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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.

The best tech for your new apartment

Moving into a new apartment can be an exhilarating (and frustrating) experience as you settle in. You need to get a feel for the...

The peaceful tenant’s guide to coping with noisy neighbors

You were so relieved to find what you thought was the perfect apartment, in what seemed like a quiet area. But now your dream...

Best places for free moving boxes

Congratulations on your new home! Now that you’re moving, you have a million and one things to think about and prepare for. Like renting...

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...