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What/Where: One-bedroom rental "located on a great block" in Chelsea, somewhere on 28th Street.
Looks Good, Right: Even if the living room photo makes the place look a bit snug, the price is nothing to complain about: $1,800 per month and no broker's fee. Could be the perfect crash pad for one of the many grads set to flood the island. At least a bit of charm. "Nice hardwood floors" and "decorative molding" says the listing.
The Catch!: The apartment also boasts a "windowed kitchen and modern appliances" and "a full bathroom," which sure sounds nice...
But as our tipster points out, "It isn't until you get to the pictures that you figure out it's the same room." Yep, it's one of those Manhattan apartments your mom warned you about, but it is a step up over the common bathtub-in-the-kitchen horror story. That's a deal-breaker, ladies! Or is it? It's almost like having a giant dishwasher.