It’s that time of the year when you get your stuff packing, ready to move out of your
apartment but your left hazy with the numerous decisions you have to make. We can all 
agree that moving out of your apartment is an emotionally draining experience, as much as
it is an exhausting one to go through. However, you need to make sure that you do not miss
any of the minor details during the fray of moving out. So make sure to create a checklist of
all the things you need to do before vacating the apartment. Leave the property in good
condition and make sure to comply with all tenant responsibilities mentioned in the
agreement regarding the vacation process.

Review the Rental agreement:
Your rental agreement is a backup in-case you are faced with difficulties during your move
out. So always maintain a copy of the agreement for future reference. It will include details
like the termination date of the agreement, the rules and regulations to follow while
sending the move-out notice, maintenance obligations, utility transfers etc.

Send a termination Notice:
It is mandatory for tenants to send a notice to the concerned persons informing them of the
move-out date and reasons for vacating the property as well as a request for the refund of
the security deposit. The notice is usually served 1 month prior to vacating the apartment.
It will spare you enough time to sort out the clutter and manage all the final repair and
cleaning activities before you hand over the keys to your apartment. This will also give the
owner or the property manager sufficient time to find a tenant and guarantee them a move
in date. Make sure to vacate the apartment on time to avoid paying extra rent.

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