1 bedroom private property for $600k should be achievable, however, it depends on the location you are looking at.
Why not meet up for a more detailed discussion such that I can understand your concerns better in order to help?
Will you have any alternative accomodation after selling if you do not find a suitable place to buy?
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Hope my answer is not too late.
But let me show you what's available.
And also, I want to give you a comprehensive market analysis report so you can price your property accurately.