Posts Tagged: Checklists

5 Step Apartment Move-out Checklist

5 Step Apartment Move-out Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are you facing the end of your first lease? Use this handy checklist by our guest blogger Jessica, to make sure that everything goes smoothly and you’ll get your security deposit back pronto! 5 Step Apartment Move-out Checklist When it’s time to move out of your apartment,  lack of planning can cost you financially and…
Checklist When Leaving Your Apartment for a Longer Period

Checklist When Leaving Your Apartment for a Longer Period

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Are you leaving soon for an exchange program abroad? Or a long work assignment out of town?  Or maybe your dream trip bumming around the ski slopes in the West? Leaving your apartment for longer than a few days is always more work than you’d think and it requires some effort to carry it out.…
7 Household Items You Should Get Before You Need Them!

7 Household Items You Should Get Before You Need Them!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You just moved in a few weeks ago and now you’re settled into your new apartment – you have everything you need. Except … a few months later, you reach for your drawer to pull out some scissors and you realize … oh, wait, you don’t have any. It’s your parents who have a pair…
Apartment Hunter’s Checklist

Apartment Hunter’s Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Need to keep track of all the rentals you check out? Use our Apartment Hunting Checklist to jot down key features of each apartment you visit. Keep track of location, rent and services (parking? pet-friendly? air-conditioning? doorman? health club? laundry in building? super on premises?) on this handy checklist.
Basic Furniture Checklist

Basic Furniture Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Budgeting for Furniture. Check out our Basic Furniture Checklist to see what you'll need to furnish a one bedroom apartment at Ikea or Pottery Barn prices.
Starter Equipment Checklist

Starter Equipment Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our Starter Equipment Checklist has all the basics and more. If you are lucky to have relatives ready to gift you stuff to get you move out, hand them this list and you'll be set.
Roommate Agreement Checklist

Roommate Agreement Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Want to set some ground rules among roommates? Use our Roommate Agreement Check List as a guideline for a discussion about sharing rent and expenses, work schedules, interests, significant others, visitors, pets, etc.
10 Items to Check Before You Move In

10 Items to Check Before You Move In

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Dale Y the Maintenance Guy from LaCrosse, Wisconsin shares his pre-move 10-point checklist. Here is a basic apartment checklist that should be done before you move in. All of these things should be taken care of by the landlord, with no cost to you. 1. Door Locks and Latches—They need to work smoothly with and…