1. Pre-Move Checklist:
This item provides an overview of the property and its condition prior to the move, including any necessary repairs or modifications that must be made prior to occupancy.
2. Move-in Inventory:
This section lists all items that are included in the property and any items that need to be brought in by the tenant, such as furniture or appliances.
3. Damage Notes:
This area is used to note any existing damage on a property before either party has taken possession of it. Both parties should sign off on this section to ensure they both agree with what is listed before signing a lease agreement.
4. Moving Procedures:
This section outlines how tenants should go about packing and transporting their belongings, as well as any specific instructions from the landlord.
5. Security Deposit:
This item outlines the amount of money that needs to be paid (usually by tenants) for a security deposit and what it covers.
6. Move-out Inventory:
This item lists all items in the property at move-out and is used to ensure that nothing was taken during the move. Both parties should agree on this list before signing a lease agreement or finalizing the move-out process.
7. Final Payment & Refunds:
This section details how much money landlords are owed upon check-out and when they can expect to receive those payments, along with any refunds due after payment has been made.
8. Renters Insurance:
This item outlines the importance of renters insurance and any requirements that landlords may have for tenants to purchase it.