A mortgage that comes with a cat, designing around a weird layout, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | September 3, 2014 - 10:59AM

The Russian bank handing out cats along with mortgages is definitely onto something (Jezebel via The Billfold)

Learning how to achieve "design compromise" in a cramped West Village apartment (Design Sponge)

If you're in the market for a townhouse, a lot of 'em are coming to Red Hook (The Real Deal)

How a notoriously picky Turtle Bay co-op building is loosening its decades-old restrictions (NYT)

Pack your bags: according to one person, the Upper East Side is now cooler than Brooklyn (The Daily Beast)

Here's how to keep your home from developing mold (and yourself from developing a mold-related ailment) (NYT)

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