See what the most- and least-expensive apartments in Queens look like

Take a look at two extremes of the rental market in Queens: a full house in Forest Hills and a studio in Arverne



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Recently we've been taking a look at the highs and lows of the New York City rental market; last week we saw the most- and least-expensive apartments available right now in Brooklyn and the Bronx. And now, let's compare extremes in Queens: a $6,000-per-month pad in Forest Hills and a $702 studio in Arverne on the Rockaway Peninsula. Both listings were pulled from real-estate site Zumper, which has over 10,000 NYC-area listings.

Photographs courtesy Zumper

Though $6K a month may seem like a lot to plonk down for this poorly photographed spot at the corner of 69th Avenue and Dartmouth Street, it's actually not a bad deal. It's a six-bedroom house, so tenants would pay $1,000 apiece—and its listing claims amenities like a dishwasher, central air and laundry. Then again, it's advertised as both a three-story and a duplex.… So we're not quite sure what to believe. Either way, the photos posted probably make it look a lot seedier than it's likely to be in friendly Forest Hills. Head over to Zumper for more images and the full listing.

57-17 Shore Front Parkway, Arverne, Queens

57-17 Shore Front Parkway, Arverne, Queens Photograph courtesy Zumper

We were initially seduced by this $702-per-month studio when we read the word oceanfront—but these aren't exactly beachside bungalows. Located at 58-17 Shore Front Parkway in the Arverne section of the Rockaways, the complex is quite a trek to Manhattan. Plus, there's no square footage listed for this apartment, so it could be a closet. At the very least, the agent for the Forest Hills spot should take some cues from the photos in this listing. Head over to Zumper for more information.

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