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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...

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...

3 Ways to Find the Best Student Housing

How many of you have searched for student housing? Sometimes the search can get rough. My approval process for finding student housing is almost...

3 Easy Ways to Spring Clean Your Apartment

Sorry, not trying to be rude, but your apartment is looking a little sad. It’s totally understandable. We’ve all spent the last few months...

Moving? 7 Tips for Downsizing Into an Apartment

Most of us are pretty darn good at accumulating stuff — and cleverly stashing it around our homes to give us the false security that...

Best of CES 2016

Last week all the fancy tech companies headed to Las Vegas for a little something called CES (Consumer Electronics Show). Amidst the smart cars and...

How to Exercise in a Small Apartment

If working out more in 2016 was one of your New Year's resolutions, you've probably already discovered that getting to the gym in the gray,...