What $550,000 buys in NYC right now

A living room area with a fireplace, a light brown couch, two red chairs, and a wallpaper.Rich
Caplan/Courtesy of Compass

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores
what one can buy for a set dollar amount in various NYC
neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio another man’s townhouse?
Let’s find out! Today, we’re looking at apartments for sale for
around $550,000.

A kitchen with white cabinetry and high top chairs.
A living room with a dark grey couch, a rug, hardwood floors, and large windows.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a rug, grey walls, and a large bed.Courtesy
of Halstead Real Estate

Forest Hills

This
one-bedroom
co-op in Forest Hills is asking $539,000. It has
one bathroom, a living room area, a dishwasher, hardwood floors,
and four closets. The building allows pets and has an elevator and
a common laundry room. Maintenance charges are $953/month. It’s
located on Ascan Avenue, between Austin Street and Queens
Boulevard, mere steps from the E and F trains at 75th Avenue and
near the Forest Hills Long Island Rail Road station.

A room with hardwood floors, a wooden desk with two chairs, a red rug, and orange walls.
A kitchen with wood cabinetry.
A living room area with a colorful rug, white walls, two large windows, a couch, and a fireplace.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a small bed, and a large bookshelf.Courtesy
of Douglas Elliman

Nomad

Asking a little bit more, $570,000, this
studio
co-op in Nomad has one bathroom, an eat-in kitchen, an
original fireplace, and a walk-in closet. The building allows pets
and has an elevator and a common laundry room. Maintenance charges
amount to $1,131/month. It’s located on Fifth Avenue, between
30th and 31st streets, mere steps from Koreatown and near the Q, R,
and W trains at 28th Street.

A kitchen with light grey cabinetry and an island with two high top chairs.
A living room area with hardwood floors, a couch, a painting on the wall, a TV, and a large window.
A bathroom with beige tiles.
A garden with wood fencing, several plantings, and a large dining table with several chairs. Courtesy
of Douglas Elliman

Bedford-Stuyvesant

This Bed-Stuy
studio
condo is up for grabs at $550,000. It has one bathroom,
one powder room, a recreation space in the cellar, and a
100-square-foot private garden. It also has hardwood floors,
central A/C, a dishwasher, and in-unit washer/dryer. Taxes are
$308/month and maintenance charges $244/month. It’s located on
Willoughby Avenue, between Throop Avenue and Marcus Garvey
Boulevard, near Pulaski Playground and the G train at
Myrtle-Willoughby.

A living room area with a light brown couch, a red rug, hardwood floors, and several large windows.
A living room area with a light brown couch, a red rug, French doors, and large windows.
A bedroom with a large bed, white walls, large windows, and a colorful rug.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.Rise
Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group

Prospect Park South

On the lower side of the price spectrum, this
two-bedroom
co-op in Prospect Park South is asking $535,000. It
has one bathroom, a living room area, a renovated kitchen, in-unit
washer/dryer, and hardwood floors. The building allows pets and has
a bike room. Maintenance charges are $864/month. It’s located on
Stratford Road, between Caton and Church avenues, mere steps from
Prospect Park, and near the B and Q trains at Church Avenue.

A living room area with a fireplace, a light brown couch, two red chairs, and a wallpaper.
A kitchen with wood cabinetry.
A bathroom with light pink tiles.
A fireplace surrounded by an imported wallpaper.Rich
Caplan/Courtesy of Compass

Upper West Side

And, finally, this Upper West Side
studio
co-op is asking $559,000. It has one bathroom, a Murphy
bed, hardwood floors, and a fireplace. It’s renovated and has
plenty of lush details including a de Gournay imported wallpaper in
the living area. The building has a bike room and a common laundry
room. Maintenance charges are $962/month. It’s located on West
74th Street, between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West, mere
steps from the park. The nearest trains are the A, B, and C at 72nd
Street.

Source: FS – All – Real Estate News 1
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