Tips On How To Get Your Full Security Deposit Back: Part 1

When moving, every penny counts which is why it’s important to do your best to get your security deposit back. Here are really important questions to ask when you move out:

#1 – What’s considered normal wear and tear? Normal wear and tear is sort of ambiguous and can mean a lot of things. And, if you’ve been in a place for a while it won’t look as spotless as the day you moved in. Determine what’s considered normal wear and tear.

#2 – Is there a fee for repainting? If you changed the color of paint through out your stay, you need to decide whether you’re going to repaint it back to it’s original color or are you going to allow the landlord to take the repainting fee out of your deposit.