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What $250K buys in New York City right now

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From Riverdale to Midwood, here’s what you can find for this price point across the city

Welcome to a semi-regular feature, Price Points, in which we pick a relatively low asking price and a type of apartment, then scour StreetEasy to find the best available options around the city. Today’s task: apartments asking $250,000 or less.

↑ This airy studio in Jackson Heights recently underwent a renovation and is now on the market for $235,000. The unit comes with hardwood floors, a balcony, a kitchen that’s fitted with stainless steel appliances, and a good amount of closet space. Residents in the building also have access to a laundry room, parking, and a playground. [Floorplan]

↑ In the Bronx’s University Heights neighborhood, this spacious two-bedroom, one-bathroom home is on the market for $239,000. One of the bedrooms here reportedly has views of the Harlem River, and both can fit king size beds. All utilities are included in the price of the home along with basic cable. [Floorplan]

↑ For $235,000, this large Midwood studio offers high ceilings, and hardwood floors, and plenty of natural light thanks to the three tall windows in the living room. The monthly maintenance fees are just $288 and residents in the building have access to 24-hour security, a live-in super, a laundry room, a bike room, and a garage. [Floorplan]

↑A studio spanning 518 square feet is going for a mere $229,000 in Sunnyside, Queens. The L-shaped abode offers a full kitchen, a dining alcove, three closets, and three windows that bring in lots of natural light. The 7 train’s 46th Street-Bliss Station is about a seven-minute walk away and maintenance charges go for $310/month. [Floorplan]

↑Head to Riverdale, where $235,000 can buy you this sizable one-bedroom co-op that features a renovated kitchen with a breakfast bar, hardwood floors throughout, and a spacious bedroom. You also get a little bit of outdoor space in the form of a brick balcony that has enough space for a few pieces of furniture. Maintenance goes for $863/month.


Which NYC apartment would you choose for $250K or less?

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  • 26%
    Jackson Heights
    (122 votes)
  • 13%
    University Heights
    (65 votes)
  • 14%
    (69 votes)
  • 10%
    (51 votes)
  • 34%
    (160 votes)
467 votes total Vote Now