Move Out Wear & Tear Security Deposit Guide

Security Guide

We may use some of your security deposit to restore your home to the way it looked and functioned when you moved in, assuming normal wear and tear.

Expect to receive your refund to the forwarding address you provide within 30 days after your move out date. Security deposit return timelines may vary by state. An itemized statement of deductions and your deposit return will be sent to you within one month of moving out of your home. Please contact your Portfolio Director if you don’t receive your security deposit within your state’s return timeline.

All homes age with use, so you are not liable for natural aging of the home. Items considered normal wear and tear include:wear and tear vs damages IncludedYour deposit will only be deducted from damages caused to the property that are more than reasonable wear and tear. Examples of items that will be deducted include:
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Security Deposit Guide

To maximize your security deposit return, check the detailed list below and clean, repair, or replace items that may cause deductions. Low cost covers minor repairs; high cost applies to major damage.

Cleaning Deductions
Repair Deductions
Repainting Deductions

Note: This list of estimated deductions is not a complete list and is subject to change. Charges for cleaning, repair or replacement of items that are not on this list may also apply.


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