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.

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...
Let me guess. Commitment problems? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Or is it the significant price difference? The location? I know, I know... There’s a myriad of reasons that may be tearing you apart in the all-important decision...
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...
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...
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...
$100. It doesn’t seem like much, but for many, it’s the difference between love and hate when it comes to your apartment. There are many fine-line situations where a slim number can be so important, it’s like the habitable zone...
Are you renting an apartment or small home and expecting a child? If so, you may be asking yourself, where will all that stuff go? Although nurseries may seem complex, there are really just a few things to consider. Where...
  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...
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...
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...
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