The property: One-bedroom condo at 225 East 36th Street. Asking price: $599,000 The broker: Howard Morrel, Brown Harris Stevens The reason: This apartment in the Murray Hill Crescent is an excellent value at $599,000 and probably won’t be on the market for long. Why? Because it can easily be converted to a two-bedroom by turning the dining area into a second room. This would make a perfect place for a home office or for guests to stay and we all know that having a NYC pied-a-terre virtually guarantees that you will be having guests! The master bedroom is spacious, with ample closet space for seasonal wardrobes. The apartment has been beautifully renovated and is in move in condition. The high quality finishes create a warm home away from home feeling. The views are open to the skyline with the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building front and center. In my opinion, Murray Hill, where this apartment is located, offers some of the best values in today’s market. It’s close to the FDR Drive and the midtown tunnel entrance, making it an excellent spot for anyone driving to the city. It’s also convenient t to public transportation. Bring Fido with you since the 40-year-old condo building is pet friendly and has a doorman, live-in super, parking and a roof deck.