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Move out Damage Checklist (by Ana [FL]) Jun 15, 2012 5:48 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by NE [PA]) Jun 15, 2012 6:04 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by NE [PA]) Jun 15, 2012 6:05 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by Ana [FL]) Jun 15, 2012 6:10 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by NE [PA]) Jun 15, 2012 6:36 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by Ana [FL]) Jun 15, 2012 6:45 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by V [OH]) Jun 15, 2012 8:13 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by Andrew R. [UT]) Jun 15, 2012 8:24 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by melinda [MD]) Jun 15, 2012 9:17 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by Andrew R. [UT]) Jun 15, 2012 11:43 PM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by NE [PA]) Jun 16, 2012 3:47 AM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by Wallace CPM [VA]) Jun 16, 2012 3:49 AM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by joe [MD]) Jun 16, 2012 6:52 AM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by Ana [FL]) Jun 16, 2012 9:28 AM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Jun 16, 2012 11:34 AM
       Move out Damage Checklist (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Jun 16, 2012 11:37 AM


Move out Damage Checklist (by Ana [FL]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 5:48 PM
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Does anyone have a damage checklist with prices? Such as how much it costs to clean, replace broken window, hole in wall, replace toilet? If you can cut and paste it here for me that would be much appreciated. I wanted to give it to a tenant a few weeks before they move out. Thank you

--97.104.xx.xxx




Move out Damage Checklist (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 6:04 PM
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Sure do, here it is. They see it at lease signing, and sign it again with the move-out notice.

Move-Out and Repair Charges

Shown below is a list of itemized charges for the most common tasks we have to perform when

tenants move out and leave their dwelling in need of maintenance. Please note that these

charges are averages. Sometimes the actual prices are higher, and sometimes they are lower, but

most of the time they are exactly as shown. We provide allowances for normal wear and tear,

and for the length of time an item has been in use. Replacement charges include parts and labor.

For additional items not found on this sheet a fee of $20.00 per man hour for cleaning and $35.00

per man hour for repairs will be charges as per lease.

Cleaning Electrical

Clean refrigerator (interior) $20.00 Replace light fixture globe $12.00

Clean (exterior) Remove stickers 20.00 Replace light fixture 45.00

Clean stove top 10.00 Replace electrical outlet/switch 5.00

Clean oven 30.00 Replace outlet/switch cover plate 1.50

Clean stove hood 20.00

Clean kitchen cabinets/6ft. of length 20.00 Plumbing

Clean kitchen floor 35.00 Replace kitchen faucet $100.00

Clean tub/shower and surround 15.00 Replace bathroom faucet 75.00

Clean toilet and sink 15.00 Replace faucet handle 15.00

Clean bathroom cabinets & floor 20.00 Replace faucet aerator 3.50

Vacuum throughout dwelling Replace showerhead 12.00

(normal conditions) 40.00 Replace broken toilet seat 15.00

Vacuum(hasnít been done weekly) 80.00 Replace toilet tank lid 25.00

Clean carpet (per room) 40.00 Replace toilet 130.00

Fumigate for fleas 125.00 Replace garbage disposal 80.00

Clean blocked sewer lines 155.00

Floors and Walls (usually caused by food or feminine

Remove carpet stains $45.00 hygiene products flushed down toilet)

Deodorize carpet 85.00 Locks

Repair carpet (per spot) 85.00 Replace key (door or mailbox) $10.00

Repair linoleum (per spot) 75.00 Replace cylindrical door lock 65.00

Replace kitchen linoleum 375.00 Replace passage door lock 15.00-30.00

Replace bathroom linoleum 225.00 Replace deadbolt lock 65.00

Repair floor tile 30.00 Replace mailbox lock 8.50

Replace kitchen floor tile (avg.) 350.00 Miscellaneous Missing and/or Damaged

Replace bath floor tile (average) 150.00 Replace refrigerator shelf $25.00

Remove mildew and treat surface 12.00 Replace refrigerator shelf $25.00

Cover crayon marks 35.00 Paint refrigerator 75.00

Repair hole in wall 45.00 Replace stove/oven knob 8.00

Replace ceiling block(each)8.00 Repair plastic countertop 35.00

Repaint(per wall/ceiling) 15.00 Replace plastic countertop 275.00

Remove picture-hanging tape/spot 2.00 Replace medicine cabinet 75.00

Replace mirror for med. Cabinet 25.00

Replace towel bar

Doors and Windows (additional if wall damaged) 12.00

Repair hole in hollow-core door $45.00 Replace shower curtain rod 15.00

Repair forced door damage 65.00 Replace thermostat 60.00

Replace door (inside) 125.00 Replace smoke detector 20.00

Replace door (outside) 225.00 Remove junk and debris/truck load 175.00

Replace windowpane (single) 35.00 Remove shower curtain 5.00

Replace windowpane (double) 95.00 Per chair 25.00

Replace Venetian blind/mini blinds 20.00 Per couch 55.00

Re-screen window screen 15.00 Per sleeper couch 100.00

Replace window screen 25.00

Tenant Signature:_____________________________ Property Manager:____________________

Tenant Signature:_____________________________

--66.33.xxx.xx




Move out Damage Checklist (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 6:05 PM
Message:

It shows up as 2 columns on my page, but that won't happen in the Mr. LL forum. You get the idea though. --66.33.xxx.xx




Move out Damage Checklist (by Ana [FL]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 6:10 PM
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Dear NE, thank you so much!

Is it ok to give it to them a couple of weeks before move out? I dont think there is a law requiring that, is there? --97.104.xx.xxx




Move out Damage Checklist (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 6:36 PM
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Ana, I have them re-sign this along with their move-out notice. Just in case I ever have to go before a judge, I have TWO signed copies of the repairs/damages charges.

You don't have to do anything Ana, but I run my business on OVERKILL, when it comes to tenant documentation stuff. --66.33.xxx.xx




Move out Damage Checklist (by Ana [FL]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 6:45 PM
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Thanks a gain NE. It's better to be safe like what you are doing. I will have to start having my tenants do this from now on. --97.104.xx.xxx




Move out Damage Checklist (by V [OH]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 8:13 PM
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You prolly need this signed at move-in to be effective, why would you agree to the carpet cleaning cost when you turn in a rental car when nothing was mentioned for the first 6 days you had it on a weeks vacation?

Your prices will vary and the market cost of so many things changes it should be used as a guideline only, this is why I give a copy of the move-in photo-cd at 6 months so they know what room-by-room the house looks like, best 50 cents you will spend and this is what court wants to see. --68.76.xxx.xxx




Move out Damage Checklist (by Andrew R. [UT]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 8:24 PM
Message:

Thanks for sharing.

--75.169.x.xx




Move out Damage Checklist (by melinda [MD]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 9:17 PM
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For me this would not work. Once you give the tenant this list, it is written in stone. For instance, replacing a knob on a stove? $8? For the gas stoves that I have I end up ordering a knob which costs $36 not counting any installation cost. The last time I had to have flea fumigation it was close to $300. I do not want to have to eat the additional expenses that this sort of advance fee list would give me. And I do hunt around for the best prices!! --216.36.xx.xx




Move out Damage Checklist (by Andrew R. [UT]) Posted on: Jun 15, 2012 11:43 PM
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Seems to me the purpose of the list of costs is to be on the same page as the tenant. The list also states it's an average. It's about expectations and providing some expecation of costs rather than nothing at all. --75.169.x.xx




Move out Damage Checklist (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2012 3:47 AM
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Melinda, If you would read the caption at the top of the costs list, it says: costs can be higher or lower than what is listed, but are usually the same.

Your open to charging more OR less. If it was less, would you charge them less?

ANA, I also use this list in conjunction with a move-in inspection list. THEY go through each room and inspect it very closely. We document everything that we can find wrong with the apartment at the time of lease signing, this way, there is no argument at a later time.

I feel signing a lease is setting in motion the expectations at move-out and the maintenance of the apartment more than anything else. All the managing "fluff" in between, is what you deal with as you develop your landlording skills. Happy clauses, door notices, anniversary gifts, rent raises, etc. --173.86.xx.x




Move out Damage Checklist (by Wallace CPM [VA]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2012 3:49 AM
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My tenants get my MOVE-OUT procedure WITH their lease and again 3 weeks before their lease ends....they can use MY cleaners, yard and carpet guy OR pay an additional 20% when I have to have work REDONE because it was not UP to my standards --184.5.xxx.xxx




Move out Damage Checklist (by joe [MD]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2012 6:52 AM
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Remember what may work in PA courts does not equate to what is Kosher in Florida courts, you need to know what your local judge allows or disallows, regardless if the tenant signed off on the agreed upon prices, for example the local Florida judge might only look at actual receipts for items, may depreciate certain items, etc. take some time off and sit and watch your judge in action

But never assume a provision/clause posted from a poster in a different state is kosher in your state and with your judge or it could be costly legal lesson

--216.30.xxx.xxx




Move out Damage Checklist (by Ana [FL]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2012 9:28 AM
Message:

yes Joe, your right, thanks for the advice. thank you also wallace --209.16.xxx.x




Move out Damage Checklist (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2012 11:34 AM
Message:

I use a similar list as part of the lease, with their signature on that page (and every page!)

I also add:

Exit Cleaning Fee $200 (for housekeeper)

General labor for cleaning and repairs due to resident negligence: $35 /hour plus mileage and materials.

Remove tires: $15 each

Remove automotive batteries: $10 each

I AM stealing some of NE's list! I like the "per sofa" concept. --50.129.xxx.xxx




Move out Damage Checklist (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Jun 16, 2012 11:37 AM
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re-reading: I woudl remove NE's line about "allowing for wear and tear...age of item".

This is fodder for the tenant's atty to rip apart my bill.

If the judge deducts for it, fine. But we're not starting there until we're forced there. --50.129.xxx.xxx





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