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Which Bed-Stuy Multi-Family Has the Most Potential?

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Imagine you have around $900,000 to spend on a place and you've narrowed it down to two apartments in the same neighborhood. How do you make up your mind? The answer is simple: you shove them into a metaphorical cage and let them battle it out until one emerges victorious. It's time for Real Estate Deathmatch.

Address: 104 Malcolm X Boulevard/ 812 Quincy Street
Price: $860,000 $739,000
Square Footage: 2,520 1,920
Floors: 3 3
Units: 2 2

? 104 Malcolm X Boulevard, separated into an owner's 3BR/2.5BA duplex on the lower two floors and a 3BR/1BA rental on the upper floor, is the larger and more expensive of the two houses. It's also the weirder, by far, in terms of the decor. There's a fruit-bearing Asian pear tree in the backyard.

? 812 Quincy Street has nicer floors, but is a little less ornate overall. It also features two units—an owner's duplex on the upper two floors and a garden-level rental with yard access.

Poll results

· Listing: 104 Malcolm X Boulevard [Fillmore]
· Listing: 812 Quincy Street [Corcoran]
· Real Estate Deathmatch archives [Curbed]