Yes, You Can Buy a Home in Manhattan for Less than Half a Million Dollars

The price: $495,000

The place: 116 Perry Street, Apt J54The perks: West Village alcove studio with a woodburning fireplace and its own washer and dryer. The price: $499,999

The place: 309 West 75th Street, Apt 9The perks: This Upper West Side studio has a skylight — and a private roof deck. 2NThe perks: Spacious 1-bedroom with a working fireplace and FOUR closets. The price: $495,000

The place: 531 East 88th Street, 4EThe 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, 4AThe perks: One-bedroom in a doorman building. The price: $499,999

The place: 44 West 96th Street, #1AThe 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. 1409The perks: Studio in a doorman building. We hunted high and low and found these 12 apartments that are (relatively) bargain priced at under half a million dollars each. The price: $485,000

The place: 315 East 68th Street, Apt. The price: $500,000

The place: 54 East 1st Street, 4CThe perks: This East Village one-bedroom has exposed brick walls and a recently remodeled bathroom. Manhattan real estate is notoriously expensive. The place: 188 East 75th Street, 6DThe perks: This one-bedroom has beautiful moldings, a gorgeous bathroom, and a marble kitchen — with a dishwasher. And you live in Manhattan!The price: $274,999

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Updated: 14.11.2014 — 17:56