Price Check

At just under $1 million, these 10 NYC homes let you skip the mansion tax

By Leah Hochbaum Rosner | June 12, 2017 - 3:59PM 

HUDSON HEIGHTS, MANHATTAN: A three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom co-op with a loft-like great room, a stainless steel kitchen, exposed brick, built-in shelving, great closet space and hardwood floors throughout in a pet-friendly pre-war building with a common backyard area, a new laundry room, storage and bike storage at 875 West 181st Street (between Cabrini Boulevard and Riverside Drive). $999,000 plus $1,569/month maintenance

Have a cool million saved for your new place, but hoping to avoid the dreaded mansion tax—which amounts to 1 percent of the sale price of homes that cost $1 million or more? You can easily avoid the entire issue by looking at apartments with slightly lower price tags. Here are 10 units across NYC priced between $975,000 and $999,000, including a Williamsburg one-bedroom in a former bakery, a floor-through one-bedroom in Gramercy Park and a Jackson Heights three-bedroom with a wood-burning fireplace.

GRAMERCY PARK, MANHATTAN: A floor-through one-bedroom, two-bath (convertible two-bedroom) unit with a private balcony and an open kitchen with marble countertops in a full-service building with a 24-hour doorman, a live-in super, an indoor swimming pool, a gym, a sauna, a laundry room and a roof deck at 50 Lexington Avenue (between East 24th and East 25th Streets). $999,000 plus $1,749/month maintenance

TURTLE BAY, MANHATTAN: A renovated one-bedroom, one-bath with a stainless steel kitchen, custom blackout shades, a private balcony, hardwood floors and a spacious living room in a full-service condo building with a doorman, a concierge, a live-in super, a common roof deck and a laundry room at 145 East 48th Street (between Third and Lexington Avenues). $999,000 plus $782/month common charges, $868/month taxes  

EAST VILLAGE, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, two-bath duplex with a renovated kitchen, custom storage, in-unit laundry, exposed brick, wood flooring and high ceilings in a pre-war walk-up building at 54 East 1st Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues). $995,000 plus $1,247/month maintenance

FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN: A newly renovated three-bedroom, two-bath apartment with a pull-out drawer microwave and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, in-unit laundry and lots of closets throughout in a pet-friendly condo building at 387 Adelphi Street (between Fulton Street and Greene Avenue). $995,000 plus $535/month common charges, $701/month taxes

WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom, one-bathroom loft with beamed ceilings, exposed brick, maple hardwood floors, a modern kitchen, a deep soaking tub, oversized windows, in-unit laundry and 12-foot ceilings in a former bakery at 234 North 9th Street (between Driggs Avenue and Roebling Street). $995,000 plus $478/month common charges

CLINTON HILL, BROOKLYN: A 1,050-square-foot two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath condo duplex with an open kitchen with stainless steel appliances and custom cabinetry, large walk-in closets in both bedrooms, central air and heat, high ceilings and wide-plank hardwood floors in a pet-friendly building with private roof access and a deeded parking space at 345A Grand Avenue (between Gates and Lexington Avenues). $990,000 plus $300/month common charges, $494/month taxes

HUNTERS POINT, QUEENS: A loft-like one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment with solid walnut flooring, 11-foot ceilings, triple-pane laminate floor-to-ceiling windows and a spacious chef’s kitchen in a pet-friendly elevator building with a doorman at 10-17 Jackson Avenue (between 50th and 51st Avenues). $990,000 plus $730/month common charges, $70/month taxes

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS: A 1,750-square-foot three-bedroom, two-bathroom corner unit with an eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room, ample closet space and lots of windows in a building with a 24-hour doorman, a bike room, parking, central a/c and heat and a roof deck  at 70-20 108th Street (between 70th Road and 70th Avenue). $995,000 plus $1,525/month maintenance

JACKSON HEIGHTS, QUEENS: A bright three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment with a wood-burning fireplace, lots of closets and elevator doors that open into the unit in a pet-friendly building with basement laundry and storage at 3549 76th Street (between 35th and 37th Avenues). $999,000 plus $1,225/month maintenance 



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