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Housing in Boston, Massachusetts

The median home cost in Boston is $587,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 68.4%. Home Appreciation in Boston is up 7.2%. Browse Boston Real Estate

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Boston real estate is 74 years old
Local Listings in Boston, MA
 $599,000 
160 Commonwealth Ave APT 415
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 | 435 SqFt
 $599,000 
160 Commonwealth Ave APT 415
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 | 435 SqFt
 $899,000 
357 Commercial St APT 702
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1208 SqFt
 $1,499,999 
23 Milford St # 2
Bed 2 | Bath 3.0 | 1287 SqFt
The Rental Market in Boston
- Renters make up 60.4% of the Boston population
- 8.2% of houses and apartments in Boston, are unoccupied (vacancy rate)
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DID YOU KNOW
Buying a home is the biggest single purchase most people make during their lives. The second largest is most often an automobile.

HOUSING BY YEAR BUILT

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  HOUSINGBoston, MassachusettsUnited States
  Median Home Age7437
  Median Home Cost$587,000$216,200
  Home Appr. Last 12 months7.19%6.77%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.55.35%31.12%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.68.43%11.41%
  Property Tax Rate$7.47$11.89
  Homes Owned31.36%56.34%
  Housing Vacant8.21%12.45%
  Homes Rented60.44%31.21%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment$1,430$890
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,790$990
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,400$1,240
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$3,130$1,660
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$3,540$1,910
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent2.53%2.34%
  Vacant Rented1.38%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale0.48%1.20%
  Vacant Sold0.67%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation0.86%3.97%
  Vacant Other2.28%4.02%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,0002.91%4.57%
  $20,000 to $39,9990.57%3.37%
  $40,000 to $59,9990.40%4.19%
  $60,000 to $79,9990.32%5.74%
  $80,000 to $99,9990.24%6.79%
  $100,000 to $149,9991.86%15.19%
  $150,000 to $199,9993.12%14.69%
  $200,000 to $299,99914.03%18.15%
  $300,000 to $399,99924.08%10.43%
  $400,000 to $499,99918.26%5.70%
  $500,000 to $749,99920.92%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,9994.83%2.41%
  $1,000,000 or more8.46%2.39%
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    Reviews for Boston    111 Reviews
    Not for me - 3/13/2018
    I wouldn't go near Boston unless you make or will make at least 150K a year. Better check the cost of living. Rent here is two or three times what it is in most US... Read More

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    Historical, culture, - 2/7/2018
    Very convenient to get around by foot.. car traffic is more difficult. Top on historic, preservation, like walking back in history. North End, Haymarket Square, Boston... Read More

    Ya know what? - 1/11/2018
    The worst thing about Boston is that it is so expensive. And you know why? Supply and demand: people want to live here. I don't understand all the bad reviews. ... Read More


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