Ready to make a higher-end NYC apartment purchase, but not quite ready (or willing) to pay the one percent “mansion tax” attached to homes that sell for over $1 million? You can do the limbo under the $1 million mark by snagging a place for $999,000. And there are plenty to choose from across all five boroughs, from one-bedrooms in Manhattan to a five-bedroom house in Staten Island.
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CHELSEA, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with a renovated kitchen and bath in a doorman building with a planted roof deck and laundry facilities at 77 Seventh Avenue (between West 15th and West 14th). $999,000 plus $1,076/month maintenance
MURRAY HILL, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, one-bath condo with a dishwasher and central air conditioning in an elevator building with a pool at 415 East 37th Street (between First and FDR Drive). $999,000 plus $808/month common charges, $1,067/month taxes
GRAMERCY PARK, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with a wood-burning fireplace and a dishwasher in a pet-friendly elevator building at 235 East 22nd Street (between Second and Third). $995,000 plus $2,021/month maintenance
GREENWOOD, BROOKLYN: A two-bedroom, two-bath condo with marble countertops and backsplash, and stainless steel appliances in an eight-unit building with a roof deck at 318 20th Street (between Sixth and Seventh). $999,000 plus $253/month common charges, $644/month taxes
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom, two-bath co-op with a terrace and renovated kitchen with a dishwasher in an elevator building with laundry onsite at 173 Hicks Street (between Love and Clark). $999,000 plus $1,094/month maintenance
ASTORIA, QUEENS: A two-bedroom, two-plus-bath penthouse condo with an in-unit washer/dryer, terrace and balcony at 12-14 31st Avenue (between 12th and 14th). $999,999 plus $765/month common charges, $134/month taxes
ROCKAWAY, QUEENS: A four-bedroom, two-bath two-family house with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a yard at 243 Beach 124th Street (between Newport and Rockaway Beach Boulevard). $999,000 plus $7,902/month taxes
RIVERDALE, BRONX: A five-bedroom, two-plus-bath with a washer/dryer, two dishwashers, a one-car garage and a backyard in a brick three-story townhouse at 674 West 231st Street (between Independence and Riverdale Avenue). $999,000 plus $676/month taxes
TOTTENVILLE, STATEN ISLAND: A five-bedroom, five-bath colonial house with finished basement with a three-quarter bath and sauna, as well as an in ground heated pool at 119 Billop Avenue (at Yetman). $999,900 plus $7,287/month taxes