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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.

5 simple steps to finding the perfect apartment

Finding the right apartment can be rough, particularly if you're moving to a new city or area for the first time. But it doesn't have...

Moving from a dorm to an apartment: 5 things to leave...

A dorm is a good primer for life outside your parent's house. But the real pinnacle of adulting comes when you move into your...

How to make your studio apartment feel bigger

A studio apartment is many things. It can be the first taste of freedom for a post-grad or an affordable lived-in home for a...

3 ways to build your credit without a credit card

It’s easy to ignore your credit score if you’re not currently in the midst of a big life event like buying a house or...

Best (removable) home tech for your apartment

As a veteran renter and avid internet shopper, I've spent many hours looking at home tech like smart locks and alarm systems that could...

Renting your first apartment? 5 tips for the first time renter

When I moved into my first apartment, I had no idea what to expect. I was excited to live on my own, but soon...

5 things you need in your small bathroom

At Rentler we spend a lot of time reading about the rental industry and bookmarking products we've stumbled across that are genius for small...

5 perks of living in a studio apartment

  You're already more adept than Marie Kondo at paring down your stuff. If you live in 250 square feet of space, you probably don't...

How to pay rent when you’ve blown your monthly budget

The scenario is simple. It’s usually not your fault. You were too nice. You wanted to help someone. Okay, fine. Maybe you weren’t bailing...