If you've done the calculations and discovered that your budget is $650,000, there are plenty of one- and two-bedroom abodes to choose from across the city. Head to Queens and the Bronx and your choices expand to three-bedrooms. Consider Staten Island and a three-bedroom house is yours for the taking (or buying, as the case may be).
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MURRAY HILL, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with a dishwasher in a building with on-site laundry at 333 East 41st Street (between First and Second). $649,000 plus $1,427/month maintenance
MIDTOWN, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, one-bath penthouse co-op in a building with a live-in super at West 40th Street (between Fifth and Avenue of the Americas). $650,000 plus $948/month maintenance
CENTRAL HARLEM, MANHATTAN: A two-bedroom, one-bath with an in-unit washer/dryer in a pre-war condo at 3 West 122nd Street (between Lenox and Mount Morris Park West). $650,000 plus $728/month common charges and $262/month taxes
PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom, one-bath condo with a washer/dryer in a building that allows pets and pied-a-terres at 249 16th Street (between Fifth and Sixth). $649,000 + $328/mo common charges, $41/mo taxes
CLINTON HILL, BROOKLYN: A corner one-bedroom, one-bath condo with floor-to-ceiling windows and central heat and air-conditioning in a building with a roof deck and courtyard at 82 Irving Place (between Putnam and Fulton). $650,000 plus $477/month common charges and $250/month taxes
HUNTERS POINT, QUEENS: A one-and-a-half-bedroom, one-bath condop with tennis courts and two landscaped common areas at 4-74 48th Avenue (between Fifth and Center). $649,000 plus $1,503/month maintenance
WHITESTONE, QUEENS: A three-bedroom, two-bath single-family townhouse with a private driveway and landscaped backyard at 151-41 12th Road (between 152nd and Clintonville). $648,000
RIVERDALE, BRONX: A three-bedroom, two-bath brick house with a sunroom, enclosed rear porch, basement and private driveway with an attached two-car garage at 436 West 261st Street (at Delafield). $649,000
NEW DORP BEACH, STATEN ISLAND: A three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath house with a jacuzzi, French doors and central air conditioning at 116 Milton Avenue (between Marine and Ebbitts). $649,000