What you’ll get across NYC for $550,000

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A$600,000 budget allows you to pick from studios, one-, two- and even three-bedrooms throughout the city, including a house in Staten Island and a multi-family home in the Bronx. 

UPPER WEST SIDE, MANHATTAN: A studio condo with a windowed kitchen and a walk-in closet in an elevator building right off Central Park at 420 Central Park West (between 107th and 108th). $550,000 plus $573/month common charges, $160/month taxes, special assessment $52/month

LINCOLN SQUARE, MANHATTAN: A corner one-bedroom co-op with high ceilings and newly stained dark hardwood floors in an elevator building with common laundry facilities and a live-in super at 255 West End Avenue (between West 71st and West 72nd). $550,000 plus $1,527/month maintenance

KENSINGTON, BROOKLYN: A two-bedroom, two-bath condo with a washer and dryer and custom fixtures and imported title in the bathrooms (master bath is windowed) at 399 Ocean Parkway (between Cortelyou and Avenue C). $550,000 plus $950/month maintenance

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: A corner one-bedroom co-op with a renovated kitchen in a pet-friendly building (one dog per unit) with a gym and a doorman at 230 Jay Street (between Nassau and Concord). $549,000 plus $944/month maintenance

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, BROOKLYN: A renovated two-bedroom, one-bath condo with a balcony, a Jacuzzi tub and recessed lighting in an elevator building with a live-in super at 1240 Bedford Avenue (between Hancock and Halsey). $545,000 plus $466/month common charges, $38/month taxes (tax abatement expires in 2030)

KEW GARDENS, QUEENS: A two-bedroom, one-bath condo with high ceilings and oversized windows in a doorman building with a gym and valet garage parking near Forest Park at 116-24 Grosvenor Lane (at Metropolitan). $550,000 plus $931/month common charges

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS: A top-floor, corner two-bedroom, two-bath co-op with an eat-in kitchen and a storage unit in the basement in a prewar building with a live-in super at 68-37 108th Street (between 68th Road and 68th Drive). $549,000 plus $1,136/month maintenance

PELHAM GARDENS, BRONX: A three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath multi-family house that can be used as a single-family home with a finished basement featuring a sauna and laundry room, a new kitchen and a backyard at 2718 Wilson Avenue (at Dewitt). $549,000 plus $4,875/month taxes

PLEASANT PLAINS, STATEN ISLAND: An updated three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath single-family built in 1899 with a detached garage with a loft at 99 Station Avenue (between Carly and Canterbury). $550,000


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