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Old 11-22-2017, 07:39 AM
 
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So I have asked about the suburbs now I am inquiring about access to downtown Boston. If you had to get to the seaport for work and were interested in a 1 bedroom condo/coop with relatively easy access, where would you look? And... importantly, where would you look to have the apt be reasonable maybe around $300? give or take.
There seems to be some lovely places in the 500 range but thinking of less than that but still safe!
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Old 11-22-2017, 08:46 AM
 
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300 bucks a month!?! I hope you forgot a zero.
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Old 11-22-2017, 09:14 AM
 
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Alabama.
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Old 11-22-2017, 11:23 AM
 
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Based on what the OP was looking at before ($1 million home), I'm guessing they are looking for a pied-de-terre in the city to either rent for $3-5K a month or buy for $300-500K.
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Old 11-22-2017, 12:46 PM
 
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Based on what the OP was looking at before ($1 million home), I'm guessing they are looking for a pied-de-terre in the city to either rent for $3-5K a month or buy for $300-500K.
$300,000 will be tough anywhere within the 128 belt, let alone within an easy commute to the Seaport.
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Old 11-22-2017, 02:43 PM
 
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You could get a place in Cheslea for 300k and have a really easy commute to the seaport with the new silver line.
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Old 11-28-2017, 08:14 AM
 
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Yes robr2 - you have the correct analysis. I was meaning more zeros there. But I am guessing from the mocking that - that number is not a practical one.
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Old 11-28-2017, 12:47 PM
 
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Yes robr2 - you have the correct analysis. I was meaning more zeros there. But I am guessing from the mocking that - that number is not a practical one.
That budget is definitely tough to work with in the Boston area. If you were able to go into the 400 or even 500 range then you might have some luck but you still would be looking at a pretty modest place.
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Old 11-28-2017, 04:13 PM
 
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That budget is definitely tough to work with in the Boston area. If you were able to go into the 400 or even 500 range then you might have some luck but you still would be looking at a pretty modest place.
I don't know...OP is only looking for a 1 bed. You don't think there are pretty ok options for 300 in maybe Weymouth or Quincy near the red line?
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Old 11-28-2017, 04:14 PM
 
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And OP, you can look in Boston proper itself. There are 1 beds for rent (not for sale though) for under 2k.
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