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Renter's Checklist
Free Printable Renter's Checklist - Perfect for Anyone Getting a First (or Next) Apartment - Scroll Down for PDF
 
 



 
We filled in this sample renter's checklist for you below, to give you some idea what to write. The topics are extensive, but still vague enough to allow you to personalize the rental checklist form. On your own checklist, write down what matters most to you. This is perfect for college students renting their first apartment or house. To print the checklist sheet with just the headings, print the PDF file. Click here to print (PDF file).
 
 

Address

666 Mockingbird Lane

 

Neighborhood

Lincoln Heights; Residential; Lots of kids on bikes

Rent

 $800.00 a month

 

Elevator

Walk-up building; Third floor

Deposit

 $800.00 plus $800.00 broker fee

 

Air Conditioning/Heat

Allow window units; Radiator heat

Parking 

Crowded street parking

 

Windows

5 total; 1 doesn't open right

Utilities

Heat & hot water included, but not cooking gas or electricity

 

Telephone Jacks

1 in living room

Closets

1 linen closet & 1 closet in master bedroom

 

Internet/Cable Television Jacks

No jacks (will have to pay for installation)

Extra Storage

1 5x5 space in basement

 

Kitchen Ventilation/Exhaust

No kitchen exhaust fan

Apartment Amenities

Built-in microwave

 

Soundproof

Thumped on walls--sound hollow (not good)

Electrical Outlets

2 in living room; 1 in each bedroom; 1 in bathroom; 1 in kitchen

 

Outdoor Space

Overgrown backyard; no one seems to use it

Water Pressure

Bathroom/Shower good; kitchen bad

 

Building Amenities

Garbage chute on every floor

Square Feet

700

 

Changes to Apartment

No nails in walls; Walls must stay white

Bedrooms

2, but second one can fit only a twin bed

 

Pets

1 cat but no dogs, birds, etc.

Laundry Facilities

4 washers and dryers in basement

 

Local Amenities

4 blocks from subway; Near a lot of bars/restaurants; No grocery store nearby

Building/Apartment Security

Camera at entrance; Strong locks

 

Landlord/Maintenance

Residents seem to feel safe leaving their packages out by the mailboxes; maintenance person available 24/7/365

Miscellaneous

  • Small

  • Carpeting in master bedroom

  • Nice kitchen