"Speed Roommating" hurries to Brooklyn, families flock to Midtown, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | May 12, 2014 - 10:59AM

Speed Roommating sounds mercifully efficient--and less stressful than speed dating (NY Mag)

For families, it might be time to give Midtown a chance (The Real Deal)

Your stressful new buying trend: all-cash home sales (Inman News)

Five questions you should ask yourself before investing in new furniture or appliances (Apartment Therapy)

Renovation advice for new landlords (hint: be extra careful with old plumbing) (Zillow) 

From home security to "in-house instant disco," the best high-end apartment gadgets (Luxury Listings NYC via The Real Deal)

Flipping is "so 2006," might not be such a safe bet after all (BloombergView)

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