Residential deals



270 West 17th Street

2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 850 sf condo in a postwar elevator building (the Grand Chelsea); 24-hour doorman; unit has designer spa bathrooms, oversize windows; building has roof deck, laundry, live-in super; common charges $753 per month; taxes $744 per month; asking price $1.049 million; 10 weeks on the market. (Brokers: Uri Hanoch, Prudential Douglas Elliman; Laura Weinkam, the Corcoran Group)

“We had a little bit of an issue with someone willing to go over the hump of $1 million because of the mansion tax … [so] the sellers took a little bit less than what they’d hoped for and in return, the purchaser let them live rent-free for an additional four months after the sale closed. Their new place wasn’t ready yet, so it worked out really well.” Uri Hanoch, Prudential Douglas Elliman



229 West 116th Street

2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,600 sf duplex condo in a walk-up building (Casa Loma); unit has private outdoor patio, washer/dryer, walk-in closet and solid oak flooring; building has furnished roof deck, laundry facilities, bike storage and live-in super; common charges $810 per month; taxes $0 per month (abated); asking price $679,000; 81 weeks on the market. (Brokers: Sarah Lipman, Shawn Smith, the Corcoran Group; Daniel Kramp, City Connections Realty)

Midtown East


330 East 33rd Street

1-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 750 sf condo in a postwar elevator building; 24-hour doorman; concierge; unit has hardwood floors, southern exposure, central air-conditioning; building has health club, party room and laundry facilities; common charges $454 per month; taxes $512 per month; asking price $645,000; 14 weeks on the market. (Brokers: Max Moondoc, Barak Realty; Jackie Jenkins, Akam Associates)

Midtown East


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251 East 32nd Street

550 sf studio converted into 1-bedroom co-op in a full-service postwar elevator building (Riverview East); unit has hardwood floors, eastern exposure, renovated kitchen and bath; maintenance $988 per month; 56 percent tax-deductible; asking price $379,000; 10 weeks on the market. (Brokers: Victoria Vinokur, Prudential Douglas Elliman; Randolph Green, Century 21 NY Metro)

Upper East Side


163 East 81st Street

1-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 700 sf penthouse in prewar elevator co-op; 24-hour doorman, unit has 11-foot beamed ceilings, wood-burning fireplace, 1,100 sf of set-back terraces and a glass-enclosed solarium with city views to the north, east and west; building has live-in super, laundry and storage; maintenance $2,531 per month; 26 percent tax-deductible; asking price $995,000; 20 weeks on the market. (Broker: Randi Ellen Good, Halstead Property)

“It was an estate sale. … A single woman had lived there by herself for like 30 years. After I had a contract signed, I had calls left and right. It’s when it’s not available that people want it. When it is available, people think something’s wrong with it.” Randi Ellen Good, Halstead Property

Park Slope


251 7th Street

2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,503 sf condo in a new elevator building (the Argyle Park Slope); unit has balcony, hardwood floors, washer/dryer, walk-in closet; building has fitness room, roof deck, private storage; common charges $804 per month; taxes $33 per month (abated); asking price $689,000; 122 weeks on the market. (Brokers: Corcoran Group Marketing; Corey Wecler, City Connections Realty)



610 Union Avenue

1-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 930 sf condo in an elevator building (Lotus); unit has high ceilings, hardwood floors, washer/dryer; building has storage facilities and roof deck; common charges $396 per month; taxes $240 per month; asking price $595,000; 12 weeks on the market. (Broker: Jonathan Tager,