The basic two-bedroom—not so easy to find in today's competitive market, especially in some neighborhoods if your budget is under a million. These are listings ready for your once-over this weekend:
3200 Netherland Avenue, Apartment 2D, Riverdale. For the price of a studio in Manhattan, you can get this two-bedroom, one-bath—converted from a junior-four—in this still-underappreciated section of the Bronx. The kitchen has new cabinets and countertops. Asking price: $189,000. Open house: Sunday, August 23, 2 pm to 3:30 pm.
30-80 21st Street, Apartment 4D, Astoria. This two-bedroom, two-bath has a private balcony and an updated kitchen. It comes with its own washer and dryer, too. Asking price: $799,000. Open house: Sunday, August 23, 1 pm to 2:30 pm.
1270 Fifth Avenue, Apartment 10L, Upper East Side. Central Park's just outside the door of this co-op on upper Fifth Avenue. The apartment has two bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths, and a renovated kitchen with Bosch appliances. Asking price: $895,000. Open house: Sunday, August 23, 1 pm to 2:30 pm.
65 Nassau Street, Apartment 5B, Financial District. This lofty two-bedroom in a pet-friendly prewar has two bathrooms, nine windows (some offering open city views) and 11-foot ceilings. Asking price: $899,000. Open house: Sunday, August 23, 12:30 pm to 2 pm.
88 Meserole Avenue, Apartment 2F, Greenpoint. Some rooms in this duplex in a prewar condo boast 20-foot ceilings and arched windows; residents share a green roof. Asking price: $995,000. Open house: Sunday, August 23, 3 pm to 4:30 pm.