Purchase Cost Analysis of a NYC Apartment

The last of my three-part series with the fantastic NYC real estate agent and expert Renée Fishman. She gives a cost breakdown of an apartment I went to see in the West Village.


I went to one of Renée listings to see what’s out there in the market. The apartment on 204 West Houston is a nicely laid out junior one-bedroom. (You can also take a look at her video tour.) First thing, the location is fantastic; right off of Sixth Ave. on West Houston so you’re close to both Soho and the West Village. Second, the apartment is really charming. The current owners did a great job with the blue wall (I’m loving that shade of blue they used) and the furnishings, so right away, it felt like a place anyone would feel at home. This would be a great apartment for first-time buyers.

See the rest of the series: part one and part two.

INFO: Renée Fishman | Vice President Halstead Property, LLC | 212.381.2392 | email

Photo Credit: Nico Arellano (Renée photo), Michael Weinstein (apartment photos)

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  • 4 years ago

    Lovely apt! Love the blue also. It is so calming. Wish I could own an apt here in the city, but my husband and I need a house (I have a studio, and my husband does too…). Loved how the cost and info was broken down. Very easy to follow.

  • notesontea (Georgia)
    4 years ago

    A well executed series, Jee and Renee. The information in parts 1 and 2 were clear but it is helpful to see the principles applied to a real property.

  • Hi Winnie, lucky you to have a studio! I'm glad to hear the numbers were easy to follow. Thanks!

    Hi Georgia, happy that you found it helpful! Thanks for checking out all three parts.

  • 4 years ago

    Jee, thank you for putting my advice and guidance into such easy-to-follow infographics. I love this series and it's a great resource to which I can now point new clients! You really turned my words and rough drawings into art!

  • Jee (Oh, How Civilized)
    4 years ago

    Hi Renee! Thanks so much for sitting down with me and taking the time to lend us your expertise, Love how the series turned out, thanks to you!

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