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Mason House Deal; the Arlington; $250K in Boston; More

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Catch up on this week's top Curbed Boston stories.

BACK BAY—At $12,736,000, the recently closed deal for the fabulous Mason House at 211 Commonwealth Ave. could end up the biggest Boston home trade of 2014.

BOSTON—You've got $25,000 or so for a downpayment. What can you buy in Boston for that plus a mortgage?

HUB-WIDE—The amount of available condos in areas like Jamaica Plain, Cambridge and Brookline has dropped precipitously.

BAY VILLAGE—Meet the Arlington, the Hub's newest luxury apartment tower, where 1-BRs start at $3,200 a month.