Price Check

What you'll get for $500,000 in Murray Hill, Park Slope, City Island, and more

MURRAY HILL, MANHATTAN. A one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op with hardwood floors and recent renovations in a building that allows pied-a-terres, subletting, and parents buying for children, but no pets at 104 East 37th Street (between Park and Lexington). $499,000, plus $1,050/month maintenance.


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It may seem like the city's real estate market is dominated by million dollar (or multi-million dollar) listings these days, but if you're buying with a budget of $500,000, there are still plenty of options for you out there, from well-appointed Manhattan studios to family-friendly outer borough townhouses—and everything in between.

HUDSON HEIGHTS, MANHATTAN. A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with hardwood floors and a sunken living room, located in a pet-friendly Art Deco building with a doorman, laundry, bike room, and shared garden, located at 360 Cabrini Boulevard (between 18th and 190th). $499,000, plus $895/month maintenance

LINCOLN SQUARE, MANHATTAN. A one-bath studio co-op that's been recently renovated with a large separate sleeping area and California closets in a pied-a-terre and pet-friendly doorman building at 225 West 70th Street (between Amsterdam and West End Ave). $500,000, plus $917/month maintenance

UPPER WEST SIDE, MANHATTAN. This one-bedroom, one-bath co-op has soundproofed windows and recent updates to the kitchen and bathroom in a pet-friendly building with storage space, a bike room, garage parking, and a roof deck at 702 West End Avenue (between 94th and 95th). $495,000, plus $996/month maintenance

PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN. This one-bath studio co-op comes with built-in shelving and private outdoor space in a building with a bike room that allows cats, but not dogs, at 111 Eighth Avenue (between Carroll and President). $499,000 plus $427/month maintenance

CLINTON HILL, BROOKLYN. A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with several closets, an open kitchen, and a recently redone bathroom in a doorman building with garage parking, 24-hour security, and a shared garden at 165 Clinton Avenue (between Myrtle and Willoughby). $499,000 plus $781/month maintenance

EAST NEW YORK, BROOKLYN. A three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath townhouse with hardwood floors and recently renovated kitchen at 179 Shepherd Avenue (between Fulton and Atlantic). $499,999

BELLEROSE, QUEENS. A four-bedroom, two-bath house with private driveway and backyard at 248-40 88th Drive (between 249th Street and Commonwealth Boulevard). $500,000, plus $425/month taxes

CITY ISLAND, BRONX. A three-bedroom, one-bath house with eat-in kitchen, stainless steel appliances, laundry in the basement, a two-car detached garage, and a fenced backyard at 164 Ditmars Street (between King and City Island Avenue). $499,021

SOUTH BEACH, STATEN ISLAND. A three-bedroom, three-bath townhouse with an updated kitchen, honey timber flooring, and a backyard located right near the beach at 91 Alex Circle (between Doyt and Mills Avenue). $499,000 plus a $60/month homeowner's association fee