Can you afford to move?
So you are shopping for a new home to rent? Congrats! We can help you. Are you ready to move?
Create a Moving Budget
Moving expenses $_______
Packing and Storage Fees $________
Lease Cancellation Charges: If you are unable to give enough notice to a landlord, they may charge you for canceling your lease or they may withhold your initial deposit. $________
Redecorating Costs: Blinds, curtains, rugs, lamps, garbage containers, etc…), then add it up. You can either do this for each room or calculate an average cost for the entire home.$__________
Utility Deposits: You’ll need to contact the utility companies for these costs, or contact your current providers and ask what they charge. Make sure you include telephone, cable, water, electricity, heating and any other services you currently have.
If you’re renting, ask your landlord if these costs are included in the monthly rental fee. $__________
Rental Deposit Varies $_________
Damage Deposit Varies $_________
Pet Deposit Varies $__________
Add it all up… Are you ready to move?