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What is an Apartment Hunting Checklist?

An Apartment Hunting Checklist is an essential tool for keeping track of all the details when you're searching for a new apartment or home.

When looking for a new place to live, it's easy to overlook important details or forget what you liked about a particular apartment. This checklist helps you keep track of everything you're looking for, such as a walk-in closet or fitness facility, as well as any move-in incentives landlords are offering.

The checklist can also help you remember important questions to ask when viewing multiple apartments. For example, which apartments have utilities included? Which ones allow pets? Having all your information in a single document can help ensure you're always asking the right questions and keeping track of the answers.

An Apartment Hunting Checklist is a simple and effective way to stay organized and choose the best rental for you.

When to use an Apartment Hunting Checklist:

  • You're looking for a new apartment or house to rent.
  • You want to compare multiple properties.
  • You have specific requirements or questions to ask landlords.

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Rental Information


Property Name:


City:   State:   Postal Code:

Landlord Name:   Landlord Phone Number:

Rental Type (ex: 2 bedroom apartment)



Financial Details


Monthly Rental Fee

Late Rent Payment Free

Security Deposit

Pet Deposit

Parking Space Fee

Storage Space Fee


Payments Accepted: __X___ Personal Check __X___ MasterCard/Visa



Who is responsible for the following:

Cable/Satellite TV __X ___ Landlord _______ Tenant  __X ___ Landlord _______ Tenant

  Service Provider Name:   Phone Number:




Maintenance Personnel ___X ___ Onsite _______ Offsite
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