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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354 Beacon Street Boston MA 02116
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MLS Number 72680027

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 370
  • Neighborhood Back Bay
  • Waterfront

Located in a classic, brick brownstone in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, this spacious and bright, garden-level, studio unit is perfect as a pied-a-terre, or starter home. The unit boasts tall ceilings, a full-height bow window with view of the Charles River, recessed lighting and hardwood floors. The living area offers a Murphy bed, brick mantel with electric fireplace, custom built-ins and space for sitting and dining. The kitchen has been renovated and has white cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher. Other highlights include an updated bath with a full-size tub, extra storage and laundry in the building. This professionally managed condominium is located close to Newbury Street, Copley Square and the Prudential Center. Pets are allowed with association approval.

Listed by Compass

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9 Whalen Lane Natick MA 01760

Natick, MA9 Whalen Lane

Price$485,000

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MLS Number 72703237

  • Multi-Family 2 Family
  • Total Parking Spaces 4
  • MLS Status Active
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1890

Charming 2 Family house in downown Natick. Both units are 1 bedroom units with living room and new kitchen. New flooring. Winterised garage with small bathroom and storage area. Perfect starter home. Walking distance to the restaurants and commuter rail. Easy to show!

Listed by Mohamed Salhi

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12 Rose Street Stoughton MA 02072

Stoughton, MA12 Rose Street, Unit F

Price$309,900

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MLS Number 72705499

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1,281

The Residences at Stoughton Junction is a young luxurious building that was built in 2006, and is centrally located in the town center within walking distance of the commuter rail station, police station, town hall, post office, food shopping, restaurants, and all area amenities. This is a rare offering of a beautiful and spacious 3rd floor condo unit at this highly desirable complex you won't want to miss out on. Unit comes with a designated parking spot, and has an elevator in the building. Open living concept with a large gas fireplaced living room, dining room, and modern kitchen with granite countertop, breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances. Good sized bedrooms, and a master suite with walk-in-closet and full bathroom. There is in-unit laundry for added convenience. Whether you're looking for a starter home, something to downsize into, or an investment property to add to your portfolio, this unit makes good financial sense. Private showings by appointment only.

Listed by Keller Williams Realty

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3417 Washington Street Boston MA 02130
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MLS Number 72705594

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sun 08/9 12:00 pm. to 1:30 pm.
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 866

Stylish condo in sought after location, in hot & hype Jamaica Plain. Come see this perfectly sized starter deleaded condo with 2 bed, 1 bath & 1 parking space. 1st floor condo features stylish & renovations,beautiful natural pine floors,updated kitchen with sleek cabinets & modern white quartz counter top,island perfect for entertaining, contemporary tiled,renovated bathroom. Exterior features new vinyl siding,replacement windows through out. Location provides ease of commute and walking location to most things of interest. 14 minutes walk to Centre St in Jamaica Plain & Egelston Sq. Only 6 minutes walk to Green St T stop. 12 minutes walk to Forest Hills T stop. 19 minutes walk to Jamaica Pond & Boat House. Convenient to Arnold Arboretum, Franklin Park Zoo. Video tours available. Great opportunity to buy this wonderful condo under $500K. Priced attractively to sell.

Listed by Compass

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478 Beacon Street Boston MA 02115

MLS Number 72702708

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 323
  • Neighborhood Back Bay

Front facing studio overlooking tree-lined Beacon Street in a professionally managed building. This rare opportunity for a starter city home, pied-à-terre or investment property features a spacious living area with two oversized windows providing wonderful natural light, fireplace, custom built-ins, and central kitchen. Elegant details of the original townhouse lend wonderful historic character to the property. Steps from the Charles River Esplanade, Kenmore Square, and the shops and restaurants of Newbury Street.

Listed by Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate

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1716 Central Street Stoughton MA 02072

Stoughton, MA1716 Central Street

Price$339,900

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MLS Number 72696767

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 08/8 11:00 am. to 2:00 pm.
  • Parking Spaces 5
  • Total Parking Spaces 5
  • MLS Status Price Changed

Nicely remodeled cape! Well blended mix of the charming old mixed with today's modern amenities this 4 bedroom house offers 2 driveways for your cars! Roof approx 5-6 years old, newer vinyl windows, newer wood deck for outdoor entertaining, a car port as well, eat in kitchen with 3 peninsula seating, hardwood floors, upgraded white cabinetry with granite counters, tiled back splash, stainless appliances with hood fan, full bath with tiled bath, tub/shower, living room/dining room combo space with hdwd flrs & wood fireplace, 1st floor laundry mudroom area, bonus sun room along with 2 bedrooms complete the 1st level & 2 add'l bedrooms on 2nd level with original wide plank floors (lower ceilings), newer heating system, 100 amp elec, hw tank (elec), perfect starter home for awesome town of stoughton! Close to shopping, restaurants, commuter rail & more!

Listed by WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Briarwood Real Estate

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10 Glenview Road Quincy MA 02169

Quincy, MA10 Glenview Road

Price$369,900

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MLS Number 72695832

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Total Parking Spaces 2
  • MLS Status Contingent
  • Year Built 1950

Don't let this hidden gem slip away! Fantastic locale. Pride of ownership. Why paying rent if you can own this terrific home. Close proximity to retail center, bus stops, schools, and nearby amenities. It is well kept and fantastic as a starter home or town home alternative or an opportunity for future expansion. Open floor plan concept style ranch home features bright and spacious living room opens to dining room and modern kitchen, hardwoods throughout, tastefully updated kitchen with maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances, updated bath (2020), oil furnace (2017), roof (2018), gas water heater (2017), beautiful backyard and patio to entertain friends and families during warmth seasons, basement can be utilized for extra storage or as a playroom. Current owner's improvements have set the stage for the next owner. Now it is your turn, with the sky as your limit in this wonderful home. This lovely home welcomes you with open-arms! All offers must be received by Tuesday, 7/28 by 5pm.

Listed by Success! Real Estate

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169 Lincoln Street Stoughton MA 02072

Stoughton, MA169 Lincoln Street

Price$349,900

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MLS Number 72701729

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 4
  • Total Parking Spaces 4
  • MLS Status Contingent
  • Year Built 1930

Stop renting and start building equity in this great starter home, with 7 rooms, 3-4 Bedrooms, 1.5 baths and 1839 GLA. Kitchen is nicely updated with granite and SS appliances and hardwood flooring comprises most of first floor and stairwell, giving you a head start in capturing not only a wonderful home, but likely your best investment. 1st floor has Bedroom or optional Home Office, while 2nd fl provides 3 Bedrooms with a bonus room which might be a nursery or space for easily developing walk in closet. Heating system is just a year old, while exterior has no fuss vinyl siding - Home is being sold as is but you've landed a opportunity to capture lightning in a bottle. Minutes from shopping and Commuter Rail. OH Sunday Aug 2 from 2:30-4pm by appt; Call ahead to secure specific time or first come/first served process in effect. Any offers are due by Tuesday 6pm.

Listed by William Raveis R.E. & Home Services

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113 Heritage Circle Falmouth MA 02536
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MLS Number 72700720

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 6
  • Total Parking Spaces 6
  • MLS Status Contingent
  • Year Built 1972

Welcome home to this sweet ranch in East Falmouth. With thoughtful recent updates this home is the perfect starter home or Cape Escape. Stainless steel appliances grace the updated kitchen, hardwood floors throughout most of the first floor, Central A/C, natural gas cooking & heating, and a newer roof are just some of the perks to this great home. Minutes to downtown, the coast, shopping, schools and MORE. This home has an oasis feel as you step into your back yard, double patios, a koi pond, and it all abuts private town land. Don't miss this affordable home as it is sure not to last.

Listed by Keller Williams Realty

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272 E Boston MA 02127

MLS Number 72676385

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 654
  • Neighborhood South Boston

One of the most affordable options for an updated 2 bedroom in the heart of Southie! You are greeted right away with high ceilings and natural light that flood the open concept kitchen, living, dining area. The kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and gas cooking. Both bedrooms comfortably fit queen sized beds- perfect for roommates or working from home, with large closets and additional overhead storage. Clean tile bath has a granite vanity and jetted tub as well as a newer stackable washer dryer. Hot water tank is less than 4 years old. Hardwood floors throughout. Perfectly located within proximity to all of Broadway's restaurants and shops, Foodie's Market, Seaport and with easy access to public transportation, both buses and the Redline T. Perfect starter home or investment property with only $150 condo fee and low taxes! Currently rented for $2800/mo!

Listed by Compass

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56 Morse Road Framingham MA 01701

Framingham, MA56 Morse Road

Price$369,900

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MLS Number 72688232

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • Total Parking Spaces 3
  • MLS Status Active
  • Year Built 1953

Fantastic location!! Own this for less than paying rent ! Wonderful opportunity to own this adorable, nicely finished ranch in situated on great lot in a lovely neighborhood just minutes to major highways and shops. Granite kitchen, 3 bedrooms, large living room, recessed lighting, ample size bedrooms and closets, updated systems and windows. Perfect starter or condo alternative! Large deck off kitchen for entertaining! leads to spacious yard. Huge basement..Please wear masks, 2 people at a time in property.

Listed by Pegasus Realty LLC

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23 Loring Street Boston MA 02127
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MLS Number 72694115

  • Single Family
  • MLS Status Contingent
  • Year Built 1890
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bathroom 1

A Westside Single-Family in need of some cosmetic updating...Sold “As Is”...Conveniently located just blocks from the W Broadway shops & Restaurants, and within walking distance to the Broadway T station...This is a great Starter house! Offers are due by 4 PM on Friday, July 24th.

Listed by Rooney Real Estate, LLC

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73 Homer Street Boston MA 02128

Boston, MA73 Homer Street, Unit 1

Price$409,000

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MLS Number 72612305

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1,020

Condo has all new plumbing in the building - private deck and fenced in backyard. Perfect starter home- great location for Airport Employees. Low condo fee includes maintenance, snow and trash removal, insurance and water. Hookup for washer and dryer.in basement Hardwood floors throughout. Washer and Dryer to Stay. Close to new charter school and new train station being built. CREATIVE FINANCING AVAILABLE - Buy this property with LESS than PERFECT Credit and no money down.

Listed by Windjammer Real Estate

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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
  • MLS Status Active
  • Year Built 1940
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bathroom 2

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 #

Listed by Mass Realty Advisors

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207 W Canton Street Boston MA 02116

MLS Number 72680581

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 724
  • Neighborhood South End

Thoughtful updates and A+ location combine to create perfect starter home/investment on lovely, tree lined street. Very few homes at this price point straddle South End/Back Bay, include deeded parking and have outdoor space/private entrance (without under-stoop door)! Move right in and enjoy seamless indoor/outdoor living between open living/kitchen & large patio. No space wasted with floor plan that includes in-unit laundry, bathroom w/ full tub and cozy, quiet bedroom w/ two closets (incl. custom walk-in). Countless recent renovations: central air (2019), bathroom renovation (2016), new hardwood flooring (2016), new kitchen appliances (2016), efficient washer/dryer combo (2018), brand new deck w/ privacy fence & electrical (2019), new furnace (2019), building-wide electrical updates (2017) and full exterior repointing & new roof (2017). Deeded parking is just outside the private entrance. Amenities, layout & location make life here in the heart of the city convenient and worry-free.

Listed by Compass

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135 Commonwealth Avenue Boston MA 02116

MLS Number 72608658

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 450
  • Neighborhood Back Bay

Commonwealth Ave & Dartmouth Street. Adorable Garden Level Back Bay Studio. Separate kitchen with stainless steel dishwasher & fridge. Hardwood floors, decorative fireplace, abundant closet/storage space and convenient free common laundry. Great starter home or investor condo with low condo fee & taxes. Steps to Copley Square, Newbury Street & public transportation.

Listed by Century 21 Cityside

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