Move Out Check List

Lease Renewal/Move-outs


After your initial lease term expires, you may choose to sign a new lease, or automatically become a month-to-month tenant. Please call the main office at (314) 773.0100 to discuss your options, and responsibilities..

Please note: If you are moving out, we require a 30 day notice in writing: Gateway Select Properties, 3284 Ivanhoe Ave. – Suite A, St. Louis MO 63139


Follow these guidelines and you should get back most, if not all, of your security deposit.

In the Bathroom

Scrub bathtub/shower.
Scrub inside and outside of toilet (yuck).
Clean sink.
Dust and wash the medicine cabinet and mirror.
Look for any signs of leaking water or mold growth.

In the Kitchen

Clean and wash out cabinets and drawers.
Clean floor.
Clean countertops, backsplash and sinks.
Clean stove, oven, microwave and broiler.
Defrost the refrigerator and freezer making sure any ice trays or accessories are in place.
Make sure all appliances are working properly.

In the Bedroom and Living Areas

Clean Floor- Thoroughly vacuum, and if needed, steam clean the carpet. Check for burns or for deep stains in the carpet
that didn’t exist before.
Clean closets

General Areas

Check for cracks or stains on walls.
Remove all tacks and/or nails from the walls and spackle the holes left behind.
Clean windows and window sills.
Make sure all electrical outlets are working properly.
Test ceiling fans, air conditioners and heaters to make sure they are functioning properly.
Look for any missing switch plates or outlet covers.