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5 apartments for sale in Queens under $660,000 with open houses

By Austin Havens-Bowen | May 5, 2021 - 12:30PM 

This Ditmars-Steinway one bedroom is listed for $590,000 and has a large private terrace.

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If you’re looking to buy an apartment in New York City, and are priced out of Manhattan and Brooklyn, consider Queens: The borough’s median sales price in the first quarter was just $660,000.

And while that’s much lower than the first quarter median prices for Manhattan and Brooklyn, it’s actually the second highest on record for Queens. The borough is seeing trends similar to Brooklyn, with rising prices and falling listings. So you can expect to face some competition and might want to act fast if you’re looking to get a deal.

The city’s largest borough has a diverse array of housing types, including new condos closer to the city, condos and co-ops in Northern Queens, and houses farther out with more of a suburban feel. 

Buyers who no longer need a short Manhattan commute are fueling demand for cheaper single-family houses in farther-flung eastern Queens, says Bianca Colasuonno, a broker at Compass. You can hear more of her insights on Brick’s latest podcast, which puts a spotlight on Queens real estate. 

Sound like a fit? Keep reading for five places for sale in Queens for under $660,000 that also happen to have upcoming open houses.

34-20 78th St., #5H, Jackson Heights 

This two bedroom, one bath is listed for $499,000. The co-op has hardwood floors, exposed brick, ceiling fans, moldings, five closets, stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar, and large windows. The building has a live-in super, laundry room, bike storage, and storage units (with a waitlist). Monthly maintenance is $963. 

65-38 Austin St., #7C, Rego Park 

This one bedroom, one bath is listed for $535,000. The new construction condo has tile and hardwood floors, recessed lighting, moldings, stainless steel appliances, large windows, and a balcony. The building has a gym, laundry room, garage parking, and storage. Monthly common charges are $250.

19-19 24th Ave., #R207, Ditmars-Steinway 

This one bedroom, one bath is listed for $590,000. The condop features new hardwood floors, recessed lighting, custom blinds, stainless steel appliances, four closets, central air conditioning, and a large terrace. Amenities include a live-in super, doorman, laundry rooms on every floor, fitness center, bike storage, and two parking garages. Monthly maintenance is $886 and there’s a 421-a abatement until 2022.

24-51 38th St., #C10, Astoria 

This one bedroom, one bath is listed for $599,000. The co-op has hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, modern light fixtures, crown moldings, high ceilings, stainless steel appliances, and an in-unit washer and dryer. Amenities include a doorman, onsite super, furnished roof deck, lounge, courtyard, co-working room, bike room, and laundry room. Monthly maintenance is $689.

41-30 66th St., #3C, Woodside 

This one bedroom, one bath is listed for $650,000. The apartment has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, three closets, a balcony, and a private storage space. The building has a laundry room, garage parking, and bike storage. Monthly common charges are $438. 

 

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