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Five Three-Bedroom Apartments for $2,500 or Less per Month

Find these affordable abodes in Dorchester and Brighton.

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Apartment hunting in Boston is overwhelming for a whole slew of reasons—heavy competition, pricing, and spiraling out of control on Craigslist are just a few of them. So, for your convenience, we’re highlighting a few Zumper listings with one unique characteristic. This round, it’s places asking $2,500 or less per month—because who has more than $3,000 to drop on a rental, anyway?

Below, peruse five three-bedroom apartments for rent in Boston for less than $2,500 per month.

1. 40 Melbourne Street #2, Dorchester
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2
Rent: $2,400 per month

With shiny hardwood floors and spacious, sunny rooms, this apartment in a renovated Dorchester three-decker is a sweet find. It has a brand-new kitchen with a dishwasher and two full bathrooms.


2. 4 Ransom Road #21, Brighton
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,400 per month

Steps from the B Line, this Brighton apartment has an abundance of space. The bathroom has double sinks, and the place is cat-friendly.


3. 6 Sanford Street #1, Dorchester
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,500 per month

This apartment in Dorchester’s Lower Mills neighborhood has maintained a wealth of antique details. There’s a soaking tub in the bathroom, plenty of built-ins, and several window seats.


4. 17 Pond Street #3, Dorchester
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2
Rent: $2,500 per month

This airy abode has a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and a breakfast bar. There are two full bathrooms in the apartment, as well as two decks—a small one in the front and a large one in the back.


5. 94 Beechcroft Street #32A, Brighton
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,500 per month

Not far from Washington Street, this apartment has a good amount of cabinet space in the kitchen. There’s a small porch and numerous large windows.

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