I was SO excited when my husband and I were moving into our first apartment together. It was going to be my first apartment and there were all these nitpick things I wanted to come with it. I was so excited that I went out and bought plates, a broom, and a few other things. BUT, I was too excited to really look into things I needed to know, and needed to have.
So before you decide to move into your first apartment, there are some things you are going to want to look at and make sure are good to go. You always want to make sure you are moving into a place that has no safe hazards, and is in good condition no matter what your budget is!
Here are a few things to check out when doing a tour of the apartment unit you will be moving into:
As soon as you walk in through the door these are a few things you should look at and ask questions about if anything is wrong:
LOCKS ON THE DOOR
Are the locks on the door safe? Does the door close all the way and open safely? If not, make sure you ask the landlord to fix this before you move in. It can be a safety hazard.