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Move Out Information

What day and time do we need to be moved out of our apartment or house?

Your move out date is printed clearly on the first page of your lease. All leases end at noon on the final day of your lease.

 

Is the full month’s rent due for August?

Yes, you signed a lease for twelve equal payments due the 1st day of each month. We do not prorate August rent.

 

When will we get our security deposit back?

Your security deposit will be returned within 30 days of the end of your lease.  An itemized list of deductions will be included with the check.

If you decide to trash the house on the way out, we will take digital photos and send them to you and your parental guarantor.

Can you send separate security deposit checks?

No. We only send out one check per house.

Do we have to clean the house when we leave?

Yes. The house needs to be cleaned, including kitchens, bathrooms, stoves and floors. If you have carpets, they must be professionally steam cleaned. Please leave the house empty. Do not leave anything behind including clothes, cleaning supplies, canned food etc. You will be charged for removal of these items.

Can we leave furniture behind?

No. We charge to remove furniture. If you are leaving the furniture for the new tenants you need to inform us and mark the furniture with a post-it note so we don’t haul it away.

What are the most common security deposit charges?

  1. Missing keys. (Put all entry keys on the counter.)
  2. Missing keys. (Put bedroom keys inside of deadbolts.)
  3. Cleaning.
  4. Stains and Cigarette burns on carpet. (If the carpet is ruined, you bought it)
  5. Missing or destroyed furniture.
  6. Scratches on hardwood floors.
  7. Anything that ruins the paint job on the wall.
  8. Garbage, personal items and furniture left behind.
  9. Repainting rooms back to Sherwin Williams Dover White from any other color.

 

A summary of what to do at Move Out can be found here.