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What $900,000 buys in NYC right now

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Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio another man’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, we’re looking at apartments for sale for around $900,000.

A room with white walls, a large window, and a bed.
A kitchen with wood floors and wood furniture.
A living room with a couch, a chair, large windows, and view to a terrace.
A terrace with two black chairs and a long table with red chairs, as well as a tree in the background. Courtesy of REAL New York
East Williamsburg

This one-bedroom condo in East Williamsburg is going for $907,000. It has one bathroom, floor-to-ceiling windows, a private balcony, a dishwasher, and an in-unit washer/dryer. The building has a community garden, terraces, bike storage, and a gym. Taxes are $356/month and maintenance charges $513/month. It’s located near Cooper Park and a couple of blocks from the L train at Graham Avenue.

A room with wood floors, a small window, and a large bed with white sheets.
A living room with a rug and a couch.
A bathroom with a sink, shower, toilet, and white walls.
A dining room with a glass table, two chairs, and the kitchen in the back. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate

A one-bedroom condo in Yorkville is asking $875,000. It has one bathroom, oak floors, a large living room, and dining area. The building—which only allows cats—has a bike room, two private playgrounds, a pool, a gym, and a laundry room. Taxes are $865/month and common charges $745/month. It’s located on 90th Street between Second and Third avenues, near Ruppert Park and a six-minute walk to the Q train at 86th Street.

A roof deck with a wood table, four chairs, and two lounge chairs.
A living room with a brown couch, two chairs and a view to a terrace.
A bedroom with white walls, two lamps, a bed, a plant, and a window.
A terrace with plants, a large couch, a table, and an umbrella. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman

This Bed-Stuy two-bedroom is going for $899,000. It has one bathroom, two terraces, living and dining areas, and private storage. Taxes are $578/month and maintenance $367/month. It is located in a four-story house between Classon and Franklin avenues. It’s close to the G train at Classon Avenue and a seven-minute walk to the A and C trains at Franklin Avenue.

A living room with white walls, a grey couch, and a wooden table.
A large terrace with plants, three blue chairs and a white table in the back with white chairs.
A room with two large vertical windows, wood floors, white walls, and a bed.
A living room with white walls, a wooden table, chairs, and black cabinetry. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman

This Buswhick one-bedroom apartment is asking $899,000. It has one and a half bathrooms, oak floors, a backyard and rear yard, a patio, and a recreation room. Common charges are $712.01/month and taxes (without the 421A tax abatement) are $945.36/month. The building has bike storage, a residents’s lounge, an open workspace, and a common roof deck. It’s located between Evergreen and Central avenues, near the M train at Central Avenue.

A room with a small bed, two horizontal windows, wood floors, books, and children decoration.
A room with wood floors, exposed brick, two horizontal windows in the back, and a bed.
A living room with exposed brick, two couches, and a colorful rug.
A kitchen with white cabinets and wood floors. Rise Media, courtesy of The Corcoran Group
Carroll Gardens

A two-bedroom co-op in Carroll Gardens is asking $925,000. It has two levels, one bathroom, exposed brick, an open kitchen, in-unit washer/dryer, and plenty of closet space. The building has a roof, which this unit has access to. Maintenance charges are $558/month. It’s located near the F and G trains at Carroll Street.


Which NYC apartment would you choose for $900,000?

This poll is closed

  • 15%
    East Williamsburg
    (105 votes)
  • 13%
    (91 votes)
  • 27%
    (191 votes)
  • 5%
    (40 votes)
  • 38%
    Carroll Gardens
    (272 votes)
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