Move Out Inspection

Instructions for tenants moving out of their rental property.

It is your obligation to leave the residence in a clean and rentable condition. All of these areas are a condition for having a security deposit and/or portions thereof returned:

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  1. Notify all utility companies
  2. Put in "Change of Address" with the Post Office
  3. Return your keys to Renters Marketplace and leave us with your forwarding address for deposit disbursement

General Area Cleaning

  1. Walls and ceiling must be washed and all marks removed
  2. Carpets must be vacuumed and professionally shampooed by a truck-mounted steam cleaner ONLY (keep receipt and provide to the Property Manager)
  3. Blinds must be cleaned
  4. Windows, mullions, and tracks must be washed
  5. Light fixtures, door knobs, and all household hardware must be cleaned
  6. All tile, vinyl and wood floors must be cleaned
  7. Storage areas must be cleared out and cleaned
  8. All closets are to be cleaned including the walls inside the closet
  9. Balcony, porch, or lanai must be cleared and cleaned
  10. Make any necessary repairs of drywall damage not noted in "move-in walk through" such as nail/tack holes etc

Kitchen Area Cleaning

  1. The refrigerator must be defrosted and cleaned and turned to low
  2. The range must have the oven pans, broiler pans (if provided) and shelves cleaned
  3. Hood and exhaust fans must be cleaned
  4. The dishwasher must be cleaned and in operating order
  5. Cabinets must have all contact paper (if applied) and goods removed and shelves cleaned
  6. Floor and container under refrigerator (if there is one) must be cleaned
  7. Disposal must be flushed out

Bedrooms, Living & Dining Room

  1. Walls cleaned and marks removed
  2. Windows, mullions and tracks cleaned
  3. Carpets professionally shampooed (keep receipt and provide to the Property Manager)
  4. Light fixtures and base boards (including heaters) cleaned and dusted


  1. Lawn must be mowed and edged
  2. Yard must be raked and free of fallen leaves
  3. All beds must be free of weeds

Do you have more questions about your move out?

Contact us today to learn more about the process and what questions to ask as you begin your move.