What you’ll get across NYC for $600,000

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For those armed with a $600,000 budget, studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments are available across Manhattan and Brooklyn this week; there are even some houses in Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island.

SUTTON PLACE, MANHATTAN: A studio co-op (convertible one-bedroom) with an en-suite windowed bath and an updated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances in an elevator building with a roof deck and a pool at 400 East 56th Street (between First and Sutton Place). $600,000 plus $1,133/month maintenance, includes electric; the buyer pays a 2 percent flip tax

LINCOLN SQUARE, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom co-op with a renovated bath and eat-in kitchen in an elevator building with a library, a courtyard and a live-in super, and allows co-purchasing and subletting, but not pets, at 230 West End Avenue (between West 70th and West 71st). $615,000 plus $1,209/month maintenance

MURRAY HILL, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom co-op with 10-foot ceilings in a pet-friendly doorman building that allows guarantors, co-purchasing, and pied-a-terres at 159 Madison Avenue (between East 32nd and East 33rd). $599,000 plus $1,787/month maintenance

FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN: A corner two-bedroom, one-bath co-op with views of Fort Greene Park and a wall of windows in the L-shaped living/dining area in an elevator building with a 24-hour security guard service and common laundry facilities at 125 Ashland Place (between Willoughby and Myrtle). $610,000 plus $843/month maintenance, includes all utilities


BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom co-op with beamed ceilings, a built-in air conditioning, and a common laundry room down the hall in a pet-friendly building with a common roof deck at 111 Hicks Street (between Pineapple and Clark). $615,000 plus $1,363/month maintenance 

BENSONHURST, BROOKLYN: A three-bedroom, two-bath duplex condo with a renovated kitchen, a balcony off the living room, two terraces, and a washer and dryer on the fourth and fifth floors of a building that offers garage parking for $35,000 at 1517 West Ninth Street (between Avenue O and Avenue P). $599,000 plus $317.14/month common charges, $30/month taxes, eight-year tax abatement

SAINT ALBANS, QUEENS: A four-bedroom, three-bath house with a private driveway and garage, a formal dining area and a finished basement with separate entry on a corner property at 199-16 111th Avenue (between 199th and 200th). $599,999 

FIELDSTON, BRONX: A three-bedroom, one-bath townhouse with a stone facade, a windowed eat-in kitchen, and a partially finished walk-out basement at 5268 Post Road (at Lakeview). $615,000 plus $593/month taxes

ELM PARK, STATEN ISLAND: A six-bedroom, five-bath multi-family house with a finished basement, a fireplace, and a balcony at 493 Morningstar Road (between Wenlock and Westbrook). $599,000 plus $458/month taxes


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