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.

2017 Resolutions for Your Rental

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...

The Buy vs Rent Dilemma

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......

How to tell if a rental listing is fake

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,...

3 Huge Space Saving Hacks for Small Space Nurseries

Are you renting an apartment or small home and expecting a child? If so, you may be asking yourself, where will all that stuff...

The $100 difference between loving and hating your apartment

$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...

Too Much Stuff? 3 Simple Steps for Downsizing

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...

5 things that will make your apartment feel like fall

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...

5 things you need for your student apartment

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...

Beat the Heat: Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool

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...