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Here’s what $450K buys around NYC right now

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See what you can get in neighborhoods like Yorkville, Jackson Heights, and Harlem

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Today, we’ve found five apartments within $50,000 of today’s price: $450,000.

This Yorkville studio has a simple layout that includes a living room with 12-foot ceilings, a kitchen with a decent amount of cabinetry, and a full-sized bathroom. Its most enticing feature is arguably the private garden that is exclusive to this apartment. Asking price is $455,000 and monthly maintenance is $1,083. [Floorplan]

Another studio, this one in Brooklyn Heights is going for $439,000. The co-op sports a contemporary design and an open-concept floorplan with original hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, and lots of windows. The open kitchen comes with a breakfast bar and walnut cabinetry, while the living room hosts a custom Italian sofa and a queen-sized Murphy bed. [Floorplan]

Head to Harlem, where a revamped one-bedroom spanning 599 square feet wants $450,000. The condo is bedecked with oak floors, high ceilings, an open kitchen with a breakfast bar, and a light-filled bedroom. There is a park located less than a block away, and the 3 line’s 148th Street-Lenox Terminal station is about a five-minute walk away. Common charges are $392/month. [Floorplan]

Beaudoin Realty Group

In Jackson Heights, a prewar one-bedroom co-op with a recent renovation is asking $470,000. The apartment measure 795 square feet and offers refinished wood floors, built-ins, a sleek windowed kitchen, and lots of natural light. Maintenance charges aren’t terrible at $583/month and the nearest subway station is a six-minute walk away, at the 7, E, and R line’s Roosevelt Avenue-Jackson Heights station.

Argo Residential

And finally, a colorful Forest Hills co-op with two bedrooms and one bathroom can be yours for $425,000. There is a spacious living room, an eat-in windowed kitchen with white cabinetry, hardwood floors throughout, and six closets for storage. Monthly maintenance is $1,093. [Floorplan]


Which NYC apartment would you buy for around $450,000?

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  • 18%
    (118 votes)
  • 20%
    Brooklyn Heights
    (131 votes)
  • 30%
    (197 votes)
  • 18%
    Jackson Heights
    (120 votes)
  • 12%
    Forest Hills
    (83 votes)
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