DIY flooring know-how, saving mementos when you live in a small space, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | September 18, 2014 - 10:59AM

A beginner's guide to DIY flooring (Design Sponge)

For parents in small spaces, how to hang on to your kids' artwork without filling up the entire apartment (Apartment Therapy)

Union Square is surprisingly family friendly, if you can actually afford to live there (NYT)

Via yet another horrible rental scam, a reminder that if an apartment seems too good to be true, it almost certainly is (NYDN)

Neighbor-relations tactics we don't endorse: the hostile, possibly racist deployment of porn in the windows (Gothamist)

Better than Craigslist? Roommate matchmakers are on the rise (DNAinfo)

Some cold comfort: you'll pay $105 more each month to rent a one-bedroom in San Francisco  versus NYC (Daily Mail)

One possible sign that mortgage rates won't be going up anytime soon (NYT)

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