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Is it required by any state for the landlord to do a final walkthrough with the departing tenants?

Since every property is different, it’s difficult to use any one inspection form. You could always use your spreadsheet. Create 1 for each property (call it master Inspection 123 –property address # -). Create columns such as Kitchen – cabinets, drawers, sink, faucet, stove, flooring, walls, etc. You can break it down further such as stove – knobs, elements, drip pans, etc. This allows you to be as flexible as you need. The form can have 2 sides. Move-In and Move-Out. In the move-out side you can have cells for cost of repairs. I could go on and on, but I think you get the drift. ---- Disclaimer: Since I’ve been answering a lot of questions, I thought I would make the following statement. I’m not affiliated with EZlandlord Forms. I’m just here (not sure how long) to help those that have questions. Having 40+ yrs with Rental Property and done well, it’s my way of “Pay it Forward (check out the movie).” However, it is up to you to become familiar with your State/Local laws. I always like to know if the suggestions I offer are helpful. Feel free to comment anytime. Thanks in Advance.
I would like to edit the rooms and add rooms and bathroom... even adding a second floor would be very helpful
Good Afternoon Mike,  this form is not editable, however we appreciate you taking the time to let us know. Feed back is very important.
I think Donna missed the exact question. When I do my walk throughs I do it after they have moved out and with out them present, after they have return the property to me. I give them a move in check list and then give them a move out check list that shows my expectation. By doing this I have protected myself in writing the best I can. I also have pictures of the condition of the property when they took possession.  
There are many states that do require a condition statement. Off the top of my head, Massachusetts is one of them, I believe. Whether they are required or not, it is always a good practice to use them for both parties.
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