Apartment Inspections: 10 Things to Check

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Author's Note: Apartment Inspections 10 Things to Check

I've moved into a lot of apartments, so I've had to do these checks many times over. It may seem tedious but you have to do it. Just remember: Most apartment managers are happy to take your security deposit money if you aren't meticulous about what damage existed before you moved in.

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