Decorating a studio for less than a grand, NYC is apparently a buyer's market, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | September 23, 2014 - 10:59AM

How to divvy up $1,000 to decorate every part of your studio (My First Apartment)

Wait, New York is a buyer's market now? At least compared to the bidding-war-ridden West Coast (Business Insider)

Mayor de Blasio is mulling over a pied-a-terre tax for wealthy out-of-towners (Capital NY)

A decor trend we can get very into: giant house plants (Apartment Therapy)

And for new construction that's a little more affordable, head to Jersey City, farther from the waterfront (WSJ)

To protect against future storms, Staten Island's South Beach might build houses on elevated platforms (WSJ via The Real Deal)

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