Leon Martin
Phone: (519) 669-5426 Ext 

Mobile: (519) 503-2753

Preparing Your Home for Sale – Checklist






Stains removed


Worn or damaged




Squeak free


Freshly painted




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




Clean, crack-free glass


Energy efficient/storm windows


Properly functioning (locks & latches)


Open & close with ease


Clean frames & sills


Screens undamaged






Sun damaged


Properly functioning




Light bulbs replaced


Correct lighting


Properly functioning/safe




Surfaces clean/organized


Cupboards clean and organized


Dishwasher clean


Fridge washed, inside & out


Oven/Stove cleaned, inside & out


Garbage out


Sinks clean






Uncluttered & organized




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




Clean & free of clutter






Organized & uncluttered




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




Fire extinguishers


Smoke alarms


Carbon monoxide detectors


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RE/MAX Solid Gold Realty (II) Ltd., Brokerage
(519) 669-5426
Real Estate License # 4714589