Open houses get the Champagne treatment, the $500 kitchen makeover, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | May 29, 2014 - 10:59AM

Brokers' tricks to get your open house noticed: hire a psychic and don't skimp on the Champagne (ABCnews)

Dramatic kitchen renovations for under $500? Yes, really (Business Insider)

While you're in there, here's how to clean your fridge, the right way (The Kitchn via Apartment Therapy)

Living in an older building doesn't necessarily mean sacrificing fancy extras (DNAinfo)

New York renters are feeling the squeeze more than ever, but San Francisco still has it worse (Crain's)

A hanging garden for your apartment: actually pretty easy to make (Design*Sponge)

This winter was bad news for the fig trees (and backyards) of Brooklyn (Brooklyn Magazine)

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