
Size: 984 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1

Photo via Thread Real Estate

Photo via Thread Real Estate

4. 407 Pleasant Street Unit 2A, Melrose
Price: $425,000
Size: 932 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 2

Photo via Perlera Real Estate

Photo via Perlera Real Estate

5. 51 Bennington Street #2, East Boston
Price: $424,900
Size: 1,225 square feet
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 2


Madeline Bilis Associate Editor at Boston Magazine @madelinebilis
mbilis@bostonmagazine.com