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Old 03-29-2018, 03:59 PM
 
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Yep... Most of the one bedrooms there are now $1450 to 1500, so it's more like $60,000.
That's crazy.
I couldn't afford to live in Parkchester (if I was living alone).
Meanwhile, there are so many places I would rather live than Parkchester...
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Old 03-29-2018, 04:04 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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That's crazy.
I couldn't afford to live in Parkchester (if I was living alone).
Meanwhile, there are so many places I would rather live than Parkchester...
If you do a search on Trulia, I only found three apartments UNDER $1400:

https://www.trulia.com/p/ny/bronx/ad...y-10462--83265
This one was actually $1425 and reduced to $1385

https://www.trulia.com/p/ny/bronx/40...-10462--509830
$1250 for a studio

https://www.trulia.com/p/ny/bronx/15...62--2008908274
This one is $1350 but the bathroom is from a time warp.

So at $50,000 you could afford one studio in Parkchester. Everything else, you'd need to make over $50,000 for.
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Old 03-29-2018, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Pelham Parkway,The Bronx
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That's crazy.
I couldn't afford to live in Parkchester (if I was living alone).
Meanwhile, there are so many places I would rather live than Parkchester...
Well,that means you can't afford to live anywhere because the rents in Parkchester are about as low as they are anywhere else in NYC that is within easy walking distance of the subway.
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Old 03-29-2018, 04:06 PM
 
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Originally Posted by pierrepont7731 View Post
If you do a search on Trulia, I only found three apartments UNDER $1400:

https://www.trulia.com/p/ny/bronx/ad...y-10462--83265
This one was actually $1425 and reduced to $1385

https://www.trulia.com/p/ny/bronx/40...-10462--509830
$1250 for a studio

https://www.trulia.com/p/ny/bronx/15...62--2008908274
This one is $1350 but the bathroom is from a time warp.

So at $50,000 you could afford one studio in Parkchester. Everything else, you'd need to make over $50,000 for.
The Bourgeois projects
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Old 03-29-2018, 04:10 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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The Bourgeois projects
Agreed. So overpriced for what it is. As I said earlier, the common areas are dated, and unless you own, you cannot have a washer or dryer in your apartment, so for $1400 you get the "luxury" of schlepping to the laundromat in 2018. Oh the joy! Some of the people that live there are comical though, especially on that BxM6 bus that goes to Manhattan. They really think they're the $hit. Complete snobs. Like listen, you didn't "make" it anywhere. It's just an ordinary working class neighborhood. lol
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Old 03-29-2018, 04:30 PM
 
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Well,that means you can't afford to live anywhere because the rents in Parkchester are about as low as they are anywhere else in NYC that is within easy walking distance of the subway.
Nah. My last rental which I just moved out of was $1200 (landlord did try to raise it to $1400 but I doubt he would get that for that apartment) and it was closer to the subway and a much safer neighborhood than Parkchester.
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Old 03-29-2018, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Confines of the 101 Precinct
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The Bourgeois projects
No. Parkchester is not the high class housing projects, we are

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Old 03-29-2018, 06:16 PM
 
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Riverdale is much much different than Parkchester though. Parkchester is urban. Riverdale is the quintessential urban-suburban upper middle class neighborhood. No direct subway access in most of the area unless you live near Broadway, which is not nice fancy part of Riverdale that most refer to when describing the neighborhood.
You're not talking about Riverdale again pierrepont.
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Old 03-29-2018, 06:39 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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You're not talking about Riverdale again pierrepont.
I am because the OP asked about it...
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Old 03-29-2018, 07:44 PM
 
Location: New York
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The only way I would live in Parkchester is to buy. The neighborhood is on my list and probably on the top of the list because of affordability.
BF and don't want to move again unless we are moving to a place we buy.
There are units in the four buildings where I live west of the Parkchester Complex. The prices are reasonable but have increased a lot just in the six months I have been here. We have a laundry on premises, as well as a garage. Also the units are newer since these four buildings were built 1960. Entry is direct from the street, most shareholders using the service entrance that lines up in front of the elevator bank.
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