Art-hanging mishaps, replacing smoke detectors may cost you, and more

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

When you're hanging art in your apartment, avoid these common pitfalls (Apartment Therapy)

Yes, your landlord must keep your smoke detector up to date, but they can also ask you to pay for replacements (NYT)

If you're in the market for a NYC burial plot, take the search to Craigslist (City Lab)

Hand rails on entrance ramps: an easy way to protect your building from slip-and-fall lawsuits (Habitat Magazine)

Want to live on a quaint, one-block street? Prepare to pay a premium (NYT)

And if it's new construction you want, an Oculus Rift virtual tour could be your guide (NYDN)

Just because you have a criminal record doesn't mean you can't sign a lease (NYT)

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