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Here’s what $550K buys around NYC right now

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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: $550,000.

This spacious two-bedroom condo is part of a building on Martense Street, in Flatbush, known as Brooklyn Flats. The apartment comes with red oak floors, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, and laundry. Residents in the building have access to amenities like a rooftop terrace, a fitness center, bike storage, and a private parking garage. For all of that, this nearly 700 square foot apartment is asking $540,000. [Floorplan]

This cheery Lenox Hill apartment has one-bedroom and one-bathroom, and it’s on the market for exactly $550,000. The apartment is located on the top floor of a six-story, elevator-equipped, co-op building on East 76th Street. The unit has hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances in the windowed kitchen, a marble bath, and high ceilings. Residents in the building get a part-time doorman and a live-in super. [Floorplan]

This massive Jackson Heights co-op measures 1,000 square feet and comes with two bedrooms and one bathroom. The eat-in kitchen has wooden cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite counters. The apartment has tons of closets throughout the unit, and the master bedroom can easily fit a king size bed with lots more furniture. For all of that, this place is asking $549,000. Residents in the building have access to a central laundry, storage in the basement, and a roof terrace. [Floorplan]


A sunny one-bedroom, spanning 611 square feet, is asking $549,000. The Bushwick abode comes with shiny wood floors, oversized windows that bring in lots of natural light, a windowed kitchen with stainless steel appliances and cherry wood cabinetry; a king-sized bedroom with neighborhood views, and a pair of closets for storage. Monthly common charges are $335 and a tax abatement will keep monthly taxes at $31 until 2033. [Floorplan]


This 605-square-foot condo in Bed-Stuy is one of just 10 units within a boutique building on Hart Street. The one-bedroom abode is asking $549,000 and includes a living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, an open chef’s kitchen with wood cabinetry, a washer/dryer, and two closets for storage. Common charges are just $191/month and the J and Z line’s Myrtle Avenue station is a seven-minute walk away. [Floorplan]


Which NYC apartment would you choose for $550K?

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  • 17%
    (62 votes)
  • 34%
    Lenox Hill
    (121 votes)
  • 24%
    Jackson Heights
    (85 votes)
  • 11%
    (41 votes)
  • 11%
    Stuyvesant Heights
    (39 votes)
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