Landlord and Tenant Problems
Know the Law
Before you rent an apartment, take a look around with the landlord or maintenance staff. This Move-In check list will help you make notes about any existing damage to the apartment. Sign and date it AND be sure to have the apartment owner or agent sign it right after your walk through. If you decide to rent the apartment, you'll have noted any damages and won't be charged for repairs of those items when you move out.
Before you sign a lease or rental agreement take a look around and note any damages.