Landlord wants me to "move stuff out" to show apartment, what do I do?
Okay so my boyfriend and I are moving when our lease is up at the end of August. We just gave our notice to our landlord.
We have been very good tenants. We’ve never made a late payment, had a noise complaint, etc. Our landlord said he’s sad to see us go but our place is a STUDIO and we need something bigger.
We are talking 300–350 sq feet.
My landlord told us he wants us to move out some of our stuff to make the place look bigger to prospective tenants. He will start showing in late July. We aren’t out til late August. I’m at a loss! There is no way to make this look bigger unless it’s empty. I admit, it looks very crowded now but that’s because we live in it and it’s always crowded.
It’s not like my boyfriend and I have storage that we can just put our stuff in before moving out just to make the place look better for his sake. Waste of our money.
It’s effort enough for me to have to get this place clean enough. I’m messy.
What should I do?
Btw my boyfriend and I are going to try to move out a month early if my credit qualifies us for a first month of free rent. But who knows??
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