A shared puppy as building perk, DIY at its best, tips on buying a brand new condo, and more

By Leigh Kamping-Carder  | April 3, 2014 - 10:59AM

Bone up on buying a brand new condo with these 10 tips (DNAinfo)

From shlock to chic: A step-by-step look at the DIY transformation of this East Village one-bedroom (Lonny via Curbed NY)

Hide a heating pipe with a kitty scratching post and other small-space hacks (Apartment Therapy)

Sure, living in a micro-unit building is great … until it becomes a frat house (Crain’s)

When you want to smell like a NYC neighborhood, try this perfume line (DNAinfo)

The latest renter perk (at least in DC)? A communal puppy (NYO)

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