Do the circumstances demand a new flat, Often many questions remain unanswered at the tenant: What deadlines apply to the billing now? What about the deposit? How expensive will the move be? It is actually quite easy to set the framework for a relaxed move. Counter readings, deadlines and deposits In order to get the wrong counter readings in advance, it is advisable for tenants to read them together with the landlord, record them in writing and each other to sign.