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Rental life can be stressful, we're here to help. In the tenants section of Four Walls you'll find temporary home decor ideas, tips for negotiating with your landlord, and more.

How to find your perfect rental home fast

There are actually a lot of benefits to renting a place- you get all the privacy and space you want without the worry of...

5 ways to get your deposit back

Most landlords require a security deposit, sometimes called a safety or damage deposit, prior to you moving in. They do this as a safety...

How to find the right rental for your budget

Apartment hunting is a grind, especially in crowded cities like New York or San Francisco. You need to have a game plan and do...

How to be a zero-waste renter

The ice caps are melting. The air is becoming more polluted each day. Landfills are expanding at alarming rates. Each person’s day-to-day activities and actions...

What to do if your maintenance request isn’t completed

You deserve to live in a safe home. Even though landlord/tenant responsibilities regarding maintenance vary greatly by region, there are a few basic standards...

How to create rooms in a studio apartment

Cities are the future. In 2018, the majority of people on Earth – 55 percent of global populations – live in cities and that...

Moving out: How to make sure you get your deposit back

Maybe you’ve hired a moving company so you can relax while they carry your stuff down five flights of stairs or maybe you’ve shoved everything you...

Five best cities to be a renter

Figuring out where you want to live - city, suburb, country, etc. - can be a tough decision. Not only do you have to...

The advantages (and obligations) of having a co-signer

Finding an apartment you love isn't always easy -- so when you find your dream residence, you don't want anything or anyone standing in...
There's a smarter way to rent.
There's a smarter way to rent.

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