On the eve of moving, it’s easy to remember the obvious things: the boxes, the bed, that bowl you made in pottery class when you were seven. . . What’s a bit less obvious, though just as important, are all the ways your apartment connects you to the outside world. I’m talking about mail service,…
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.
Need help translating rental ad lingo? Know your RR from your EIK.
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.
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.
Our Starter Pantry and Staples Checklist helps you get through your first supermarket excursion.
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.
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…