Moving into your very first rented apartment or house

"Moving into your very first rented apartment or house" submitted by SchoolGrantsfor Editorial Team and last updated on Friday 22nd July 2011

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Whether you are moving into your very first rented apartment or house or you are just moving from one place to another, it's very important to keep some things in mind. With these steps, you can make sure you get exactly what you want from your new place!

Your Checklist

One of the first things that you need to do is to make out a checklist of things you are looking for in a new place. Use our checklist to start your own.

General Characteristics

Whether you are moving into your very first rented apartment or house or you are just moving from one place to another, it's very important to keep some things in mind. With these steps, you can make sure you get exactly what you want from your new place!

Your Checklist

One of the first things that you need to do is to make out a checklist of things you are looking for in a new place. Use our checklist to start your own.

General Characteristics

Living Area Features

Community Features

Neighborhood Features

Start Looking

Once you have your checklist of things you need, start the hunting!

Inspecting Your New Place

Bring your check list and make a list of things while you are looking around the apartment.

AS YOU ENTER

LIVING ROOM/DINING AREA

KITCHEN:

BATHROOMS:

BEDROOMS:

Questions to ask Your Landlord

Expectations from Your Landlord

Expectations from You