A lot of my real estate business is working with first time buyers around Boston. Each week, I go through tons of listings in many of Boston's neighborhoods including Back Bay, South End, South Boston, Beacon Hill, and others. Here are 5 listings that are on the market right now that may be great for a first time buyer!
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164 Beacon Street , #7
Quintessential 1 bedroom home situated within an elegant 11 unit brick row house steps from Copley Sq and the Charles River Esplanade. Front facing southern exposure boasts sun filled views of Back Bay and the Hancock tower. European design efficiency kitchen with high end appliance package (Sub Zero, Miele, Bosch), back splash, tile flooring, and granite counters. Gorgeous refinished hardwood floors throughout, 10 foot ceilings, 3 large windows, and a living room fireplace only adds to the charm. Clearly defined living and dining areas. The bathroom is en suite. Building amenities include common laundry, elevator, and professional management.
47 Rutland St , #1
Large open-concept 1-bedroom with a contemporary kitchen in this entirely owner-occupied builiding in the heart of the South End. A spa-like bathroom, wide, dark-stained pine floors, 2 tandem parking spots just outside your private rear entrance, additional storage space with the potential to be a wine cellar (not included in sq footage), laundry and a private yard round out the unit. A short walk to all of the restaurants the South End has to offer and one block to public transportation. The unit is currently being renovated, allowing you the opportunity to work with the developer to design/select your own finishes through buyer allowances. *Bedroom is interior.
1313 Washington St , #217
South facing one bedroom at Wilkes Passage, a full service elevator building in the heart of the South End. Urban loft living offers a large open floor plan with a wall of windows, high ceiling and polished concrete floors. The chef's kitchen has stainless appliances, granite counter tops, gas cooking and features a large island perfect for casual entertaining. Additional amenities include 24 hour concierge, professional on-sight management, a common terrace and a common roof deck with amazing Back Bay and Downtown views. Perfectly situated near South End restaurants, shops, galleries, Peters Park, public transportation and with easy highway access.
80 W Concord St , #1
Have you been searching for a light and bright garden level home? Look no further, this sunny corner 2 bedroom with an extra large garden will end your hunt. Spacious master bedroom, with room for a king sized bed, dressers, and a huge walk in closet with custom shelving! Second bedroom boasts huge professionally designed closet, lots of light, and beautiful french doors. Open living, kitchen, and dining room with custom built in bookshelves and southwest exposure. Newly renovated bathroom, refinished hardwood floors, in unit laundry, and stone patio all on picturesque West Concord street. Fully fenced garden perfect for pets and entertaining on a summer's night. Walking distance to all the best the South End has to offer.
This condo features an eat in kitchen, high ceilings, and a VERY low condo fee ($85 includes heat and hot water). Unit is pet friendly in a nice, well managed building that boasts a common roofdeck and laundry. This location is unbeatable -under 0.1 miles to St. Mary's T stop, Whole Foods, and all the surrounding cafes, bakeries, and shops. 0.6 miles to Fenway Park. This is a must see.