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Open houses: Three homes for under $500,000

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60-Gerard-Rd-Norwell
60 Gerard Road in Norwell is listed for $489,900. via MLS

Although $1 million reportedly is the new $500,000 in the Boston real estate market, there are still some affordable properties outside the city. We found a Cape in Norwell and condos in Salem and Belmont that fit that lower price point. Check them out:

60 Gerard Road, Norwell

Listed for $489,900, this Norwell Cape has three bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and 1,376 square feet of living space on 0.18 of an acre. The kitchen opens up to a dining room with recessed lighting and a living room with a fireplace. There are hardwood floors throughout. The home also features a fenced-in yard with a brick patio and garden shed.

There will be an open house on Saturday, June 16, from noon to 2 p.m.

12 Hardy St., Salem

This two-bedroom, two-bath, 2,063-square-foot condo is listed for $499,000. The three-level home offers high ceilings, built-ins, a curved stairwell, molding, central air, and an open floor plan with hardwood floors. The kitchen, which has granite counters, stainless-steel appliances, an island with seating, recessed lighting, and a pantry, opens to a private covered deck. Additional amenities include an in-unit laundry room, parking spaces, and a freshly painted exterior.

There will be open houses on Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

61 Dartmouth St., Belmont

This condo, which is listed for $479,000, has two bedrooms, one full bath, and 983 square feet of living space. The kitchen features stainless-steel appliances and a breakfast nook, and the master bedroom has two closets. The unit comes with built-ins, basement storage, access to a shared yard, and one off-street parking spot.

There will be open houses on Friday, June 15, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17, from noon to 2 p.m.

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