Student Homes Inventory

An accurate student property inventory will help the student or their parents avoid disputes over the deposit at the tenancy end

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What we do

Record Conditions, Meters & Check Alarms

What Is A Student Property Inventory 

At the start of a student accommodation tenancy, inventory clerks will draw up an inventory that records the condition of the property and the furnishing.

It’s important to have a good Inventory Schedule of Conditions or Check-in to start with, it will help parties avoid a dispute over the return of the student’s deposit at the end of the tenancy period.

At Trust Inventory our inventory clerks will draw up a list of items and their conditions, will send it directly to students, landlord or agent, and usually, tenants will type in their comments within 7 days of moving in.

  • Comprehensive list of property condition
  • Several photographs for each item
  • Meter readings recorded on the day
  • Alarms tested for function and expiry
  • Fit for human habitation report included
  • All furniture listed and photographed
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Tenants and Agent will receive a copy instantly

Tenants can type in their comments

Tenants can sign online

Check Out reports are vital when tenants move out as the Tenant wants to get back their deposit and at the same time, it is important for the Landlord to make sure they can apply a charge if it is needed.

Anything which needs to be repaired or replaced should be on a ‘like for like’ basis, so a second-hand desk should not be replaced with a brand new one.

At the end of the tenancy, the tenant(s) have to return the property in the same condition that it was originally let, “allowing for fair wear and tear “. The landlord is usually responsible for paying for any check-out appointment and report unless there is a different arrangement int place.

How We Do It

Our Inventory Clerk will conduct the check-out based on our own or other inventory company’s check-in/inventory, we will compile an impartial report taking meter readings and making notes on any changes caused to the property, fixtures and appliances.

Our Vision Protect Your Investment

Our detailed inventory reports can help ensure the other party doesn’t take a dispute to the arbitrator because our evidence is conclusive, or if they do, our evidence is of the right quality to support your case.

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Student Properties


“I have checked every room against the report, it is very easy and very quick.”


Tenant, Bath

How to book an inventory

You don’t have to check for availability, just click here to book your property and we will allocate an inventory clerk at the scheduled date. We will contact you once we receive your order.

How you receive the report

We will email you a detailed written report with high-quality photographs in 3 hours. If you provide us with the tenants or any other party’s email, they will also receive a copy instantly, so there is nothing else left for you to do.


Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need a Property inventory Check-out?

No matter how well a tenant looks after the property, it will not be in the same condition at the end of the tenancy as it was at its start. This is why it is extremely important to have a very detailed, impartial and unbiased inventory check-out of the property at the end of the tenancy, with evidence for both sides.

What can be deducted from the Tenant’s deposit?

A landlord can make deductions for things that cost them money. It’s reasonable to take money off the tenant’s deposit to cover damage to the property or furniture, missing items, paying for cleaning because the property was left in a dirty condition, or outstanding rent owed by the tenant.

Do you consider fair wear and tear at the check-out?

A landlord should not deduct money from the deposit to cover damage that could be regarded as fair wear and tear. Wear and tear occur when furniture and contents deteriorate as a result of normal use, for example, carpets becoming worn. Generally, wear and tear take place over a long period of time through normal use.

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