Leasing Checklist & Instructions

Leasing Checklist



Leasing Agent:


Forms to include in folder

  • Lease 2 copies
  • PNC Deposit slips 20
  • Water tenant billing agreement
  • Stamped envelope to water company
  • Move in/Move out inspection form
  • Lead Form if before 1978
  • Austen Estates address labels 10
  • Business card
  • Key ring with phone number
  • Sticker on folder
  • 9 V batteries in car




  1. Walk through house with resident and fill out move in/out checklist. Note any remaining maintenance items
  2. Sign lease, 2 copies.
  3. Get secured funds from tenant.
  4. Get Meter Readings
    1. Water reading       Inside ________________     Outside: ____________________
    2. Electric Meter Reading: ______________
    3. Gas reading _______________________
  5. Show Tenant how to turn on water.
  6. Fill out Water form, include inside and outside meter readings
  7. Check smoke alarms to see if they are operational and minimum 1 per level. Put in batteries if necessary
  8. Pick up sign from front yard.
  9. Take lockbox off of front door and give keys to tenant.