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Key things you need to do before MOVING OUT.

Unfortunately, things come to an end, if your contract concludes on the 30th of June, please read the following details on moving out the procedure:

How to prepare if you are leaving Sheffield Property To Let?

Not sure what you have to do when moving out your Student or Professional accommodation, find below a checklist of the main things you need to make sure you do before moving out your flat.

1. Clean the flat

The first rule, ensure that the apartment is left perfectly clean and tidy, otherwise, there will be a cleaning charge deducted from your deposit, remember to empty bins and place garbage in blue and black bins,

Tasks to do when leaving Student flat in SheffieldRecommend starting sooner rather than later, as you’ll find that you have more than you realise, also don’t forget to recycle where possible, there are a number of charity Shops in Sheffield that will be more than happy receive.

If anything is broken you might also be a charge, however if it was due to the previous tenant make sure you have evidence at the beginning of the year. 

2. Close up

When closing up your apartment, turn off your heating, close all the apartment windows, veluxes, and doors, and set the alarm.

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2. Record your flat's electricity usage

Once you are ready to leave, take a photo of the meter, and submit value to electricity and water boards and landlords. 

Contact Sheffield Property to Let or Igloo Accommodation Agent (depending on who is responsible for you) regarding when you are thinking of leaving, giving them a few days notice (easy way to do so is to email them), which Igloo accommodation you may have to organise a scheduled time slot.

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Before moving out make sure you also take advantage of the different opportunities Sheffield Property has to offer.

4. End of year flat Questionnaire (optional)

Answer SPTL end of year questionnaire, each participant will receive a bottle of wine or 4 pack of beer. out of Sheffield Student accommodation questionnaire

5. Be patient

The deposit will take up to 3 weeks to be refunded, this is due to having to verify all properties, those who still have pending bills to pay will take slightly longer.


We wish you the best of luck in your new home, keep in touch.   


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