Price Check

Price Check: Got $500k? Here’s what you can buy across NYC

By Sara Alessi | September 10, 2013 - 11:46AM 

Welcome to our inaugural edition of Price Check, where we investigate what a certain sum of money can buy across NYC.

Are you ready to take the buying plunge? If your budget is $500,000, here’s a look at what you can afford in all five NYC boroughs--Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island. Could a studio in Manhattan become a house somewhere else?

Once you’ve decided where to make your new home, before signing any papers, consult BrickUnderground’s helpful How to Buy Guide. If you’re new to NYC, take a deep breath and consult our crash course on how to find an apartment in NYC.

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