Haggle your way to cheaper rent, interior design tips from Dr. Zizmor, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | May 14, 2014 - 10:59AM

Just because we're all at the mercy of landlords doesn't mean you can't negotiate, strategize, or renovate your way into cheaper rent (Apartment Therapy)

Dr. Zizmor's "unsellable" $4.3 million Bronx mansion: a case study in the perils of overly specific decorating (Curbed NY)

So your home got more valuable. Congratulations! Do you need to buy new insurance? (Zillow)

Keep filling that piggy bank: Only 25 percent of homes for sale in New York are technically "affordable for the middle class" (Trulia) 

Another good reason to furnish your home from the Salvation Army: three SUNY students found $40,000 inside an old couch! (NYO)

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