"Affordable" apartments for the upper middle class, buy a whole town for the price of a NYC studio, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | July 1, 2014 - 10:59AM

On the Upper West Side, affordable housing could soon be set aside for the upper middle class (Capital New York)

And if you're fed up with the New York market all together, an entire town in South Dakota is on the market for $400,000 (NYDN)

Finally, your years of paying rent on time could help your credit score (and ability to lock down a mortgage) (The Real Deal)

A new, interactive map will show you exactly what developments are coming to your nabe (The Atlantic)

Yes, it really does pay off to invest in renter's and homeowner's insurance (Business Insider)

Lucky enough to have a real pantry? Here's how to maximize your space (Zillow Blog)

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