We have all heard the horror stories about sleazy landlords who will not release the security deposit on some trumped-up damage claims. This little infographic shows the steps you should take on moving in and moving out to guarantee that the deposit ends back where it belongs — in your pocket!
If you are looking for more detailed advice about getting back your security deposits after the landlord refuses to give it, check out this post by Doug. In an extreme case, you may have to sue your landlord to get your money back. As Doug says, it’s not easy, but he shows in detail how it can be done if you are prepared to do a lot of paperwork.