Inventory & Check-In/Out Reports

To protect yourself against damage caused during the tenancy, it’s vital to carry out a detailed inventory before new tenants move in.

As all tenancy deposits must be registered with a government-approved scheme, tenants can dispute any deductions from their deposit. Without an inventory, landlords have little chance of claiming successfully.

To help protect you and your property, OpenRent has negotiated unbeatably low pricing for professional-grade reports from accredited inventory clerks.

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What we offer

Inventory

From only:

£85inc VAT

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  • Accredited Professional Clerk
  • Detailed Schedule of Condition
  • Condition Documented with Photos
  • Only £15 added for Furnished properties & extra bedrooms
  • Convenient Digital Report
Inventory & Check-In

Additional cost from:

£40inc VAT

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  • Upgrade option for Your Inventory
  • Digital Signatures from Tenants
  • Hassle-free key handover
  • Inventory checked on site with tenants
  • Convenient Digital Report
Check-Out

From only:

£75inc VAT

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  • Accredited Professional Clerk
  • Detailed Comparison with Start of Tenancy
  • Damage, Cleaning & Missing Items documented
  • Only £15 added for Furnished properties & extra bedrooms
  • Convenient Digital Report

"If there is damage at the end of the tenancy, or the standard of cleaning is not the same as it was when the tenant moved in, without a start of tenancy inventory there will be no evidence to show the extent of any differences and a deposit deduction is unlikely to be successful."

Suzy Hershman, Head of Dispute Resolution at mydeposits

Want to handle the inventory yourself? Download a free template.

Detailed Inventory & Check-In / Check-Out Overview:

An inventory report is defined as the "Production of the schedule of condition", in reality this is a detailed description of the condition of each room and its fixtures and content, as well as extensive photos.

A check-in is the handover of the property to the tenants at the beginning of the tenancy, which involves a review of the inventory on site with the tenants.

A check-out is the handover of the property from the tenants at the end of a tenancy, which involves a review of the state of condition, compared to any initial inventory. If you don't have an ingoing inventory (created at the start of the tenancy), a good check out report will still be evidence of the condition the property was left in and also if the tenant broke any clauses in the tenancy agreement i.e. not allowed to keep pets. Whilst without an ingoing inventory it will be harder to prove evidence for deposit deductions, a check out report without an ingoing inventory is still better than no check out done at all.

OpenRent offers an Inventory report on its own, an Inventory plus check-in service, or an end of tenancy check-out service.

At the end of a tenancy, we don't recommend doing all three on the same day. As often the exit condition of the property is not up to the standard you would want for the new tenancy. Hence, we advise allowing some time to fix any issues and having a new inventory created.

OpenRent Inventory Report £85

Approved Inventory Clerk

Digitally Accessible Inventory Report

Booking Availability

Monday - Saturday
(Time of inspection will be confirmed after booking)

Lead Time

Available with 2 days notice

Furnished Property Surplus

- Report will include details of furnishings
+ £15

Additional Bedroom Surplus

- Each additional room beyond the first bedroom
+ £15

(Optional) Add Check-In

- Review of the inventory on site with the tenants
- Signatures and agreement of report from tenants prior to key exchange
- Note: An inventory takes roughly 2 hours to complete and the check-in can't occur until the inventory is completed
+ £40
End of Tenancy Check-Out Report £75

Approved Inventory Clerk

Digitally Accessible Check-Out Report

Booking Availability

Monday - Saturday
(Time of inspection will be confirmed after booking)

Lead Time

Available with 2 days notice

Furnished Property Surplus

- Report will include details of furnishings
+ £15

Additional Bedroom Surplus

- Each additional room beyond the first bedroom
+ £15

Detailed Questions Answered in our Inventory FAQ.

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