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What you’ll get across NYC for $300,000

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Have $300,000 to spend on your new home? Luck's on your side, because Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens have plenty of one- and two-bedroom apartments, with two- and three-bedroom apartments real possibilities in the Bronx and Staten Island.

BEEKMAN, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, one-bath that can have a washer and dryer (with board approval) in a doorman co-op building with a roof deck and a gym at 420 East 51st Street (between Beekman Place and First Avenue). $319,090 plus $2,787

INWOOD, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with granite countertops and built-in shelving in a pet-friendly elevator building at 50 Park Terrace West (at West 215th Street). $329,000 plus $850/month maintenance

LENOX HILL, MANHATTAN: A one-bath studio co-op with central air conditioning in a pet-friendly doorman building with a rooftop garden at 301 East 63rd Street (at Second). $315,000 plus $1,802/month maintenance

KENSINGTON, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with a foyer/office area in an elevator building that allows cats at 495 East Seventh Street (between Cortelyou and Avenue C). $319,000 plus 767/month maintenance

MIDWOOD, BROOKLYN: A gut renovated one-bedroom, one-bath condo with marble countertops and a kitchen island in a pre-war building at 1494 Ocean Avenue (at Avenue J). $315,000 plus $342/month common charges, $230/month taxes

ELMHURST, QUEENS: A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with a washer/dryer and a patio in an elevator building at 42-22 Ketcham Street (between Pettit and Baxter). $299,000 plus $481/month maintenance

KEW GARDENS, QUEENS:  A two-bedroom, two-bath co-op with a renovated bathroom and eat-in kitchen in a doorman building at 123-40 83rd Avenue (between Kew Gardens Road and Queens Boulevard). $315,000 plus $1,192/month maintenance

RIVERDALE, BRONX: A renovated two-bedroom, one-bath co-op with a balcony in a doorman building with a health club at 5700 Arlington Avenue (at West 259th). $315,000 plus $1,100/month maintenance

ARDEN HEIGHTS, STATEN ISLAND: A three-bedroom, one-plus-bath with central air conditioning in a townhouse with laundry facilities and a pool at 222 Jamie Lane (at Aspen Knolls Way). $309,000 plus $187/month homeowner association fee


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