How to handle noisy (and smelly) neighbors, a terrible new trend in rent hikes, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | June 30, 2014 - 10:59AM

How to (politely) handle hard-partying and/or chain-smoking neighbors (NYT)

While we're talking etiquette, summer rentals can be a minefield (NYT)

Landlords adjusting (i.e. raising) rents a la airline pricing: just what we'd all hoped for? (NYDN via Curbed NY)

Writing a nice letter to a seller in hopes of locking down their apartment for yourself? Probably couldn't hurt (Zillow)

These tiny, perfectly laid out homes smaller than 1,000 square feet are making our shoebox apartments look pretty promising (Houzz)

Would you pay extra for an apartment with built-in air purification? (WSJ via The Real Deal)

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