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Yes, You Can Buy a Home in Manhattan For Less Than Half a Million Dollars

Apartment Therapy // Nov 14, 2014

Manhattan real estate is notoriously expensive. But you don’t have to be a millionaire to own a home in the city that never sleeps — just close to it. We hunted high and low and found these 12 apartments that are (relatively) bargain priced at under half a million dollars each.


The place: 188 East 75th Street, 6D
The perks: This one-bedroom has beautiful moldings, a gorgeous bathroom, and a marble kitchen — with a dishwasher. 
The price: $500,000


The place: 54 East 1st Street, 4C
The perks: This East Village one-bedroom has exposed brick walls and a recently remodeled bathroom. 
The price: $499,999


The place: 309 West 75th Street, Apt 9
The perks: This Upper West Side studio has a skylight — and a private roof deck. 
The price: $399,000


The place: 333 East 43rd Street, Apt 503
The perks: One-bedroom with park views. 
The price: $495,000


The place: 116 Perry Street, Apt J54
The perks: West Village alcove studio with a woodburning fireplace and its own washer and dryer. 
The price: $485,000


The place: 315 East 68th Street, Apt. 2N
The perks: Spacious 1-bedroom with a working fireplace and FOUR closets. 
The price: $495,000


The place: 531 East 88th Street, 4E
The perks: This upper east side studio has a full kitchen, a separate sleeping area, and its own washer and dryer. 
The price: $315,000


The place: 509 East 77th Street, 4A
The perks: One-bedroom in a doorman building. And those windows!
The price: $425,000

The Place: 634 East 14th Street, Apt, 19
The Perks: East Village studio with lots of light and a walk-in closet. 
The Price: $429,000


The place: 444 East 52nd Street, 3D
The perks: One-bedroom apartment with lots of windows, a working fireplace, and a relatively spacious (14’6 x 20’6) living room. 
The price: $499,999


The place: 44 West 96th Street, #1A
The perks: This Upper West Side one-bedroom has charming details like wainscoting, french doors, and a window seat, and is only half a block from Central Park. 
The price: $459,000


The place: 457 West57th Street, Apt. 1409
The perks: Studio in a doorman building. And you live in Manhattan!
The price: $274,999

Original Article: Apartment Therapy