Articles for Tenants

Articles for Tenants

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.

Part one in a two part series. This week, we're talking about when you can get the best deals on an apartment if you're a tenant and next week we'll back with a blog for landlords on the best time to advertise...
Originally published on KSL.  Moving is not easy. Even after you've found somewhere to live, you still have to pack up all that stuff, call up your closest friends and family to cash in a favor, and contemplate why you...
Let's say you're the living personification of what a perfect tenant should be: you pay your rent on time, you keep the noise levels reasonable, and plan on being in the same place for a while. Congratulations, you're ready to...
As amazing as the sun can feel after a long winter, there's a point when summer comes and cold air sounds better. The summer heat that we're dealing with now can be cured (at least partially) with these few...
In case you missed part one, I'm testing out natural house cleaning supplies to see what works and what doesn't. This time around I focused on laundry. Disclaimer: I have super sensitive skin and have found out that a dye-free and...
You did it! You found your dream apartment in the perfect location. Whether you’re a Baby Boomer downsizing or a Millennial moving for the first time, you’re experiencing the thrill of a new place. Then, you realize your new rental won’t...
This blog post might seem kind of random, but I recently fixed a problem that has been plaguing my apartment for months and thought it might help someone else out. If you live in an older rental, you can sometimes get...
Whether or not you believe in making resolutions at the start of a new year, sometimes it just feels good to sit down and set some goals. I live in a rental and put together a list of things I...
  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 need to pare down your belongings by holding each item you own and asking if...
When I moved into my first apartment, I had no idea what to expect. I was excited to live on my own, but soon found out that I was less prepared than I thought. Although nothing could have prepared...
– Advertisement –
“Tenants: