Home Buying

5 homes you can buy in Greater Boston for under $600,000

From studios to three-bedroom houses.

This home at 19 Muriel Lane in Milford is on the market for $499,900.

Home prices are cooling off, as mortgage rates soar.

The Greater Boston Association of Realtors reported on Sept. 20 that the median selling price for a single-family home in the region in August was $825,000, a 5.8% increase, while the median cost for a condo was $652,950, a 2.8% increase. To put that into perspective: In July, prices for both increased by nearly 7%, respectively.

We found five pretty homes for well under those price points. Check them out:

8 Thompson St., Hyde Park


3 bedrooms, 1 full bath

1,368 square feet

0.10-acre lot


53 Salman St., West Roxbury


3 bedrooms, 2 full baths

1,115 square feet

0.13-acre lot


19 Muriel Lane, Milford


3 bedrooms, 2 full baths


1,841 square feet

0.31-acre lot

Open house: Sunday, Oct. 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m.


28 Ripley Road, Unit 2, Dorchester


3 bedrooms, 1 full bath

1,017 square feet


10 Dalton Ave., Unit 5, Gloucester


Studio, 1 full bath

278 square feet


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