Despite the profusion of $100 million dollar penthouses, a mere half a million can still buy you a home in NYC, especially if you're willing to go the co-op route. Here, 10 options from across the city, including a studio in the West Village and a three-bedroom house in Staten Island, all for around $500,000.
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WEST VILLAGE, MANHATTAN: Studio co-op at 15 West 12th Street (between Fifth and Sixth). $485,000+$1,179/mo maintenance
EAST VILLAGE, MANHATTAN: 1-bed co-op at 317 East Third Street (between C and D). $525,000+$370/mo maintenance
GREENPOINT, BROOKLYN: 1-bed condo at 37 North Henry Street (between Herbert and Meeker). $500,000+$233/month common charges, $37/mo taxes
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: 1-bed co-op at 81 Columbia Heights (between Cranberry and Orange). $525,000+$557/mo maintenance
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: 2-bed, 1-bath at 382 Prospect Place (between Washington and Underhill). $525,000+$808/mo maintenance
BELLE HARBOR, QUEENS: 3-bed, 2-bath condo at 124-11 Rockaway Beach Boulevard (between Beach 124th and Beach 125th). $499,000+$231/mo common charges, $231/mo taxes
ASTORIA, QUEENS: 1-bed condo at 25-40 38th Street (between 37th and Steinway). $515,000+$211/common charges
RIVERDALE, THE BRONX: 3-bed, 2-bath co-op at 4245 Henry Hudson Parkway (between Riverdale and Independence). $499,000+$1,454/mo maintenance
DONGAN HILLS, STATEN ISLAND: 3-bed, 2-bath house at 191 Dongan Hills Avenue (between Husson and Vera). $500,000