Finding cheap apartments in pricey 'hoods, the buying-houses-with-cash trend isn't going away, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | May 16, 2014 - 11:14AM

Rental site Zumper did us all a favor and mapped out the cheap(er) parts of the city's most expensive neighobrhoods (Curbed NY)

No, the buying-houses-with-cash trend isn't going away: 8 out of 10 Manhattan buyers now do it (Washington Post)

Something else to factor into your cost of living--NYC babysitters charge higher rates than anywhere else in the U.S. (Business Insider)

How to talk your landlord out of raising your rent (Refinery 29)

Spots in Bushwick's new "polyamorous home" go for as little as $750 (well, that's one way to find a cheap room...) (DNAinfo)

Chipping in towards your retirement every time you pay the rent? This just could be crazy enough to work (The Billfold)

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