Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Manhattan | 188 East 70th Street, No. 17B

A one-bath, 547-square-foot, newly updated studio with a large foyer or dining area, a Murphy bed, built-ins and a marble bathroom on the 17th floor of a 31-story doorman building with a concierge, live-in super, gym, catering room, children’s playroom and shared laundry. Joshua Garner and Mike Fabbri, The Agency, 203-535-4554; theagencyre.com

Costs

Common charges: $1,066 a month

Taxes: $12,960 a year

Pros

The kitchen is separate from the sleeping and living area and has ample counter space.

Cons

The building does not have extra storage.


Manhattan | 22 West 26th Street, No. 2A

A two-bedroom, two-bath, roughly 1,800-square-foot apartment that has a breakfast bar, a primary bedroom with a walk-in closet, a windowed en suite bath with a double vanity, a large living and dining area, central air-conditioning and a washer/dryer on the second floor of a 12-story prewar building with a part-time doorman, virtual intercom, basement storage cages, an off-site super, a bike room and a roof deck. David Eskander and Noble Black, Douglas Elliman, 818-421-0824; elliman.com

Costs

Maintenance: $3,952 a month

Pros

The floor plan is flexible in this spacious loft. It has exposed brick and ceilings that reach 12 feet.

Cons

The maintenance is high.


Brooklyn | 73 Hanson Place, No. 2

A two-bedroom, two-bath roughly 800-square-foot apartment with a galley kitchen, a primary suite with a dressing room, built-ins, 12-foot ceilings, a decorative fireplace, a backyard, a deck and basement storage, on the second floor of a four-story townhouse with shared laundry and an off-site super. Daphnée Chapoteau, Chapoteau Real Estate Inc., 718-501-8908; chapoteaurealestate.com

Costs

Maintenance: $1,157 a month

Pros

The kitchen is newly renovated and the backyard is big.

Cons

The primary bedroom has a door to the exterior hallway and the second bedroom has a pass-through window to the living room. There’s no bathtub. The downstairs unit has legal rights to a corner of the backyard.

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

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