Sold in Belmont: Waverley Affordability in a Pair of Condos

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Photo: Cozy and affordable on Maple in Waverley.

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202 Beech St., Second-floor condo (1928). Sold: $396,000.

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47 Maple St., Condo (1910). Sold $311,000.

A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”:

202 Beech St., Second-floor condo (1928). Sold: $396,000. Listed at $429,000. Living area: 1,646 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 151 days.

47 Maple St., Condo (1910). Sold $311,000. Listed at $329,900. Living area: 1,027 sq.-ft. 4 rooms, 1 bedroom, 1 bath. On the market: 145 days.

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If you don’t mind cozy – less than 1,100 square feet so keep your elbows up – then the condo on Maple should have been considered. With only a single bedroom, a bath and two other rooms, it would be inexpensive for Belmont – about a third of the median price of Belmont homes that is nearing $900,000 across town – but you do get something for your money: century-old molding, restored hard wood floors, nice size living room and some unique cubby corners. I wonder who bought this rather nice condo? A young couple thinking of staying for a few years while starting a family?  An investor who can rent this for $2,000 a month? 

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