Protecting your security deposit, how to avoid botching a reno, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | July 11, 2014 - 10:59AM

You can never get too much advice on getting your security deposit back in full (Zillow)

Everybody makes mistakes, especially when it comes to renovations. Here's how to avoid them (Sweeten)

Cats as building exterminators: adorable or unethical and ineffective? (DNAinfo)

If you can't afford to buy, take comfort: owning your own place is a pain, anyway (Apartment Therapy) 

Thinking of heading to Prospect Lefferts Gardens to save on rent? Think again (DNAinfo)

More "housing for hipsters" is making its way to Bushwick (Wyckoff Heights, via Free Williamsburg)

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