Handling a neighbor's noisy kids, rent like a pro, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | January 12, 2015 - 10:59AM

When telling your upstairs neighbors that their kids are too loud, tread lightly (NYT)

Take photos when you first move in, and other tricks to become a renting expert (Apartment Therapy)

In Fort Lee, N.J.,  life in luxe buildings costs half the price of Manhattan (NYP)

Nearly a quarter of NYC's co-ops and condos are "non-primary residences," meaning you won't see much of your neighbors (NYT)

The last "leaving New York" essay you ever need to read: a woman, her rat, and iguana bid the city adieu (Reductresss)

What parenting in New York looks like for most people, cluttered apartments and all (Refinery 29)

Most New Yorkers are woefully unprepared for house fires—get yourself ready for the worst case scenario (NYT)

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