Off-Campus Living

Apartment Hunter's Checklist

 

This checklist should help you evaluate apartments you see. Make copies and fill out one form for

each apartment you visit. It will remind you to ask the right questions and should make it easier to

remember each place you saw after you’ve looked at dozens.

 

Property Address: _______________________________________________________

Apt #: _____________ Phone #: ____________ Section of city: __________________

Type (circle one): HIGH-RISE / GARDEN / TWIN / SINGLE-FAMILY / ROW

GENERAL

Deposit $_________ Security $__________ Application Fee $_________

LENGTH of Lease: _________

Number of Rooms: ______ Total Sq. Ft: ________ Ceiling Ht: _________

 

LIVING ROOM

Dimension: ___ x ___ Electrical Outlets: # ____ Flooring: W/W H/W

Telephone Jack: Y/N Overhead Lights? Y/N Closets: #_____ Windows: #______

Exposure: N S E W

Fireplace: Gas/Electric/Wood

 

DINING ROOM

Dimension: ___ x ___ Electrical Outlets: # ____ Flooring: W/W H/W

Telephone Jack: Y/N Closets? #:_____ Windows:______ Exposure: N S E W

Fireplace: Gas/Electric/Wood

 

KITCHEN

Dimension: ___ x ___ Modern? Y/N Eat-in? Y/N Cabinets: #____ Counter Space?_____

Sink: SGLE / DBL Garbage Disposal? Y/ N Dishwasher? Y/N

Oven: Elec/Gas/Dbl/Self-Cleaning

Stove: Elec/Gas Refrigerator: Self Def/Side by Side

Telephone Jack: Y/N Electrical Outlets: #_____ Windows: # ______

Exposure: N S E W

 

BATHROOMS

Number: #_____ Full ____ Half ____ Dimensions: ___ x ___

Condition: New/Renovated Old Tub? Y/N

Shower? Y/N Tile? Y/N Electrical Outlets: #____ Closets: #_____ Counter Space? Y/N

 

BEDROOM(S)

Number: _____ Dimensions: ___ x ___ Windows: #_____ Overhead lights Y/N Closets? #_____

Telephone Jacks: Y/N Electrical Outlets: #_____

Flooring: W/W H/W

 

ADDITIONAL ROOMS

Number: ______ Dimension: ___ x ___ Windows: #_____ Overhead Lights: Y/N Closets? #_____

Telephone Jacks Y/N Electrical Outlets:# ____ Flooring: W/W H/W

 

UTILITIES

Heat: Gas/Elec/Oil/Steam Who Pays?________________ Monthly Average: $_______

A/C: Central/Window Who Pays?________________ Monthly Average: $_______

Hot Water: Who Pays?________________ Monthly Average: $_______

Electric: Who Pays?________________ Monthly Average: $_______

Individual Room Controls? Y / N Who controls? _________

 

LAUNDRY FACILITIES

Individual Washer/Dryer?________ In Apartment? Y/N In Basement? Y/N

Laundry Room? Y/N Hours Open: _________ Number Of Units: Washers#_____ Dryers#_____

Condition: New/Old Price: Per Wash $_____ Per Dry$_____

Distance to Laundromat:_________

 

PARKING

Off Street/Indoor/Reserved Fee: Y/N How much? ________

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Smoke/Heat Detectors: Y/N #_______ Fire Extinguishers: Y/N #_______

Pets Allowed Y/N (If yes, what kind? __________)

Personal Comments: __________________________________________

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