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.

Lately more and more offices are becoming "global" and allowing employees to work from home wherever they are. As a result, lots of people are taking the option of working from home at least part of the time and, according...
Renters insurance is an often-forgotten coverage that is surprisingly valuable to both tenants and landlords alike. Did you know that, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, rented units make up approximately 36.5 percent of occupied housing? Furthermore, a poll...
Checkbook, what’s a checkbook? If you rent, you probably keep one of these relics next to your rotary dial phone just to write out the monthly rent check. Luckily, paying rent online is a thing. Here are five reasons to...
The rental market is exploding right now. We’ve heard about renters waking up at the crack of dawn to get an application in first, getting put on a waitlist 20 people deep, and outbidding other renters for an apartment...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Last year I adopted a cat from a local shelter and brought him home to my apartment. Since then I’ve spend a lot time figuring out how to make the perfect living environment for me, my cat, Fox, and...
Maybe you've hired a moving company so you can relax while they carry your stuff down five flights of stairs or maybe you've shoved everything you own into garbage bags that you piled in your friend's truck. We're not...
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