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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.

Decorating your Small Rented Space

Decorating a rented home is never an easy task. Part of your budget goes to regular monthly rent payments and there are always a...

Where to Find Free Moving Boxes

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...

8 Tips for DIY Balcony Gardening

A garden balcony can give you endless hours of serene pleasure, and the nice thing about such a haven is the fact that you...

Here’s Why Everyone is Investing in Rental Properties

For decades, buying a home was the ultimate goal and renting was just a means to an end. However, experts say that thought process...

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...

Is Negotiating Rent a Good Idea?

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...

Cleaning Green: Part One

One day as I was hunched over my tub, spraying heavy-duty bleach cleaner without a care in my small apartment bathroom that has no windows, the thought...

Tips for Raising Kids in a Rental

More families than ever are choosing to live in an apartment, even with children. Renting a place can give you flexibility, the opportunity to...

Should You Buy Smaller Furniture for Your Rental?

Common sense dictates that when you live in a small space, you don't want too many big pieces of furniture. At the same time,...