Looking for a home for about $500,000? Three must-see open houses

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24 Whittier Road in Braintree is listed for $509,999. via MLS

Have a budget of about $500,000? We found housing options in the city and suburbs at that price point that are hosting open houses this weekend. Check them out:

320 Maverick St., No. 408, East Boston

Located in a new building, this one-bedroom, one-bath, 677-square-foot condo is listed for $484,900. The kitchen boasts quartz counters, a glass backsplash, and stainless-steel appliances. The unit has hardwood floors and a washer and dryer, and the living room offers crown molding and a slider to a Juliet balcony. It’s less than a 10-minute walk to the T’s Maverick Station.

There will be open houses Friday through Sunday, March 2-4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

98 Day St., Unit 1, Jamaica Plain

Listed for $489,900, this condo offers two bedrooms, one bath with a jetted tub, and 1,086 square feet of living space. The kitchen is large, boasting an island and lots of shelving and cabinetry. There are hardwood floors throughout, along with high ceilings, a washer and dryer, and a balcony. The living room features a wood-burning fireplace, and the building has a roof deck.

There will be open houses on Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4, from 11 a.m. to noon.

24 Whittier Road, Braintree

Listed for $509,999, this Garrison Colonial has five bedrooms and two full baths in 1,840 square feet. The home, set on 0.16 of an acre, is ideal for multi-generational living, with a bedroom and bath on the first floor. The living room features a brick fireplace. The four bedrooms upstairs are carpeted.

There will be open houses on Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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