When it comes to the benefits of owning vs. renting, a great case can be made right here. NYC apartments for $350K are out there, and they’re attainable. Of course, you have to find the right digs to get excited about. That’s where StreetEasy comes in. Here are 5 fantastic deals in Manhattan and Queens for $350K — or even less. Would any of them turn you from renting to owning?
Our first NYC apartment for $350K (or less!) is practically an engraved invitation to first-time buyers. This Hudson Heights 1-bedroom requires a down payment of just 10%. And look what you get! There’s a large, open living space and three closets. The new kitchen sports a breakfast bar, a dishwasher, and custom cabinets. High ceilings and great natural light are nice, too. Add in-building laundry and easy access to Fort Tryon Park and subways, and you’re in business.
We stay uptown for our next NYC apartment for $350K. Coming in under budget is this lovely Park Terrace East co-op. Old-school details include original hardwood floors. And do not underestimate the original tiled bathroom with soaking tub! It’s retro, but it’s in top condition. The renovated kitchen boasts cherry cabinets, stone counters, and a dishwasher. Corner windows and other features add a lot of dimension. A very tempting choice in Inwood!
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If you thought there was nothing this affordable on the Upper West Side, think again. This NYC apartment for $350K is on West 74th and West End Avenue, an amazing location less than a block from Riverside Park. Inside, the wide alcove space lets you live a little beyond the average studio. A separate kitchen has been adorably updated with tons of storage and a dishwasher. A walk-in closet eases the clutter. Plus, the elevator building also offers laundry and a gym.
The allure of the Jackson Heights Historic District is on full display with this beautiful co-op. It’s a top-floor corner unit that retains plenty of charm thanks to a thoughtful restoration. With both southern and western exposures, this NYC apartment for $350K feels good — and lives good. The hardwoods gleam, and the original fixtures are refurbished. There’s a separate dining room adjacent to a big, bright kitchen. Add in the spacious bedroom and low maintenance, and this is a great home for a great price.
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Our final stop is in Kew Gardens. This section of Queens boasts beautiful Tudors, winding streets, and great access to the E and F trains for easy commuting. This oversized 1-bedroom at Hampton House sports a fantastic remodel. The huge chef’s kitchen alone is enough to turn heads, with a farmhouse sink and stainless appliances, including a dishwasher. But there’s more. The renovated bathroom is decked out in glass tile. Plus, room for a home office and a nice balcony provide two of New Yorkers’ most desired amenities right now.
Whether you’re looking to rent or to buy, find your next NYC apartment on StreetEasy.