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.

If you’re looking for a new place and have your eye on a certain neighborhood, this blog post probably isn’t for you. This is for those people out there tirelessly trying to pin down a few cities that are...
The sun is starting to set earlier and nights out call for a jacket....unfortunately, summer might actually be ending. Since you're probably going to be hibernating all winter anyway, make the impending cold temperatures seem more bearable by using it as an excuse...
For our new "Ask a Landlord" series we'll be asking real property owners for their advice about your burning questions. This time we asked Cynthia Hale, creator of the blog 'Mother of All Landlords', for her thoughts on going rogue and...
Don't limit your style just because you're limited on space. These fun and simple projects are perfect for apartment dwellers because they add a pretty punch of summer without taking up a lot of space. They're all easy to...
Make safety your first priority when moving in to a new place. For the first article in our Movable Gadgets series, we have picked five renter-friendly safety gadgets. They're even portable, so you can take these gadgets with you...
Do you still make resolutions on New Year's Day? Even though I know the chance of them sticking is very slim, the organized list-making side of my brain loves making resolutions that may or may not continue past January 2nd. 2015 is...
The scenario is simple. It’s usually not your fault. You were too nice. You wanted to help someone. Okay, fine. Maybe you weren’t bailing out your friend from jail for doing that crazy thing at your best friend’s bachelor/bachelorette...
$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...
More families than ever are choosing to live in an apartment, even with children. Renting a place can give you flexibility, the opportunity to live in an area you could never afford to buy in and a little community...
Despite everyone’s best efforts, summer is winding down. If you’re heading to college this fall, you’ve probably either settled into your new place or are getting ready to load everything up and make the move. Since you’re a college student,...
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