A crackdown on broker kickbacks, a first-time renter's guide to cleaning, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | August 12, 2014 - 10:59AM

Buyers, beware a broker's title insurance recommendation: they may be getting a kickback (The Real Deal; previously)

A foolproof guide to keeping your apartment clean — without driving yourself nuts (My First Apartment)

So your co-op shares became more valuable! Um, what does that actually mean? (Habitat Magazine)

If you're on the hunt for a new vacuum cleaner, try one of these (Business Insider)

50 ways to repurpose kitchen gadgets you never use (Apartment Therapy)

Stuy-Town residents can hang onto their affordable apartments, for now (Capital NY via Curbed NY)

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