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Here’s what $275K buys in NYC right now

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See what you can get in neighborhoods like Yorkville, Flatbush, and the Bronx

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: $275,000.

First up is this bright alcove studio in the Bronx that’s going for $229,000. You get a wall of windows, wood floors, high ceilings, a full kitchen with plenty of cabinetry, and views of the city’s skyline. Monthly maintenance is $812 and the building is located along Grand Concourse between East 164th and 165th streets. [Floorplan]

Another studio, this one in Yorkville, is asking $295,000. The narrow railroad-style abode has 10.5-foot ceilings, oak wood floors, a renovated kitchen, and a custom Murphy bed that has a built-in full size couch. Monthly maintenance is $668. [Floorplan]

Head to Flatbush, where a one-bedroom can be yours for $272,500. This prewar co-op spans 775 square feet and features a sizable living room, a small kitchen that could use a modern revamp, built-ins, and a windowed bathroom. Maintenance will run you $690/month.

At $320,000, this one-bedroom in Bay Ridge is a bit more pricey then other apartments in this roundup, but it could be well worth it. There are original parquet floors, an eat-in kitchen with a breakfast bar that can be moved, nine-foot-high ceilings, and four closets for storage. Maintenance charges are $599/month. [Floorplan]

And for $325,000, there is this colorful one-bedroom along 59th Avenue in Elmhurst. The co-op spans 700 square feet and includes a full kitchen with plenty of cabinets and counter space; a large living that’s been painted bright blue, a salmon-colored bedroom, and several windows throughout that bring in a decent amount of natural light. Monthly maintenance is $596.


Which NYC apartment would you buy for around $275,000?

This poll is closed

  • 19%
    The Bronx
    (138 votes)
  • 19%
    (139 votes)
  • 20%
    (144 votes)
  • 29%
    Bay Ridge
    (213 votes)
  • 11%
    (79 votes)
713 votes total Vote Now