How to prepare for a move into a new rental unit?
1. Research the area: Take time to research the area you’re moving to. Talk to the property manager, read online reviews, and look up local statistics.
2. Research the rental unit: Visit the rental unit and inspect it thoroughly. Make sure you check if all appliances are in working order and if any repairs are needed.
3. Contact utility companies: Contact utility companies to set up services such as phone, internet, water, and electricity.
4. Budget for the move: Make sure to create a budget and include costs like moving supplies, movers, truck rentals, and cleaning fees.
5. Check for renter’s insurance: Make sure to research renter’s insurance policies and compare rates.
6. Gather moving supplies: Collect packing materials such as boxes, tape, and bubble wrap to ensure all your belongings are securely packed.
7. Make transportation arrangements: Make sure to have transportation arrangements in place for the move. This includes renting a truck or hiring movers.
8. Schedule a move-in date: Set a date for the move-in and inform the property manager.