$315,000155 Purchase St

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155 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA, 02740


6 Bedrooms
3 Full Baths
2,380 SqFt
Schools Nearby


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Property Highlights

Home TypeMulti Family
ParkingPaved Drive, Off Street, Paved
Year Built1890
WaterfrontBeach, Ocean Front
MLS #73081903
Lot Size0.10 Acres
StatusAccepting Backup Offers

About 155 Purchase St

ATTENTION INVESTORS/CONTRACTORS!!!! Fantastic Opportunity to build Sweat Equity or Flip. Property has been gutted and is Ready to be put back together. The property has new Windows, New Vinyl Siding, New Roof, New Electrical, Plumbing and all New Mini Splits for Heat and AC. The First Floor Unit consists of 2 Bedrooms, Full Bath with tub and Open concept Kitchen/ Living. The second Unit is Townhouse Style with 4 bedrooms, 2 Full Baths and Office/Loft space. The rough Electrical has been passed and scheduling rough plumbing. All the Big Ticket Items are Done and ready to be Finished. The Property can be purchased with 206 County St MLS# 73073991 as a package. Please ask Listing Agent for more information. The Property is being sold "AS IS" "AS SEEN". Group Showing/ Open House Saturday 3/4 from 10 AM - 11AM.

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Year Built: 1890
  • Living Area: 2,380 SqFt

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Sold By Gold LLC
  • Listing Agent: Kim Duke

Interior Features

Interior Information:

  • Appliances: Electric Water Heater
  • Basement: Yes
  • Flooring Type: Wood
  • Interior: Unit 1(Bathroom With Tub & Shower), Unit 2(Bathroom with Shower Stall,Bathroom With Tub & Shower), Unit 1 Rooms(Living Room,Kitchen), Unit 2 Rooms(Living Room,Kitchen,Office/Den)

Bedroom and Bathroom Information:

  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Total Bedroom Count: 6

Exterior Features

Exterior Information:

  • Waterfront: Beach, Ocean Front

Parking Information:

  • Parking: Paved Drive, Off Street, Paved

Lot Features

Lot Information:

  • Lot Size: 0.10 Acres

School Info

Assigned Schools Information:

  • New Bedford High School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • Roosevelt Middle School, Public District Grades 6-8
  • Alfred J Gomes, Public District Grades PK-5


Directions Information:

  • Directions: Property is located between Potomaska and Rockland Street.

Price Details

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $315,000
  • Price Per SqFt: $132/SqFt

Agent Commission:

  • Buyer's Agent Commission: 2.5

Tax Information:

  • Annual Amount: $2,395
  • Tax Year: 2021
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Med. Sold Price


Med. Price/SqFt


Avg. Days On Market


# of Sold Homes


155 Purchase St vs New Bedford


-28 Days


-$57K Less


-$76 Less


This property is $57K less than the Median Sold Price and $76/SqFt less than other homes in New Bedford, MA.

Based on homes sold in the last 12 months

MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Name: MLS Property Information Network
  • MLS Number: #73081903

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Sold By Gold LLC
  • Listing Agent: Kim Duke

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Property Sales & Tax

Tax History


History based on county public records data.


Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Elementary School

  • Alfred J Gomes

  • 286 S 2nd St

  • Distance between this listing and this school
    0.24 miles

  • Public District Grades PK-5

Middle School

  • Roosevelt Middle School

  • 119 Frederick St

  • Distance between this listing and this school
    1.06 miles

  • Public District Grades 6-8

High School

  • New Bedford High School

  • 230 Hathaway Blvd

  • Distance between this listing and this school
    1.95 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12


What Are The Neighbors Like?

The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $23,636. The most common annual income of people living in New Bedford, MA is less than $35k. The most common type of family is single, no kids. Most residents in this area have high school diploma education.

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Living In New Bedford, MA

What type of housing is available in New Bedford, MA?

In New Bedford, about one third of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This city has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. The homes in this city are very old, because many of its dwellings were built prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s.

Is New Bedford, MA a good place to live?

New Bedford is reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as the streets are usually calm - however some parts can be quite loud, especially closer to one of the railway lines, the airport (New Bedford Regional Airport) or Gold Star Mothers Memorial Highway.

Are things conveniently located in New Bedford, MA?

It is easy to get to the nearest supermarket by walking from most homes for sale in this city. Residents benefit from over 350 restaurants and cafes as well. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in this city. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.

What does the transportation in New Bedford, MA look like?

Active home buyers will appreciate the quite pedestrian-friendly character of this city; running common errands is convenient by walking. Driving is a very good means of transportation in this part of the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area. It is convenient to park, and many homes for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Gold Star Mothers Memorial Highway. However, getting around by transit can be difficult in this city due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, property owners benefit from about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes.

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Rocket HomesMassachusettsBristol CountyNew Bedford02740155 Purchase St

This home is located at 155 Purchase St in New Bedford, MA and zip code 02740. This 2,380 square foot home, which was built in 1890, sits on a 0.10 acre lot. Features: 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since February 25, 2023 and is currently priced at $315,000.

New Bedford, MA housing market in February 2023 saw over 23 listings sold above listed price, more than 4 sold at listed price and over 11 sold below. The inventory of homes for sale in New Bedford, MA between January 2023 and February 2023 decreased by 3.6%. While the average time on the market in February 2023 was 54 days, the median list price was $372,000.

From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.

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