Here’s What $300,000 Buys You In Manhattan

published May 19, 2017
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Finding an affordable rental anywhere in New York City is a struggle, so it may feel like buying a home in the Big Apple for less than a fortune is near-impossible, if not completely. The truth is, you can find apartments in the city that are more on the affordable side, you just have to do a bit of searching to find them.

These apartments are all $300,000 (or just below in price) and give you a taste of what’s out there and what buying in New York City is really like.

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Price: $295,000
Size: Studio, 1 Bathroom

This apartment features exposed brick, a sunken living room, high ceilings and a dishwasher. The building has an elevator and is located on a tree-lined street, close to several subway lines. See the rest of the apartment here.

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Price: $289,000
Size: Studio, 1 Bathroom

This airy studio has three extra large closets, high ceilings, and polished hardwood floors. The kitchen is newly renovated, and the bathroom has a glass enclosed tub with a rain shower head. Find out more about this listing here.

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Price: $300,000
Size: Studio, 1 Bathroom

This studio is actually an HDFC (New York Council for Housing Development Fund Companies) coop, a form of affordable housing (you can read more about the program here). It’s located right by Central Park and features wood floors and stainless steel appliances. Check out the full listing here.

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Price: $285,000
Size: 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom (691 sq ft)

Another HDFC coop, this apartment (also pictured at the top of this post) is L-shaped with tons of natural light, high ceilings, french doors, an eat-in kitchen, and plenty of closet storage. See more photos—and get more info—here.

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Price: $299,000
Size: 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom

This apartment is also in an HDFC building and features a virtual doorman, laundry room, bike storage, dark cherry oak floors, a white on white bathroom and a modern kitchen, and has an on-site super. It’s also pet-friendly. Check out the rest of this apartment here.