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.

How To: Soundproof Your Apartment

Nothing can make you despise your rental quicker than excessive noise. Like when you discover you have the kind of neighbors who do intense cardio at...

Movable Gadgets: Home Safety

Make safety your first priority when moving in to a new place. For the first article in our Movable Gadgets series, we have picked...

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...

10 Ways to Make Your Landlord Love You

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we asked landlords what makes them love their tenants. Here's what we found out: Make a good first impression// Fill...

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,...

3 Ways to Find the Best Student Housing

How many of you have searched for student housing? Sometimes the search can get rough. My approval process for finding student housing is almost...

3 Ways to Avoid Bad Landlords

Once I had a landlord who was convinced that the solution to every mishap was to "tap on it". Water leaking from the apartment...

5 perks of living in a studio apartment

  You're already more adept than Marie Kondo at paring down your stuff. If you live in 250 square feet of space, you probably don't...

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...
There's a smarter way to rent.
There's a smarter way to rent.

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