Storage space sells for $300K; NYC's other "poor doors," and more

By Lucy Cohen Blatter  | August 29, 2013 - 8:59AM

A tour of New York City's "poor doors"  (The Real Deal)

Feeling down about your apartment? These horror stories will cheer you up  (Atlantic Cities)

Co-op and condo boards pad reserves by buying & selling apartments (Habitat Mag)

You know how you know the NYC real estate market is nuts? Storage units sell for more than houses in other parts of the country (New York Post)

Sometimes two very different architectural renderings of the same project can act as weapons of real estate (New York Times)

To stay competitive with condos, some co-ops open the door a little wider to buyers (Wall Street Journal via The Real Deal)

Don't panic until mortgage rates hit 5% (The Real Deal)

How to move in NYC without going broke (DNA Info; previously)

Will your next mortgage approval depend on who your Facebook friends are? (

Landlord indicted in tenant scam  (DNA Info)

Ft. Greene condo board sues developer for Certificate of Occupancy that's four years late (The Real Deal)

Looking for a new development? FiDi's getting tons of them (Curbed)

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