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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.

When should I hire a moving company?

It's time to move out of your rental, which probably means testing the extent of your planning skills in a way you've never known...

Am I allowed to Airbnb my rental?

If you’re looking for a way to make extra money, Airbnb is an appealing option. After all, more than 2.5 million people have listed their home...

Rental application fees: What you need to know

When you’re moving into a new place, it can feel like unexpected fees and costs pop up all the time. One relatively low fee...

5 things your renters insurance policy doesn’t cover

Renters insurance is a big help when your property is lost, broken or stolen. It’s also a big help when you accidentally damage your...

How to find your perfect rental home fast

There are actually a lot of benefits to renting a place- you get all the privacy and space you want without the worry of...

5 ways to get your deposit back

Most landlords require a security deposit, sometimes called a safety or damage deposit, prior to you moving in. They do this as a safety...

How to find the right rental for your budget

Apartment hunting is a grind, especially in crowded cities like New York or San Francisco. You need to have a game plan and do...

How to be a zero-waste renter

The ice caps are melting. The air is becoming more polluted each day. Landfills are expanding at alarming rates. Each person’s day-to-day activities and actions...

What to do if your maintenance request isn’t completed

You deserve to live in a safe home. Even though landlord/tenant responsibilities regarding maintenance vary greatly by region, there are a few basic standards...
There's a smarter way to rent.
There's a smarter way to rent.

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