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New York's Micro Apartment Boom New York's Micro Apartment Boom

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

In many increasingly crowded cities, the micro apartment rage that started in Japan is growing in popularity to help solve the housing problems of cities like Seattle, San Francisco, Boston, Providence, R.I., New York and Portland, OR. Inside, we examine the reasons behind the sudden surge in mini living units.

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Four Smart Decorating Tips for A Small Room Four Smart Decorating Tips for A Small Room

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

A small space isn't a death sentence for style and creativity. Inside, we offer four tips on how to maximize a small room and bring out the best in your home or apartment.

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How Can I Get Out of My Apartment Lease? How Can I Get Out of My Apartment Lease?

By Mary Lamphere

Breaking a lease is hard to do on either the tenant or the landlord side. Before you decide to break a lease, consider your options and how they could affect your credit.

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The Most Common Rental Scams: Don't Get Caught Up The Most Common Rental Scams: Don't Get Caught Up

By Mary Lamphere

When you combine an unsteady economy, renters in search of affordable housing options and scammers looking to make a quick buck there's plenty of room for disaster. Many of these common rental scams can easily be avoided.

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New York's Top 5 Strangest Town Names New York's Top 5 Strangest Town Names

By Colleen Colkitt

Ever wonder how certain towns get their name? Here is a brief history behind some wackiest town names in New York! If you're on a road trip and pass a place called Cheektowaga you can share with your friends the history behind it!

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The Common Forms of Property Ownership in New York The Common Forms of Property Ownership in New York

By Eleanor Boschert

New York uses several different legal classifications to define the rights and responsibilities associated with property ownership. We provide an overview of tenancy types.

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Making the Most out of a Small Space Making the Most out of a Small Space

By Ben Levy

There are many ways one can create a lovely area out of a small space. It is truly the attention to detail and use of the available furnishings that create the atmosphere of the room. Living in a studio apartment or a loft can become quite comfortable for a single person if set up in the proper manner.

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Top Things To Remember When Renting Top Things To Remember When Renting

Before renting any property, you should be aware of the terms of rental agreement, the costs included in entering the agreement, what is included with your rental, and all additional details. Here is a brief, helpful discussion of all the costs associated with renting.

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Why You Should Consider Renting Why You Should Consider Renting

While the classic American Dream may be to buy a home of your own, the new realities of the current financial market make that a pipe dream for some.

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Five Things to Know Before Renting a Home Five Things to Know Before Renting a Home

By Derren Peters

Renting a home can be a "happy medium" between home ownership and apartment renting. If you're considering this option, you should be mindful of the following.

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