Cheapish finds in Manhattan's nicest buildings, an app to shrink the broker's fee, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | December 1, 2014 - 10:59AM

Small apartments in the city's most prestigious buildings are cheaper than you might think (relatively speaking, that is) (NYT)

Meet Padspin, a new app that aims to minimize broker's fees (DNAinfo)

If you've got a Scrooge-like landlord, don't expect Christmas tree vendors to set up shop on your sidewalk (NYP)

How a co-op should handle a neighbor's literal rat's nest (NYT)

Tricks to make your tiny apartment feel a bit bigger (Apartment Therapy)

"Illegal hotels" are perfectly legal, according to a lawsuit from two short-term landlords (Habitat Magazine)

Landlords who leave their tenants without heat are now on an official watchlist (NYDN)

Decorate like an adult, even on a tight budget (Apartment Therapy)

Get more BrickUnderground! Sign up for our weekly newsletter, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook


Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.