Real Estate

Homes for Sale in Manhattan and the Bronx

Manhattan | 55 Park Ave., No. 8E

Murray Hill Co-op

$940,000

A two-bedroom, one-bath, roughly 1,000-square-foot apartment that has a galley kitchen with a service entrance, an entry closet, a corner primary bedroom with a walk-in closet, a windowed bathroom with heated floors connecting the two bedrooms, herringbone oak floors, a wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookshelves and a complimentary storage unit, on the eighth floor of a 16-story prewar doorman building with a live-in resident manager, an elevator operator and shared laundry. Mary Barbrack, Michelle Flikerski and Julia Hoagland, Compass, 646-522-3080; compass.com

Costs

Maintenance: $3,330 a month
Assessment: $828.63 a month until Nov. 1, 2024 (to replace the boiler)

Pros

The fireplace works. The large windows provide Manhattan views. The building, with a grand lobby and manual elevator doors, exudes old-word charm. There are only two apartments per floor.

Cons

The maintenance is high. The kitchen is small and dated, there’s no bathtub and washer/dryers are not permitted. There’s a 2 percent flip tax to be paid by the buyer.


Manhattan | 252 South St., No. 49J

Two Bridges Condo

$1.606 million

A one-bedroom, one-bath, 695-square-foot apartment with floor-to-ceiling windows, a breakfast bar, a primary bedroom with two closets, an en suite bath with radiant-heat floors, a washer/dryer, and central heating and air-conditioning, on the 49th floor of One Manhattan Square, an 80-story doorman building with 100,000 square feet of amenities including a 75-foot indoor saltwater pool, a full-sized basketball court, a children’s playroom and a one-acre outdoor park. Anne Versluis, Extell Marketing Group, 646-315-6629; corcoran.com

Costs

Common charges: $893 a month
Taxes: $14 a month in abated taxes through June 2039

Pros

The apartment features expansive high-floor views. The large tax abatement extends for nearly 16 years.

Cons

Space for a dining area is limited. The cost for storage units starts at $38,000.


Bronx | 1922 McGraw Ave., No. 3G

Parkchester Co-op

$159,900

A one-bedroom, one-bath, roughly 750-square-foot apartment that has a windowed galley kitchen with quartz countertops and space for a dining table, a foyer with a closet, a bedroom that fits a queen-size bed, a windowed bathroom and a deeded storage locker, on the third floor of a six-story prewar elevator building with a live-in superintendent, video intercom and shared laundry. Corey Thomas and Timothy Ford, The Agency, 678-684-7545; theagencyre.com

Costs

Maintenance: $830 a month

Pros

The board permits rentals for two of every five years, after the first two years of residency. The building is one block from a No. 6 line subway station.

Cons

There’s no private or shared outdoor space and there are no parks with fields or ball courts nearby. Dogs are not permitted.

Given the fast pace of the current market, some properties may no longer be available at the time of publication.

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