Starter Homes in Greater Boston

If you have never owned a property before, why not check out some of our currently available starter home listings. These homes are perfect for both young couples searching for their first residence, as well as families seeking an affordable housing option in the Greater area of Boston. With such great access to a variety of amenities, including a short walk’s distance to the downtown district as well as rail stations for transport, granite kitchens with stainless steel appliances, front and backyard gardens, private driveways, and much more, it is no surprise as to why so many new families choose one of our starter homes in the Greater area of Boston. From quaint bungalows in Dedham, to charming cape style homes in Natick, there really is an option for everyone. Don’t miss out on a grand opportunity to own a supreme house, priced modestly. Begin exploring, now.

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92 Hollingsworth Street, Boston, MA

Price$300,000

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MLS Number 72412838

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sun 21st 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1900
  • Full Bath 1

FANTASTIC CONDITION BUNGALOW HOME in Mattapan just a short distance from the Blue Hill Ave Commuter Rail stop being constructed right now. Over 1000sqft of living space with gleaming wood floors. Two bedrooms, generous living room with fireplace, charming dining room with wood chair rail and period built in hutch. Eat in kitchen with updated appliances including gas stove, fridge, dishwasher, and stack washer & dryer. Ample basement with farmer sink. Boiler installed in 2010--all thermopane windows. Driveway for three or more cars off street, yard, and shed. Whether used as starter home or for a downsizer, this wonderful house has a lot to offer. About 100f0ft from the Mattapan Square Trolley stop--one of the very last places in North America to run historic PCC (1940s) rail cars. Quick access to rts 138, 28, 93 and bordering Milton and close to Quincy. OPEN HOUSE...SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21..2-3pm

Listed by Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty

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33 South, Medfield, MA 02052

Price$469,000

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Open House

MLS Number 72412427

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 20th 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Half Bath 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1800

NEW TO MARKET! Stunning 3-bedroom condo located on vibrant South Street; very close to Medfield town center. This location couldn't be any better as either a downsize or a starter home for those looking to walk to everything Medfield Center has to offer! This home has it all! There are three bedrooms and 1.5 baths. There is central air-conditioning and gas heat, gas cooking. There are 9-foot ceilings, hardwood floors and new carpets. Many more recent updates. A dedicated full basement area with cement floor for storage. Main floor has a large living room, kitchen with island counter seating, walk-in pantry, and adjacent dining room. Front to back yard views and sun-filled rooms. Expansive level back yard with brick patio for grilling and entertaining. Dedicated parking area. Low condo fee. Walk to all the local restaurants, coffee shops, grocery store and much more. Short distance to the commuter rail line to Boston and short drive to Rte 95. Move in condition, must see!

Listed by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Westwood

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1411 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118
Open House

MLS Number 72412447

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sun 21st 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1910
  • Full Bath 1

Perfect starter one bedroom home at Arlington Court, an elevator building in the heart of the South End. Features include spacious living room, updated kitchen and wood floors throughout. Common roof deck with panoramic skyline views. Convenient to all the wonderful neighborhood restaurants and boutiques.

Listed by Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro | Back Bay

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53 Paul Street, Newton, MA 02459
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MLS Number 72383168

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1968
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bedrooms 1

LOCATION Location Location - in the heart of beautiful Newton Center. NEAR everything - shops, restaurants, Crystal lake, Weeks Field and Green Line Subway. An elegant brick building with a strong association and PET-FRIENDLY environment. Great as both starter home or investment property with fantastic rental demand. SOUTH facing first floor unit with private shrub-lined balcony. Large bedroom with walk-in closet. Large living room currently DIVIDED into living and sleeping area using quality cabinets, which can stay or go (as per your request). Hardwood floors throughout. Professional management that takes care of exterior maintenance and snow removal. Low condo fee of $333 includes heat, hot water. Assigned one parking along with many guest parking spaces. In-building laundry and extra storage. Welcome to stress-free living!

Listed by Davekey Real Estate, LLC

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19 Cortes, Boston, MA 02116
Open House

MLS Number 72411698

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 20th 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1880
  • Full Bath 1

Lovely 2 Bed at the intersection of Bay Village and the South End with the added bonus of being a great investment at $791 per sq.ft! Unit spans 870sf in quaint building w/classic pocket door, transom windows and wide pine flooring details throughout. Nicely sized living room w/decorative mantle and box bay window overlooking charming streetscape. Kitchen accommodates dining and has been newly renovated with cherry cabinets, stainless appliances, ample workspaces & pantry. Both bedrooms are generous w/good closets and bath recently updated w/crisp white fixtures. Excellent association w/low fees. Common areas/roof deck with glorious city views have been newly renovated. The location is delight for all & a commuter's dream! Stroll leafy streets for recreation, cafes/restaurants of South End and adjoining Back Bay/Theatre District. Easy access to the Green & Orange Line T or hop directly onto Rte 93 or Pike. Great starter unit for urban living and investment - Everyone wins!

Listed by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Back Bay

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374 Winchester Street, Newton, MA
Active With Contract

MLS Number 72381747

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 4
  • Year Built 1940
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bathroom 2

Great Newton starter home!! Quaint single family with fantastic 7,500 sq ft lot. The lot size gives the potential to either add to the existing home or develop an entirely new property. Buyers please due your due diligence in regards to zoning and development options with the town of Newton. Superb location for commuters downtown, 95 and mass pike along with less than one mile proximity to Newton Highlands T stop and Newton South High School. Watch your home's value increase with the Needham St. Development that will dramatically transform Newton Upper Falls.

Listed by Lamacchia Realty, Inc.

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224 Turtle Pond Parkway, Boston, MA
Active With Contract

MLS Number 72408537

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1948
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bathroom 2

Starter home or investor/developer flip with great potential. Being sold AS IS, no guarantees or warranties. Hardwood floors throughout, sunroom has brand new hardwood floors. Extra-Large master bedroom and large second bedroom both on second floor. Third bedroom on first floor. Attached garage and nice sized lot. Many newer windows, big unfinished basement with bulkhead to back yard. Wood burning fireplace but no claims made as to it's condition! Will need a new furnace and roof. Estate sale. First time sold since it was built!

Listed by Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty

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73 Revere Street, Boston, MA 02114
Open House

MLS Number 72408915

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sun 21st 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1800
  • Full Bath 1

This Parlour level, 2-bedroom condo in the heart of Historical Beacon Hill, is conveniently located to Charles Street with its quaint shopping and local restaurants. Within close proximity to public transportation including the Red & Green Line T station, MGH, and Whole Foods this location is ideal. Offering a flexible, spacious floor plan with an eat-in kitchen, separate living room and the bedrooms are on the opposite ends of the home offering wonderful privacy. Additional features include hardwood floors, gas cooking, in unit laundry, and 3 exposures. Enjoy not only fireworks and evenings dining alfresco but also panoramic views of the Boston skyline and the Charles River from the common roof deck. This home is ideal for a starter condo, a pied-à-terre, an alternative to renting or investor unit. The building is professionally managed and pet friendly with approval from the trustees.

Listed by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - South End

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77 Gallivan Boulevard, Boston, MA
Active With Contract

MLS Number 72406150

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • Year Built 1925
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bathroom 2

Charming and spacious with a touch of nostalgia, this wonderful single family home awaits your TLC. If you're looking for the perfect starter home or downsizing, you've come to the right place. Three bedrooms, 1.5 baths, ample living area with formal dining room, hardwood floors, eat-in-kitchen, mudroom, private yard plus off street parking. Conveniently located just minutes away from some of Boston's coolest neighborhood eateries and cafés in either Milton Village or Ashmont. First showings are at the Open House, Sunday, October 7th from 12-1:30 PM.

Listed by RE/MAX Destiny

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58 Myrtle Street, Norwood, MA

Price$409,900

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MLS Number 72403197

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • Year Built 1955
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bathroom 3

ADORABLE CAPE IN ONE OF NORWOODS MOST DESIRABLE NEIGHBORHOODS - Perfect starter home for the first time buyer or a great spot for the down-sizer!!! First floor bedroom or play room with slider out to the deck overlooking the beautiful private back yard. Great spot to sit and enjoy a warm autumn evening. 2 Nice size front to back bedrooms upstairs - perfect for guests or a growing family. One car detached garage makes this a perfect spot to work on a car or a nice work shop. Short walk to Oldham School, center of town or public transportation.

Listed by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Westwood

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62 Solaris Road, Dedham, MA

Price$375,000

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MLS Number 72408243

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 4
  • Year Built 1880
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bathroom 1

Charming farmhouse colonial located at the end of a private cul de sac surrounded by newer homes. Well maintained with a newer tankless hot water heater. Other improvements include recent interior painting. Fantastic opportunity for a starter home or expand into a larger house. Enjoy the open floor plan with gorgeous hardwood floors and a fireplaced living room. The property is being sold "as is" first showing begin on Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Listed by RE/MAX Distinct Advantage

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27 Granite Avenue, Boston, MA
Open House

MLS Number 72363787

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 20th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Parking Spaces 1
  • Village Adams Village
  • Year Built 1900

Great starter home located on a corner lot in Adams Village, one of Boston's most desired neighborhoods. This home offers a formal dining room, nice size living room with plenty of natural sunlight and a completely renovated kitchen. The kitchen updates include new cabinets, stainless steal appliances, granite counter tops and tile floors. The second level has two spacious bedrooms with plenty of closet space and a recently renovated bathroom. The third bedroom is perfect for an office or nursery. The home also features a paved driveway, detached garage, fenced in yard and a nice size deck. Close to Ashmont Train Station, several new restaurants and shops, easy access to I-93, parks, and bike trails.

Listed by Conway Cityside - S. Boston

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204 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116
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MLS Number 72403757

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1862
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bedrooms 1

Located on Waterside Beacon between Clarendon and Dartmouth Street, this fourth floor studio home offers beautiful Charles River views and wonderful brownstone character with modern amenities, including recently updated kitchen, spacious bathroom, and wide plank wood floors. An intricately detailed fireplace adorns the living room as does elegant crown and baseboard mouldings throughout the unit. The eat-in kitchen has room for two bar stools and features quartz counters, stainless steel appliances and custom cabinetry. Outfitted with an elegant built-in Murphy bed, this apartment allows for a flexible floorplan with ample storage. Additional features include generous closet space, no cost common laundry, and a well-appointed lobby. A wonderful option for a starter city home, pied-a-terre or an investor rental opportunity just steps from the Esplanade. Advanced notice needed. Open House Sunday 12-1pm. Offers due Monday, October 8th by 12pm.

Listed by Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate

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26 Grandfield Street, Dedham, MA

Price$450,000

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MLS Number 72350683

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1917
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bathroom 2

Great starter home in a desirable neighborhood. 4 bedrooms,1 full bathroom and 1 half bathroom. Kitchen, living room, dining room and half bathroom on first floor. Second floor has 4 bedrooms and a full bathroom.

Listed by Centre Realty Group

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