Leon Martin
Phone: (519) 669-5426 Ext 

Mobile: (519) 503-2753

Preparing Your Home for Sale – Checklist

 

Floors:

 

Clean

 

Stains removed

 

Worn or damaged

 

Doors:

 

Squeak free

 

Freshly painted

 

Clean

 

Properly functioning

 

Walls & Ceilings:

 

Baseboards clean

 

Dirt-free walls

 

Holes in walls

 

Chips in paint

 

Wall cracks

 

Worn, damaged wallpaper

 

Newly painted

 

Water damaged ceilings

 

Windows:

 

Clean, crack-free glass

 

Energy efficient/storm windows

 

Properly functioning (locks & latches)

 

Open & close with ease

 

Clean frames & sills

 

Screens undamaged

 

Curtains/Drapes/Blinds:

 

Clean

 

Sun damaged

 

Properly functioning

 

Lighting:

 

Light bulbs replaced

 

Correct lighting

 

Properly functioning/safe

 

Kitchen:

 

Surfaces clean/organized

 

Cupboards clean and organized

 

Dishwasher clean

 

Fridge washed, inside & out

 

Oven/Stove cleaned, inside & out

 

Garbage out

 

Sinks clean

 

Closets:

 

Clean

 

Uncluttered & organized

 

Bathrooms:

 

Clean surfaces

 

Organized countertops

 

Clean sinks

 

Faucets working, leak-free

 

Tub/shower scrubbed clean

 

Cupboards clean & organized

 

Clean towels

 

Clean shower curtain

 

Toilet clean/properly functioning

 

Hallways:

 

Clean & free of clutter

 

Inviting/welcoming

 

Basement/garage/attic:

 

Organized & uncluttered

 

Clean

 

Excess junk removed

 

Neatly stored

 

Thoroughly dusted, etc.

 

Living Room, Bedroom & Common Areas:

 

Thoroughly dusted & vacuumed

 

Wood furniture polished to a shine

 

Neat & organized

 

Excess clutter removed

 

Furniture in good shape & clean

 

Excess furniture removed

 

Ashtrays emptied & removed

 

Knick-knacks, etc removed

 

Natural light

 

Mirrors spotless

 

Fireplace cleaned & stocked

 

Toys, games, clutter removed

 

Clothing clean & put away

 

Outside the Home:

 

Driveways cleaned & clear (snow, leaves, etc)

 

Lawns mowed/raked

 

Bicycles & outdoor equipment stored out of sight

 

Gardens weeded

 

Lawn furniture in good condition

 

Pet droppings removed

 

Garbage stored out of sight

 

Exterior of the house clean

 

Paint job in good condition

 

Presentable & inviting

 

Gates function properly

 

Fences repaired/painted

 

Eavestroughs, etc function properly

 

Sidewalk in good condition & clean

 

General:

 

Fire extinguishers

 

Smoke alarms

 

Carbon monoxide detectors

 

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RE/MAX Solid Gold Realty (II) Ltd., Brokerage
3 ARTHUR STREET SOUTH
ELMIRA ON  N3B-2M4
(519) 669-5426
Real Estate License # 4714589