According to the city's "Trends in Somerville: Housing Technical Report," written in 2009, only 12 percent of houses in Somerville are single-family homes. (That number may have changed a little in the last three years).
Those looking for a single-family home in Somerville don't have a ton of choice, especially with budget constraints.
Here are the least expensive single-family homes on the market in Somerville right now, according to NewEnglandMoves.com.
With prices ranging up to nearly $485,000, some may question the meaning of "least expensive."
15 Hanson St.
Attributes: Two bedrooms, one bathroom, 902 square feet. This cottage in Duck Village is small but relatively updated.
10 Spring St.
Attributes: Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1100 square feet, just off Somerville Avenue between Union and Porter squares.
24 Marshall St.
Attributes: Three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, 1677 square feet. This is an "end-unit," according to the listing. It's in Winter Hill.
36 Tower St.
Attributes: Five bedrooms, one full and two half baths, 1857 square feet. In Spring Hill.
15 Jackson Rd.
Attributes: Six bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, 2355 square feet. In Winter Hill.