South Dorchester, Boston Homes For Sale & Real Estate

86 homes available on Trulia

  • 546 Ashmont St #1, Boston, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 11-1PM
    Audra Stevens, Elevate Real Estate
  • 38 Edwin St #1, Dorchester Center, MA 02124
    NEWOPEN SUN, 12-1:30PM
    Elizabeth Sampson, Burns Realty & Investments
  • 611 Adams St, Boston, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 11-1PM
    Minh Voduy, Thread Real Estate, LLC
  • 13 Codman Hill Ave #A, Boston, MA 02124
    NEW
    Reggie Irving, Coldwell Banker Realty - Duxbury
  • 117 Draper St, Boston, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 12-2PM
    Goldpath Real Estate Group, Cameron Real Estate Group
  • 43 Barry St #3, Boston, MA 02125
    OPEN SUN, 1-2:30PM
    Julie Simmons, Conway - Dorchester
  • 11 Juliette St #2, Dorchester, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 11-12:30PM
    Scarlett Tamburro, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Warren Residential
  • 45 Cedar Grove St, Boston, MA 02124
    Nichols Realty Team, Boston Trust Realty Group
  • 2149 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124
    NEW
    James Harrison, Boston Bayside Properties, LLC
  • 88 Walnut St #1, Boston, MA 02122
    Dynan Team, Seaport Realty Group
  • 24 Lenoxdale Ave, Boston, MA 02124
    Maureen Connolly Real Estate Team, Maureen Connolly Real Estate
  • 38 Hill Top St, Boston, MA 02124
    NEW
    Carolyn Ivens, eXp Realty
  • 138 Centre St #1, Boston, MA 02124
    OPEN SUN, 11-1PM
    Dot Collection, Access
  • 15 McKone St #1, Dorchester, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 11:30-1PM
    Alex Robinson, Alex Robinson Real Estate
  • 41 Coffey St #5, Boston, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 11:30-1PM
    Kerry Dowlin, Leading Edge Real Estate
  • 6 Harbell Ter, Boston, MA 02122
    Jeanne Hickey, Berry Real Estate
  • 10 Huntoon St, Boston, MA 02124
    Sylvia Eng, Diane Griffin Real Estate
  • 96 Dix St #1, Boston, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 11-12:30PM
    Joseph Castro, Coldwell Banker Realty - South End
  • 15 McKone St #2, Dorchester, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 11:30-1PM
    Alex Robinson, Alex Robinson Real Estate
  • 344 Geneva Ave, Boston, MA 02122
    Evans Paul Mehciz, Evans Paul Mehciz
  • 12 Thelma Rd #3, Boston, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 12-2PM
    John Shea, Duhallow Real Estate
  • 37 Oakley St, Boston, MA 02124
    NEW
    Shawn Burgess, Compass
  • 82 Shepton St #1, Boston, MA 02124
    Bing & Kososki Team, Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
  • 36 Milwood St, Boston, MA 02124
    Nicole Byrne, The Galvin Group, LLC
  • 103-113 Alban St #5, Dorchester Center, MA 02124
    NEW
    Viet Nguyen, Dream Realty
  • 95 Tonawanda St, Boston, MA 02124
    Lindsey & Associates Realty Team, Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro | Back Bay
  • 45 Richfield St, Boston, MA 02125
    Gina Cincotta, The Realty Concierge
  • 91 Dix St #3, Boston, MA 02122
    Laura Springer, Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay
  • 248 Park St, Boston, MA 02124
    Trinh Tran, Transcend Realty
  • 75 Everdean St, Boston, MA 02122
    NEWOPEN SUN, 11-1PM
    Jeanine A. Murphy, Compass

South Dorchester, Boston, MA Real Estate Trends

Learn about the South Dorchester, Boston, MA housing market through trends and averages.

Affordability of Living in South Dorchester, Boston, MA

The typical home value is $577,333
Homes are typically worth $829/sqft
Trends and affordability stats are provided by third party data sources.

South Dorchester, Boston, MA Average Home Value, by Home Size

Home SizeHome Value*
1 bedroom (See homes)$383,665
2 bedrooms (See homes)$477,618
3 bedrooms (See homes)$573,157
4 bedrooms (See homes)$649,165
*Home value over the past month

Explore Neighborhoods in South Dorchester, Boston, MA

Neighborhood stats provided by third party data sources.

What Locals Say about South Dorchester

At least 292 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 90%
    There are sidewalks
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    It's dog friendly
  • 81%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 77%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 75%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 66%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 64%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 61%
    Parking is easy
  • 59%
    Kids play outside
  • 57%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 54%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 52%
    Car is needed
  • 43%
    There's wildlife
  • 41%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 39%
    There are community events
  • 35%
    It's quiet
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    "The way that Minorities always come together and help each other. Everyone is kind to in another. The small business owners know everyone. "
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    "lots of people have gardens, lots of people walk their dogs, just a nice friendly neighborhood where people mostly keep to themselves"
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    "Train, buses, stores, parks, and businesses all walking distance in the neighborhood makes it very convenient. "
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    "the abundance of other dogs in the area. Almost everyone owns a dog and walks them outside around the area. Some dogs are more aggressive than others"
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    "Nothing makes this neighborhood special after a year living here I do not feel safe with my small children living here."
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    "They’d like everything there is alitnof open space to walk your dogs and the neighborhood is very safe "
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    "There are many good schools and playgrounds for kids and transportation is close by, and a friendly neighborhood. "
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    "It’s very walkable and there are great parks! Pick up your dogs poop bags tho! There are lots of great dog families here. "
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    "That South Dorchester is family friendly and there is lots of places to ride bike and walk. Restuarant and supermarkets in walking distance of I-93 and high way, schools and playgrounds in the area"
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    "If you learn the schedule of the red line, it’s a pretty decent commute to downtown, Back Bay, and Cambridge"
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    "Dog owners need to pick up their dog poop There’s not one street that I have been on and haven’t seen dog pooped or stepped in it it’s sickening it’s annoying instead of looking up I have to keep looking down just so I won’t step in dog poop sad"
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    "small parts of the area is ok to live in but main traveling areas are full of crime and misguided people"
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    "Great commute to any area around Boston! Red line accessible , bus route is fast and reliable ! I would recommend to any body that wants to live around here "
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    "I love this neighborhood! I feel safe and enjoy all of the many things to do in the area! There are so many fantastic small businesses!"
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    "I’ve lived here for a year and a half and love it! Great park down the street, close to a nice restaurant, winery, and a distillery. "
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    "Very diverse and friendly ,And there’s a park across the street walking,play basketball and you can walk your dog (follow parrot rules) yes it is a good area "
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    "I enjoyed this area and it's the best part of the Dorchester region. it has many stores around it and also public transportation on on every angle even down to a community bus station what the many schools around that I feel that this is a safe area. I have three children there are female ranges from 20 till 2 years old and I have lived in this area practically all my life I think that this area has always been safe and has grown in tremendous ways I would love to live and stay in this area if possible so I hope that my vote counts."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are lots of parks and playgrounds in the area but cars drive fast down side streets. Halloween is a major event as well."
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    "I don't have a dog I dont know .In my neighborhood we have several homes and land which is rare in the city .I would think that's much better than having a dog in an apartment. But this is the city it's mostly apartment buildings. "
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    "Depends on traffic- usually 30 mins to 50 mins to downtown Boston. Red line is about a 15 minute walk"
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  • Trulia User
    "Book swap in the park and neighborly announcements of good news and civic events on the park white boards."
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    "A Clam Point neighbor shares good news and well wishes to neighbors who submit updates through a neighborhood email account. The messages appear on a whiteboard in the park."
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    "I really like my community. Because there is a public transportation, and also it’s very quiet, nice. It has some stores that you can buy anything if you need. I really love it. It’s a nice place that people can live."
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    "The Community events are Movie night , Neighborhood Association for field corner also a huge Park-called Roland Park one of the best views in the City of Boston.There is also Transportation in close proximity. Bus also Train station."
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  • Trulia User
    "Know the people well. I have lived in the neighborhood a long while. Great place to live. Good parks. A variety of shops and schools. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Long term homeowners, nice neighborhood, easy access to transportation, summer farmers’ market, accessible amenities"
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    "My neighborhood has easy access to public transportation, buses come often that can bring you to train stations that go around the city "
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    "I’ve lived in this neighborhood for over 2 years and I love how it gets quiet most days . I love the nice neighbors around in the area which makes the home I live in feel more welcoming ."
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    "We have a summer farmers market; city sponsored summer neighborhood block parties; health, exercise & yoga at neighborhood health center; nurturing center activities, etc."
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    "Adam's Village is a wonderful neighborhood that is close to everything. New bars, restaurants, and shops are cropping up everywhere- all within walking distance. You can get to downtown Boston in 10-15 minutes while enjoying the extra outdoor space, parks, and easy parking that comes with living in Dorchester! Neighbors are friendly and share a love for the area."
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  • Trulia User
    "A quick 6 min walk to the train and a 20 minute train ride to downtown. Or a 25 minute bike ride will get you downtown. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Safe walking and leisurely shopping . You too have a great time with your family and friends. I'm not going to be moving any time soon"
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  • Trulia User
    "Many dog owners in the neighborhood and we have great walking parks. We also have designated dog parks."
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    "Our spring yard sale is pretty nice and fun to do . They have a lot of town meeting to and they keep us updated with news letters "
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  • Trulia User
    "There are many young and old families in the neighborhood from all different cultures. Great mix of people. So close to the ocean hit sad to see lots of trash"
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  • Trulia User
    "Many people have dogs in the area. It is dog friendly and people are good about controlling their dogs."
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  • Trulia User
    "Honestly almost everyone I know around here owns a dog. It is a pretty dog-friendly place."
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  • Trulia User
    "I feel it's a great and safe community to live in."
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  • Trulia User
    "It's a very family oriented area. There are a lot of children in the vicinity. And organized acitivities such as sports for kids."
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    "There are plenty of places to bring your family."
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South Dorchester Guide

What are the best ways to get around in South Dorchester?

South Dorchester will attract property owners that use a diversity of means of transportation. South Dorchester is an extraordinarily pleasant part of Boston for pedestrians; meeting daily needs is very easy, and there are also a good number of businesses close by. Thanks to 3 rapid transit stations (Ashmont Station, Fields Corner Station and Shawmut Station) with access to the Red Line, and about 20 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in South Dorchester is good. Cars are also a reasonably good means of transportation in this part of Boston. Nearby highways, such as Sargeant William G Walsh Expressway, are easy to access from any home in South Dorchester.

What's it like to live in South Dorchester?

South Dorchester offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This neighborhood is quiet overall, as the streets are peaceful - although that is not the case closer to Sargeant William G Walsh Expressway or one of the railway lines. Lastly, there are over 50 public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, like Boston Nature Center and Dorchester Park, resulting in them being very easy to access from most locations in the neighborhood.

What kinds of homes are available in South Dorchester?

About 45% of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in South Dorchester, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This part of Boston has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About two thirds of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and owners make up the remainder. Most homes in this neighborhood were constructed prior to the 1960s, during its biggest construction boom.

What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in South Dorchester?

It is a short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in South Dorchester. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of food, both general and specialty grocery stores are typically accessible within a short walk from anywhere in South Dorchester. Moreover, there is generally a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. A reasonable selection of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.
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