“My biggest tips are searching Craigslist for items to rebuild or repaint, then Etsy for vintage or handmade stuff.” Jeanette Dalrot epoxied the dining room table herself and used Memphis Group hues for the hallway side table. She reupholstered the dining room chairs, also from Craigslist, with leather from Etsy. (Photo: Nicholas Calcott)
http://tech.co/bypass-shady-new-york-city-brokers-circumrent-2014-08 Daniel Ahmadizadeh: Moving to New York City is expensive. When you’re looking to find an apartment, most of the time you’re forced to pay a broker 15% of your first year of rent (around $3,000 based on the average rent in NYC). Why not just skip the broker and go straight to Craigslist?