MuseumTowers 1187sf 1 bed with home office. Tale of Two Units. 2.175 vs 2.5m. Thoughts?

So there’s one unit on the 19th floor for 2.175M and the identical layout on the 37th floor for 2.5m at Museum Towers next to MoMa on 53rd street. Naturally the 37th floor has better views, but it also has sleeker, minimalist, modern, 100% sexier interior design. Ignoring the views for now, how do you rate the difference between apartments, is the 2.5M *gasp* underpriced, the 2.175M vastly overpriced, or do you think the 2.175 is a theoretical deal for someone with more traditional taste?

Put your Parker Brother Billionaire Hat on and think about a Monopoly Mortgage. Just Curious.

Living Room 37th floor

Living Room 19th floor

Bedroom (opens to living room) 37th floor

Bedroom (traditional layout) 19th floor

Kitchen 37

Kitchen 19


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For those in the know. 1186 sf for 800k. Modern keyed elevator Luxury… on Classon Ave??? Yup!

So if you know me at all, you know I don’t like to pay full price for Macy’s brand Made in China type wears. To be honest, I don’t even buy Made in Italy unless it’s like 65% off.

Well, this condo is on Classon and Myrtle, so it’s really not ideal for someone that is new to BK (aka, no busses, no G train). What it is, is 1186sf of Modern West Chelsea style Loft goodness, keyed elevator and all that for half the price. See what I did there?

So if you are a Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bed Stuy Veteran, or maybe even a Bo/Co/Ca dweller looking to own a piece of the thoroughest Borough, check this out!

Peter-Charles Bright
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Prime Fort Greene, Clinton Hill Price!!!
Adelphi between Greene & Fulton

This lovely townhouse 1 br is a great deal in the heart of Fort Greene.
It features hardwood floors. high ceilings and a private deck for your enjoyment.
But best of all it’s just a few blocks to Atlantic Center Mall, Barclays arena, Fort Greene Park and BAM.
As well as numerous options for fine dining and entertainment .
Call Now it won’t last long!

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Best of Bushwick! Single Family Townhouse 3 bed (CONV 4) 2 bath. Totally renovated $3662! NO FEE!!!


Stunning Single Family Townhouse


Gorgeous 3 bedroom (convertible 4) / 2 bathroom
50 Eldert Street

Beautiful brand new renovation

Condo like finishes throughout; high ceilings, oak hard wood floors, original fireplace mantles, ceiling moldings, modern lighting detail

4 potential bedrooms; large, spacious, amazing natural light.

Enormous closet space

50 Eldert Street

Bathrooms feature: deep soaking tubs, glass encased showers, double vanities

Kitchen features: Italian marble, stainless steel appliances, white gloss cabinetry, stainless steel trim

50 Eldert Street

Private garden / deck / outdoor space; perfect for grilling, chilling and entertaining

Washer / Dryer / Dishwasher

Pet friendly

Ability to pay your rent via credit card

Quiet tree lined block

J train is 2 blocks away (20 minutes from Manhattan)

1 MONTH FREE.  Net effective monthly rent = $3,662. Gross Rent = $3,995

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What do you want? An unlikely real estate lesson from a Fantasy Football Sports Journalist.

X521Once you run your criteria the market shrinks immensely.
Falling in love with something out of your budget is potentially damning.
Not everybody is motivated purely by financial gain.


“I know the price. That’s not what I’m asking. What does he want?

It was a few years ago and, newly engaged, my soon-to-be wife and I were looking for a new home. Having bought (and then sold) two different houses in Los Angeles, I knew one thing for certain: It takes forever. Days upon days of driving around neighborhoods; silently judging potential neighbors; going through strangers’ homes and saying things like, “Well, we’d have to gut the bathroom” or “Come on honey, that big giant moose head is cool”; having potential neighbors silently judging you back … it’s a seemingly endless process that qualifies somewhere between “brutal” and “soul-crushing.”

I was prepared for the worst.

Our realtor, however, quickly shrugged off our concerns. It’ll take an hour. An hour? Yes, he said, an hour. As he pointed out, we had pretty specific parameters: we had my three soon-to-be stepsons to think about, so we needed a house that not only had room for them, but was near their father and didn’t require them to change school systems.

“How many homes do you think are in this city? There’s fewer than 19,000 houses in town, no one is selling because of the economy … there are exactly five, count ‘em, five houses that meet your criteria and price range,” he’d told us.

Could it be that easy? I am the questioning sort, always have been, so I did what I always do (and somehow have managed to make a living doing): I went to my computer and started researching.

He was right. There were five.

But then there was this sixth house that met all of our criteria but had no price listed. And even better, it had been on the market for two years. Maybe they were lowering the price? I asked my realtor about it and he said, yeah … that house is way out of your price range. With three kids, a wife and potentially more kids on the way, price range was very important to us. We have a lot of college to pay for. But I said, “Let’s look at it anyway. You never know.”

When buying a house, the most common question is “What’s the price?” And, if it’s been on the market for a while, it’s “what’s wrong with it?” Those weren’t the questions I asked, because those weren’t the right questions.

Thanks JJP for sending me the article.
Click below for a link to the complete article.

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Yorkville Studio, UES, $1895

Do Not Miss This — Excellent Price and Opportunity!!! Located on one of the most beautiful blocks on the Upper East Side, this exquisite studio is spacious and charming with exposed brick, high ceilings, large windows, a marble bath, hardwood floors throughout and good closet space. Overlooking trees in the courtyard, the apartment is very quiet and receives a lot of light. The brownstone’s exterior is attractive, and the building is immaculately maintained. There are lovely boutiques and restaurants along the block. Call today for a viewing of this incredible apartment!!

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