Neighborhoods to check out in 2015, the year in apartment DIY, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | December 29, 2014 - 10:59AM

Airbnb fights, still-high rents, and more real estate predictions for the new year (NYT)

Catch up on a year's worth of DIY tips and tricks (Apartment Therapy)

Speaking of Airbnb, new short-term rental laws are putting legit bed and breakfasts out of business, too (NYO)

No, you don't need to bake a bunch of cookies to sell your apartment (and other staging tips to take with a grain of salt) (NYT)

Want to feel comparatively good about your bad landlord? These tenants' rights marchers have some serious horror stories (Brokelyn)

Check this map to see if your building is one of many that's still using illegal heating oil (DNAinfo)

If your noisy neighbor pays more rent than you do, good luck getting the landlord to intervene (NYT, previously)

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