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Sssh! How to keep the rent down in New York

I was inspired to write again about renting in the city after I came across this article in the fabulously trashy New York Post. Turns out one enterprising woman had been living in her dead aunt’s fancy Brooklyn apartment at rent-stabilized rates for … Continue reading

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Craigslist parody: all too believable

A friend shared this after we had a sharing session in the pub, bemoaning the fact that the average rent for a 1 bed flat in New York is now $3195. Check out Craigslist for yourself to see how close to the bone … Continue reading

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You too could live in a shoebox!

So it turns out that I’ll be staying in Hell’s Kitchen for a little bit longer. I had begun looking for somewhere else to stay, but due to a potential replacement being mega-flaky, I get to keep this room for … Continue reading

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