The rising doorman premium, a well-priced Flatbush fixer-upper, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | November 19, 2014 - 10:59AM

The "doorman premium" is getting ever bigger, mostly because large apartments are so expensive (Curbed NY, previously)

For the savvy redecorator, this $285,000 Flatbush two-bedroom could be a smart buy (Brownstoner)

When to book a cheap staycation, and other hacks for NYC dwellers (Thrillist) 

Good lighting can go a long way toward making a house (or apartment) feel like a home (Apartment Therapy)

One way to figure out your financing: the New York Times real estate app now comes with a mortgage calculator (TechCrunch)

How to vet your landlord or management company before you sign that lease (Zillow Blog)

Take earthy, minimalist decorating cues from this boutique owner's Brooklyn abode (Design Sponge)

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