The Market

Cheap rentals in the "New Frontier" of East New York, crowdfunding your down payment, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | July 31, 2014 - 10:59AM

We wish brokers would stop treating struggling neighborhoods like the Wild West, but then, these $900 one-bedrooms in the "new frontier" of East New York are a pretty good deal... (Gothamist)

Getting married? Skip the registry and crowdfund your down payment on a home (Inman News)

Besides paying all cash, you supposedly now have to write "love letters" to land an apartment (DNAinfo)

For DIY fiends, upholstery projects large and small to try this weekend (Design*Sponge)

If you're denied access to your co-op or condo's terrace for an absurd length of time, there's not much you can do about it (Habitat Magazine)

If you've got $500,000 to spend on a closet, this is the way to do it (Cosmopolitan via Refinery 29)

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