It's your money, and you're looking forward to getting it back. Since a security deposit usually represents at least one month's rent, a handsome sum is probably headed your way – probably.
Managers of Chico rental properties sometimes withhold a portion of a resident's security deposit, as they are entitled to do under certain circumstances. Sometimes they withhold the entire amount, as they also are entitled to do.
March 03, 2017
You don’t have to follow Judge Judy to know that the most common reason apartment managers and residents face off in small claims court is because of a disagreement over the return of the resident's security deposit. Keep on reading if you want to learn more about how to avoid any issues regarding your security deposit.
February 17, 2017
If you're like many people who plan to move to any of the Chico apartments in town, you've probably carefully budgeted your expenses -- from your moving costs to your first month's rent.
So as you review your lease, a clause addressing a security deposit has taken you by surprise. You've heard the term, but aren't quite sure who to ask about exactly what it covers, why it's necessary and how you get it back.
Your apartment is empty because you just spent the weekend moving every box and belonging you have. Now it's time to make sure that you do everything that you can to get your deposit back. It may seem like a task that you aren’t capable of but trust us - if you put more time into cleaning the apartment, paying attention to the details, and not cutting any corners, you should be able to get some of your deposit back. Because the apartments in Chico California have ceiling fans, nice carpet and other amenities that attracted you to the apartment in the first place, this means that there are more things that you are responsible for keeping clean.
September 15, 2013
If rental living is nothing new to you, then you know that sometimes it’s difficult to get some, if any of your security deposit back, and what you do get back seems unfair because you were a good, tidy tenant. If you’re just starting out by renting apartments in Chico California then hopefully this information will be helpful for you. To ensure you get as much of your deposit back as possible we’re offering some tips you can do when you move in.