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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31 Baxter Street Quincy MA 02169
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MLS Number 72851602

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sun 06/27 12:00 pm. to 1:30 pm.
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 3
  • Square Feet 1,768

Charming victorian in the heart of historic Quincy. This spacious duplex home has 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 3 floors. The main floor hosts a large kitchen with ample cabinetry and an island with a a lovely overhanging rack. Bamboo floors, a bright central room flows into a living room featuring bay windows looking out on a charming garden with flowers blooming all Spring. Upstairs has two full-sized rooms, great for bedrooms or offices. New gas hot water heater installed in 2018. A spacious master bedroom steps out to a sprawling backyard, a rare mini-oasis with a recently updated deck &multi-level stone patio. A bit of paradise tucked away, the perfect playground or party area. Only .6 miles to the Quincy center T station. The red line &commuter rail make the trip to Boston a breeze! Quincy center offers delicious restaurants, the newly renovated commons, and several fun historical sites. If you looking for the ultimate starter home near Boston, this is it!

Listed by Success! Real Estate

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37 Saint Paul Brookline MA 02446

MLS Number 72840285

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 615
  • Neighborhood Coolidge Corner

If location is what you've been searching for, this is it! Nestled between Brookline's coveted Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, with one exclusive use assigned parking space, a stones throw to all of Brookline's best shops and restaurants, and the choice between TWO green line trains, all within 5-10 minutes distance, this well maintained one bedroom condo is the perfect starter home, dorm alternative, or investment property! Enjoy no wasted space in your floor plan, big sunny windows atypical of a garden level unit, large spacious bedroom with an abundance of storage, a separate deeded storage unit, and laundry on site! Don't miss out on a chance to own a property that will keep on giving!

Listed by SellBoston

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592 Columbus Avenue Boston MA 02118

MLS Number 72852136

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 762
  • Neighborhood South End

This ultra-functional two bedroom condo is a perfect starter home or investor unit. Featuring a desirable split bedroom layout with a large kitchen and an additional dining area in the middle, the unit offers turn-key living for its next occupant. The bathroom was recently renovated and the kitchen and in-unit laundry appliances are still young. Conveniently situated on Columbus Avenue, the dividing line between the vibrant hearts of both Back Bay and the South End, this location is across the street from a 66 unit luxury development that will bring a new feel to this area of the South End. Neighboring some of the city's largest universities, enjoy easy access to campus life, the MBTA Orange Line (Mass Ave station) and many other city amenities. There is a current lease in place until 8/31/2021.

Listed by Columbus and Over Group, LLC

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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

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!

Listed by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate

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40 Wentworth Stoughton MA 02072

Stoughton, MA40 Wentworth

Price$348,800

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MLS Number 72844116

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Acreage 0.17

Lovely two bedroom home with open kitchen and spacious living room. Enjoy your morning coffee on the sprawling back deck (2020) overlooking the tranquil backyard. One side of the yard is wooded/flanked by conservation land, you would never know you're living right downtown! Great mix of sun and shade. Large, raised 2 tier garden bed in the backyard as well. Oversized detached 1 car garage with ample second floor storage. Washer/dryer in the basement with plenty of storage. New insulation (2019) in the attic and the basement. A quick walk brings you to the new library, the post office, and the train station (7 minutes). Head over to Halloran Park just a few minutes away for playground fun and a basketball court. A great starter home or condo alternative & a commuters dream!

Listed by eXp Realty

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27 McGee Yarmouth MA 02675

Yarmouth, MA27 McGee, West Yarmouth

Price$329,000

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Open House

MLS Number 72852036

  • Single Family Detached
  • Next Open House: Sat 06/26 11:00 am. to 1:00 pm.
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 4
  • Bedrooms 2

You will love this sweet little ranch and it's terrific back yard for entertaining. This home with two bedrooms, freshly painted inside and out has new cabinets, CENTRAL AIR, economical gas heat, and solar panels offering easy living. Outside it's fenced in back yard is perfect for pets. This home is ready to close immediately and can be sold furnished. Passing 2 bedroom title V septic Summer place, year round or starter home, this is sure to please. You will love is central location: Close to shopping, beaches and parks.

Listed by Kinlin Grover Real Estate

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275 Walnut Street Wellesley MA 02481
Open House

MLS Number 72848867

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Thu 06/24 6:00 pm. to 7:30 pm.
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1,536

This upper level duplex condominium offers an excellent entry point into the highly sought-after town of Wellesley. Featuring 3 bedrooms, a modern kitchen, and a home office space makes this sun-kissed property a perfect starter home. Easy access to the commuter line and major highways allows quick commutes to and from Boston. Enjoy the comfort of a serene suburban setting with plenty of parks and outdoor spaces while offering the excitement and convenience of nearby Boston. Welcome home!

Listed by Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay

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1284 High Street Westwood MA 02090

Westwood, MA1284 High Street

Price$649,000

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Open House

MLS Number 72847301

  • Single Family Detached
  • Next Open House: Sat 06/26 1:00 pm. to 3:00 pm.
  • Bathroom 2
  • Rooms 6
  • Bedrooms 3

*Open House Saturday 6.19 from 1PM - 3 PM*The Westwood starter home you've been waiting for! Move right into this 3 Bed 2 Bath Cape. Vintage New England charm combined with twenty-first-century amenities. Recent renovations include New furnace, Honan Oil Tank, Irrigation systems, All new recessed (smart) Lighting and wiring, Master suite w/ Bedroom & Bathroom. The property has a huge fenced-in yard complete with a Reeds-Ferry Shed and an underground irrigation system. The lot itself is very private bordering a playground on one side and a private vernal pool on the other! Large walk-out basement perfect for storage. Laundry Hookups on every floor. Two very large Bedrooms. 3rd smaller bedroom ideal for an office or nursery! Full Living Room, Dining Room, 3 season porch, Come see why CNN + Money Magazine rated Westwood the 13th best place to live in the country! Move right in & start enjoying the benefits of Westwood living on day one!

Listed by Adam Mason

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65 Mccormick Terrace Stoughton MA 02072
Open House

MLS Number 72853404

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 06/26 10:00 am. to 11:00 am.
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1,040

Perfect starters home. Convenient location to highways, restaurants, and shopping. Newly renovated; features include 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, + ½ bath, open concept layout dining room, living room and kitchen. Modernized kitchen with quartz countertop and new vinyl wood floor give it a nice and sleek look. Fresh new paint, new cabinets, new dishwasher, new refrigerator, microwave, balcony, 3 wall A/C included, walk in closet, & ceiling fans. Condo fee includes heat, hot water, electricity, pool and more. Pet Friendly, see attachments for condo's pet rules.

Listed by eXp Realty

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25 Hemlock Street Arlington MA 02474

Arlington, MA25 Hemlock Street

Price$649,900

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MLS Number 72852529

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 2
  • Rooms 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Acreage 0.09

Amazing starter home potential in a highly desired neighborhood. Tucked away on the outskirts of Brattle Village, this charming 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house offers an outdoor deck area and a finished basement just waiting for flooring to make it yours. This home is perfect for anyone looking for their first step onto the property ladder or those who are looking to invest in a thriving community with lots of potential.

Listed by Stuart St James, Inc.

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143 Readville Street Boston MA 02136
Active With Contract

MLS Number 72849354

  • Single Family Detached
  • Village Readville
  • Bathroom 2
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms 2

Cozy ranch set on generous lot with large rear deck for outdoor summer entertaining. Move right in to this well maintained ranch with gleaming hardwood floors, modern cabinet kitchen fully applianced with granite counters plus open floor plan. A cozy sunporch off the kitchen ... so convenient with patio doors to the deck. The Lower level has space to create a room for everyone and everything. Located just seconds to the commuter rail to downtown, steps to the parks, tennis courts, walking/hiking trails and some of the best baked goods in Boston and a fabulous micro greens business! The spacious yard can be an ideal garden space or a mini park for the backyard barbecues. A perfect starter home with everything done for you! OFFERS IF ANY DUE BY MONDAY AT 10AM

Listed by Insight Realty Group, Inc.

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1273 Walnut Street Newton MA 02461
Active With Contract

MLS Number 72844716

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Acreage 0.13

Prime Newton Highlands location and a great opportunity to live in Newton at an affordable price as a condo alterative. This beautiful 2 bed 1 bath single family is impeccably maintained, short distance to the green line, right off route 9, easy access to I95/128, truly a commuters' dream. The home is surrounded by beautiful hedges, it has gleaming hardwood floor throughout, good size living room w/fireplace, formal dining room, fully screened porch by the kitchen (with gas cooking), 2nd floor has two good size bedrooms w/ great closet spaces, and a full bath. Finished basement provides extra living space as potential office, workshop and storage space. The home also has central heat/air which run by gas. Enjoy the close proximity to restaurants, grocery shopping, and park. This is a perfect starter home you have been looking for! Don't wait!

Listed by RE/MAX Unlimited

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511 Beacon Street Boston MA 02215

MLS Number 72798683

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 390
  • Neighborhood Back Bay

This cozy and sun-filled one bedroom nestled in the picturesque Back Bay is the perfect starter home, investment property, or pied-à-terre! The location is absolutely ideal-just moments away from the MBTA Green Line and bus stations, waterfront of the Charles River with walking trails and bike paths, Kenmore Square, local colleges including Berklee and Boston University, and a plethora of famous shops, dining, and other Boston experiences. The unit-boasting hardwood floors throughout-features a Gourmet Kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances, plus a Living Area with space for seating and an entertainment console. BONUS: The property has exclusive use of the adjacent rooftop area, which has the potential to be a fantastic and expansive private outdoor space/deck.

Listed by Compass

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11 Grace Road Quincy MA 02169

Quincy, MA11 Grace Road

Price$499,000

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Active With Contract

MLS Number 72802348

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 6
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Acreage 0.13

Back on the market with a FRESH NEW LOOK and a FRESH NEW PRICE! This cozy Quincy Cape with water views has great potential as a starter home or as an investment! This 6 room, 3/4 Bed 1 Bath is settled on a quiet side street. Enjoy spectacular sunsets from the enclosed 3 season porch with sliding windows. The fire-placed living room with hardwood floors opens through a breakfast bar into the eat-in kitchen with newer appliances. Step out onto the back deck, overlooking the fenced-in yard, perfect for grilling and enjoying the beautiful views. Ample sized first floor primary bedroom. Second first floor room could be used as a bedroom, dining room, sitting room, or office. Second floor has 2 generous sized bedrooms and additional storage space. Clean basement for laundry and storage area. Off-street parking. Steps away from the beach, variety store & bus stop that will take you into Quincy Center T. Close proximity to stores, restaurants, highways & downtown Boston.

Listed by Coldwell Banker Realty - Milton

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58 Maple Dell Lane Holliston MA 01746

Holliston, MA58 Maple Dell Lane

Price$399,500

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MLS Number 72829242

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Acreage 0.23

Welcome Home to your quaint late 50's Ranch House surrounded by beautiful perennial gardens and prestine landscape. Enjoy lots of natural light throughout your perfect starter home with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with full basement. Enjoy cooking in your kitchen with custom made cabinets, custom made pantry and enjoy breakfast in the breakfast nook looking out back. Relax in your own haven on the back deck between the kitchen door and side garage door looking out at your perennials, "The Cape Cod" Shed and bountiful blueberry bushes to the side. Watch the sun go down while sitting in your glass/screened enclosed front porch while enjoying many perennials and fantastic stonework out front. Take a walk to enjoy a stroll down The Rail Trail that was finished this past Spring. Close enough to the Center of Town. Move right in and pick your own blueberries in late June! Final Sale of property is As-Is. Title V Inspection failed; Title V is Buyer's Responsibilty.

Listed by Keller Williams South Watuppa

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34 Harding Lane Yarmouth MA 02673

Yarmouth, MA34 Harding Lane

Price$339,000

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MLS Number 72839089

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 5
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Acreage 0.22

Great opportunity to own in this quiet neighborhood. This home has been in the same family since it was built! This is a great starter home, retirement home or terrific weekend getaway spot. The kitchen has a great eating bar as well as a separate dining area. The living room and bedrooms have original hardwood floors! Relax by the fireplace or enjoy the spacious backyard with endless possibilities for outdoor living space. Many big ticket items already addressed here with a newer roof and oil tank installed. New title V is currently being installed by the seller. Bring your designing eye and make this diamond shine!

Listed by Cape Lifestyle Real Estate

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40 Deepwood Drive Falmouth MA 02536

MLS Number 72838482

  • Single Family Detached
  • Bathroom 1
  • Rooms 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Acreage 0.36

Do not miss the opportunity to see this turnkey home with one floor living and over 1/3 of an acre! Located less than 4 miles from Falmouth Heights beach with easy access to Falmouth Center, this property offers a relaxing environment and is perfect as a starter home or a retirement destination. The house is a short drive to the highway and only 15 miles from the Bourne Bridge, allowing easy access on and off the Cape. Additional bonuses include a recently installed AC split unit, custom blinds, newer hardwood floors, updated bathroom and a partially finished heated basement. Also, an owner has the option of applying for Allied Membership to the Pinecrest Beach Improvement Association which allows access to the association beach on nearby Jenkins Pond. Come see this one before it is gone!

Listed by Rand Atlantic, Inc.

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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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