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What you’ll get across NYC for $850,000

By Sara Alessi | January 11, 2016 - 2:59PM 

Whether you’re in the market for a one- or two-bedroom apartment or a house of your own in one of NYC’s five fine boroughs, $850,000 will get you onto that next rung of the property ladder. That even includes a six-bedroom single-family colonial in Staten Island.

SUTTON PLACE, MANHATTAN: A renovated one-bedroom co-op with Venetian plaster walls and ceilings and built-in custom cabinetry in a doorman building with a health club and planted roof deck at 415 East 52nd Street (between First and FDR Drive). $850,000 plus $1,431/month maintenance

UPPER WEST SIDE, MANHATTAN: A renovated prewar one-bedroom sponsor condo on the ground floor of a pet-friendly doorman building near Central Park at 27 West 72nd Street (between Columbus and Central Park West). $850,000 plus $641/month common charges, $848/month taxes

COBBLE HILL, BROOKLYN: A two-bedroom (converted from one-bedroom), one-bath condo with a renovated kitchen, Italian fixtures in the bath, a washer and dryer, and a deeded storage cage in a doorman building a few blocks from Brooklyn Bridge Park at 1 Tiffany Place (between Kane and Degraw). $849,000 plus $846/month common charges, $328/month taxes (assessment of $99/month)

FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom condo with a private balcony, a washer and dryer, central air-conditioning, and stainless steel appliances in an elevator building at 383 Carlton Avenue (between Lafayette and Greene). $850,000/month plus $634/month common charges, $7/month

STUYVESANT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: A renovated three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath townhouse with new electric and plumbing, a new roof, new boiler and central air-conditioning and heat, as well as an eat-in kitchen and on-site laundry at 473 Van Buren Street (between Malcolm X Boulevard and Patchen). $849,000 plus $115/month taxes

LITTLE NECK, QUEENS: A four-bedroom, one-bath single-family built in 1925 with a fireplace and a garage at 250-48 42nd Avenue (between Westmoreland and Little Neck Parkway). $849,000 plus $6,117/month taxes

HILLCREST, QUEENS: A three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath single-family with a woodburning fireplace, new eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, and a partially finished basement at 76-33 174th Street (between 76th and Union). $849,000 plus $6,200/month taxes

RIVERDALE, BRONX: A three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath detached brick colonial townhouse with a renovated kitchen and bath, a finished attic and finished basement on a corner property at 6139 Fieldston Road (between West 261st and West 262nd). $848,000

WEST BRIGHTON, STATEN ISLAND: A six-bedroom, three-bath colonial with a formal living room featuring a fireplace, crown moldings, an updated kitchen and a double staircase leading to the master bedroom suite (with a fireplace, office and balcony) at 443 Bard Avenue (between Delafield and Castleton). $849,900

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