A distinctive fixer-upper for sale on Craigslist, revamp your kitchen for $500, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | November 24, 2014 - 10:59AM

Craigslist isn't just for rentals: find a ramshackle Japanese-style house in Kew Gardens for $1.2 million (DNAinfo, Brownstoner Queens)

Give your kitchen a facelift on a $500 budget (Apartment Therapy) 

Landlord lied about bedbugs? Make them pay (or break the lease) (NYT)

Custom-designed bunk beds work for kids and grown-up guests alike (WSJ)

Expect more friends to move to Queens--but not for the bargain rent (NYT)

Host Thanksgiving in your tiny apartment without driving yourself nuts (Refinery 29)

Another OKCupid-style app has launched to help New Yorkers find roommates (NYT)

Avoid these ordering and delivery missteps that can add extra costs onto your reno (Sweeten)

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