In other cases, it may be an option if a landlord buys a new rental property and wants to move it from existing tenants. The agreement contains a promise from residents that they will not vandalize the property or remove the house from light fixtures, appliances or copper. You should also promise not to leave pets or personal belongings and to clean the house thoroughly – often referred to as “cleaning to sweep” or “sweep the sweep”. Take care of the property as if it had been evacuated or abandoned. Change locks, remove garbage and food, and do all the maintenance and repair work you need to prepare for the next tenants. If something does not happen according to the Cash for Keys plan you have approved, you must continue the deportation process as described by your state.