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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81 Cliff Street Quincy MA 02169

Quincy, MA81 Cliff Street

Price$509,900

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MLS Number 72894855

  • Single Family Detached
  • Next Open House: Sat 09/18 12:00 pm. to 2:00 pm.
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Rooms 6

Open House Sat & Sun 9/18 & 9/19. 12:00-2:00 Location. Location. Location. This wonderful cozy 3 bedroom home has oak hardwood floors throughout. Home has been upgraded with 3 Ductless Mini-Split A/C units and insulated windows. This is a great starter home. A little tender love and care is all that is needed. Minutes from the highway, South Shore Plaza and newly revitalized Quincy Square. Home is not in the flood zone. This home is priced to sell quickly. Don't miss out. Home to be sold "As Is" Offers will be reviewed on Tuesday 9/21 at 5:00 P.M. No showings until the open house on Saturday 9/18

Listed by Flavin & Flavin Realty,Inc.

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79 WINTER Street Waltham MA 02451

Waltham, MA79 WINTER Street

Price$479,900

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MLS Number 72896541

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Acreage 0.31

RARE FIND! GREAT STARTER HOME OR PERFECT FOR INVESTORS! SOME TLC NEEDED! SUNFILLED BRICK RANCH HOME FEATURING bright kitchen, spacious living room w/masonry fireplace, ceramic bath, semi-finished lower level family room/den w/walk-out , hardwood flooring throughout, newer vinyl windows, off street parking and more! Walk to brand new Prospect Park (across street) and City park (next door)! Very quick access to Rte 128, Rte 2 and Mass Pike!

Listed by Coldwell Banker Realty - Waltham

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22R Fay Road Framingham MA 01702

Framingham, MA22R Fay Road

Price$349,000

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MLS Number 72886460

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Rooms 4
  • Bathroom 1
  • Acreage 0.12

Great entry point into Framingham! This single family ranch style home has a comfortable open flow throughout and is located on a fenced-in level lot. The huge master bedroom boasts a grand wood burning fireplace, vaulted ceiling, a loft space and spacious walk-in closet. Hardwood flooring throughout the living room and bedrooms. Roof replaced 2010. Renovated tiled bathroom in 2018. 2017 hot water tank. New forced air heating system and Central A/C installed in 2013 - keep cool all summer long! Private backyard. Oversized storage shed with electricity offers more than just storage potential, a great space for a workshop or She-shed! Laundry hook-up off kitchen. 2 deeded parking spaces. Great commuter location near the train and major routes, walk to shopping, restaurants and parks. Great opportunity for a starter home, condo alternative or rental property!!

Listed by Realty Executives Boston West

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19 Packards Lane Quincy MA 02169

Quincy, MA19 Packards Lane

Price$449,000

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MLS Number 72894985

  • Single Family Detached
  • Next Open House: Sat 09/18 12:00 pm. to 1:30 pm.
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 6
  • Bedrooms 3

Bright and airy three bedroom on a private wooded lot. This cozy home is versatile with the primary bedroom on the first floor and two good size bedrooms on the second floor, hardwood floors throughout. Walk out basement offers opportunity for even more finished living space. The backyard provides a peaceful and tranquil hideaway perfect for gardening and exploring. The location can't be beat, less than a mile to Quincy Center and all the wonderful restaurants and shops it has to offer. Also walking distance to Quincy T station and just minutes from the highway. With a little sweat equity this home can be the perfect starter home or great for down-sizers as well. This home is being sold as is. All showings to begin at the open house on Friday Sept 17th from 4-5:30.

Listed by Allison James Estates & Homes of MA,LLC

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2 Phillips Boston MA 02114
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MLS Number 72870597

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 09/18 11:00 am. to 12:00 pm.
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 710

Great opportunity to live in a top floor 1 bed plus office/loft in a corner building in historic Beacon Hill. The unit features exposed brick and beamed architecture, fantastic natural sunlight and windows all around, including skylights, that all enhance the charm in this quintessential brownstone condominium. Recently updated with an open floor plan, there is a loft for sleeping and a traditional bedroom that is a great space to work from home. The open floor plan boasts wide plank floors, newly updated kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances, flowing into the dining and living space highlighted by a fireplace. Ideally situated close to MGH, financial district, and both Cambridge and Charles Streets, where one can enjoy full access to all of Beacon Hill's exceptional shopping and dining. Short walk to the Esplanade and Charles River, as well as Boston Common and the Public Garden. A great pied a terre, investment unit or starter home.

Listed by Charlesgate Realty Group,llc

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368 Granite Street Quincy MA 02169

Quincy, MA368 Granite Street

Price$339,900

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MLS Number 72431207

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 2
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Square Feet 942

Being sold with 372 Granite Location - Location - Location - Quincy !!! Fantastic starter home and perfect 1st time home with a little TLC . Ideal commuter location with easy access to Rte 3 and Rte 93, less than a mile walk to the Quincy Adams MBTA station or take the 238 Bus right at the corner to the station. Hurry and be in by the end of the year! Caution should be exercised by brokers and their clients during any inspection of the premises. - Brokers show all your buyers today - ALL REASONABLE OFFERS CONSIDERED-Take advantage of a great opportunity -Get it while you can! DO NOT walk on the property without appointment. Summertime BBQ.on back deck. 372 Granite Street,Quincy is also for sale and go to MLS # Property selling with 372 Granite -

Listed by Mass Realty Advisors

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56 Cottage Road Boston MA 02132
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MLS Number 72894698

  • Single Family Detached
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1,152

Suburbia in the city! This beautiful Cape is the chance of a lifetime to buy into a lovely starter home at today's entry-level price point. Find happiness in this charming home which has been recently updated and sits on a 7,000+ sqft lot. Updates include a new roof, a new heating system (forced hot air), a new hot water tank, new vinyl siding, and fresh paint throughout. This home is perfect for anyone commuting Downtown or looking to live in Boston with a bit of privacy. The property is conveniently located just minutes from the Hyde Park & Dedham lines, Beethovan & Joyce Kilmer schools, George Wright Country Club, Legacy Place (Dedham), and the West Roxbury Commuter Rail (Needham Purple Line). Major highways nearby include I-93, I-95, VFW Hwy, and Rt.138. ---------- Use GPS - 11 Grove Terrace West Roxbury to bring directly to driveway. Pull all the way down.

Listed by North Corner Realty

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15 Park Drive Boston MA 02215

MLS Number 72887441

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 660
  • Neighborhood The Fenway

Fantastic Opportunity For Both Investor or Owner Occupant! Affordable, Upper Floor Two Bedroom in One Of Fenway's Finest Condominiums - Lincoln Halls! Located at the top of the gorgeous Emerald Necklace Park System - The Gateway To The Fenway - It features: two very spacious bedrooms with large closets, several sun-filled windows, high ceilings, full kitchen with gas cooking, full tile bath, new paint, and more! Heat, Hot Water, Laundry, Storage, Elevator included in building! This Blue Chip Investment is a fantastic addition to anyone's portfolio as well as makes for a fantastic starter condo in one of Boston's hottest neighborhoods! Close to: Public Transportation, Longwood Medical Area, Kenmore Sq, Copley Sq, grocery, many restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and more!

Listed by Compass

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48 Waterman Road Boston MA 02131

Boston, MA48 Waterman Road

Price$599,000

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MLS Number 72881643

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 7
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Acreage 0.09

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!!! Ideal starter home in a desirable community, with easy access to downtown Boston. easy proximity to recreational parks, zoo, and playgrounds. convenient public transportation nearby but needs a little love and updating to make it your own. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, partially finished basement and a private yard with living rooms on both floors. needs some love and attention overall. Washer/Dryer included in sale. Showings available between 5-7 pm daily. MASKS AND ALL COVID-19 PROTOCOLS SHOULD BE FOLLOWED.

Listed by Citylight Homes LLC

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32 Quashnet Road Mashpee MA 02649

Mashpee, MA32 Quashnet Road

Price$319,900

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MLS Number 72890945

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Rooms 5
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 629

Great starter home or vacation home in this quiet area of Mashpee. Newly renovated and move-in ready, this home boasts two bedrooms, one bath, eat-in kitchen with a very private, fenced yard. Forced hot air fueled by natural gas. Convenient location -close to Mashpee Commons and a short drive to South Cape Beaches in Mashpee. Nearby equestrian activities and walking path. Lots of parking with both a circular and side driveway. The backyard is peaceful and serene. Roof in 2011, freshly painted exterior, back deck and patio offer unlimited outdoor entertainment areas. Includes washer/dryer/fridge/ gas stove. A must see at a great price!

Listed by Today Real Estate,Inc.

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39 Mount Hood Road Boston MA 02135

MLS Number 72829495

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 572
  • Neighborhood Brighton

PRICE DROP**Investor Alert. A great turn key one bedroom condo close to the B,C and D Green Lines. Also, within walking distance to Whole Foods and parks. This charming Garden Level one bedroom condo is perfect for a student going to BU or BC. Unit gets plenty of sunshine, has nice hardwood floors, a full kitchen and a nice view of the outside. A perfect unit for an owner occupant looking for a starter property or an investor. The condo complex is professionally managed with a low condo fee. Condo includes an American Home Shield Essential Home Warranty Plan. Overall just a great value in an excellent location! **Open House Sunday, September 12th from 12-2pm**

Listed by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate

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20 Ward Street Boston MA 02127

MLS Number 72890270

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 685
  • Neighborhood South Boston

A perfect starter condo, investment property or home for a student! This sunny, well maintained second floor home is steps to the Red Line and in the heart of desirable South Boston! The small three unit association has ultra low condo fees and is in excellent condition. Enjoy amenities rarely found at this price point, not limited to central air, private outdoor space and in-unit laundry! The kitchen with gas range and wine refrigerator is open to the living room. Stay warm on those chilly nights with a gas fireplace. Both bedrooms fit a queen size bed.

Listed by Olde Forge Realty

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100 Crane Street Dedham MA 02026

Dedham, MA100 Crane Street, Oakdale

Price$474,900

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MLS Number 72880628

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Acreage 0.14

Amazing starter home located in the Oakdale neighborhood of Dedham. This home is perfect for first time homeowners or downsizers. This 2/3 bedroom home has lots of indoor living space and a large level back yard/deck for outdoor entertainment, There is plenty of space in the basement and crawl space in the attic for storage. Within walking distance to the commuter rail and schools, and a short drive to the highway and shopping centers. Come see it and make it your new home.

Listed by OnyxGroup Realty LLC

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14 Fairbanks Road Framingham MA 01701

Framingham, MA14 Fairbanks Road

Price$429,897

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MLS Number 72887090

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Acreage 0.44

Are you seeking convenience and easy access to all that Framingham has to offer? Need to be a quick hop to major routes 90 Mass Pike/Rte. 9/Rte. 495, or Framingham State Univ.? Maybe you want to be close to shopping galore (Natick Mall/Shoppers World), casual & fine dining and more --- all in a neighborhood setting! Relax on the covered deck and play or run the dog in the fully fenced yard that is also accessible from the walk-out basement. Two bedrooms and comfortable living space with high ceilings, pantry storage area & entryways/mudrooms on the front & rear doors. Eat-in-kitchen with plenty of cabinets & counter space for cooking and entertaining. Many areas are freshly painted, updated bathroom, lighting fixtures and wood flooring throughout. Many newer windows and insulation added (Mass Save) along with digital smart thermostat. Great home for the starter or downsizing buyers & easy to show.

Listed by ERA Key Realty Services- Fram

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29 Marlborough Street Boston MA 02116

MLS Number 72888227

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 462
  • Neighborhood Back Bay

Located just steps from the Public Garden on the first block of Marlborough Street, this garden one-bedroom has been updated with elegant finishes. The open-concept floor plan offers generous space for living and dining, as well as the kitchen that is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances including a gas range and dishwasher. Features include a decorative fireplace, sophisticated crown and panel moulding throughout the unit, full height windows, recessed lighting, wood floors and common laundry. This residence is a wonderful option for a starter city home, pied-a-terre or an investor rental opportunity in a professionally managed building at a premier address.

Listed by Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate

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132 Myrtle Street Waltham MA 02453

MLS Number 72871572

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 730

OH Sat 8/28 11-1 PM. Renovated bright first floor Pet Friendly Condo in 4-unit building will make a great starter home or investment/rental property! Updates include new hardwood floors, living room w/built-in electric fireplace, completely updated bathroom, new designer plantation shutters for all rooms, & marble kitchen backsplash. The interior of the house was recently painted, has updated plumbing & electrical, and 3 yr old heating system. Monthly HOA is very affordable at only $150 per month that includes water/sewer, exterior/common area maintenance, master insurance, and reserves. Extra (unit deeded) 300 sq ft storage room in clean basement w/separate washer & dryer (included). Newly landscaped yard plus security system. Condo conversion done 2005. New roof Sept 2019! Home is located within the vibrant and revitalized town of Waltham, close to Moody St, and only 2 blocks from public transportation. Enjoy dining at some of the finest restaurants in the area!

Listed by StartPoint Realty

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453 East Main Milford MA 01757

Milford, MA453 East Main

Price$189,900

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MLS Number 72861045

  • Land Residential
  • MLS Status Active
  • Acreage 0.67

Builders or Home owners who want to build own home. Take Notice. Nice size flat piece of land. Close to Holliston line. Close to all major routes and trains. Removal of trailer and addition needed prior to any building can start. This is near an area of newer homes and has good depth for lot. Nice size to have a down sizer or starter home with good size yard and central location. Septic design is done and ready to be used if chosen by buyer. ALL permits and licenses to be needed for removal of Mobile home with addition and construction of new home are buyers responsibility. Water and Gas service on site. Milford not allowing new builds with a water supply. This has 1 already there.

Listed by Century 21 The Real Estate Group

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160 Salem Street Boston MA 02113

MLS Number 72815936

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 497
  • Neighborhood North End

Ideal one bedroom located directly across from the Old North Church. Outstanding value and best deal on North End condo. Large, common roofdeckfeatures gorgeous Boston city skyline. Well laid out floorplan lives much larger than the square footage. Sunny, charming and high ceilings throughout. Largebedroom with walk-in closet. Wood flooring. Nice open concept kitchen/living space with endless potential. Updated bathroom with tub. Easy walk up - only2 flights. Perfect for first time home buyer, as a starter condo or investor unit. This brick building offers spacious hallways making furniture move in a dream.Quiet, side street facing living areas and bedroom with large closet. Low condo fee includes heat and hot water! This home is located in the heart of theNorth End's most sought after restaurants, historic sites, charming cafes and shops. T stops, Financial District, Waterfront, Seaport and Faneuil Hall withinsteps of your building's front door.

Listed by Engel & Volkers Boston

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