Checklist Before Selling

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Suburban Family Home
  • Clear the front and back of the house of any clutter or personal items
  • Check exterior lights and replace bulbs as necessary
  • Remove any moss from roof and exterior walls
  • Clean exterior walls and windows
  • Check for peeling paint and repaint as necessary
  • Replace any rotten wood from deck/s
  • Repaint old deck/s and handrails
  • Repair/repaint fence if necessary
  • Insure garage door is working smoothly
Blue Room
  • Deep clean carpet, or replace worn out carpet
  • Clean and polish wood floors, or resurface worn out wood floors
  • Clean all windows thoroughly, including window sills
  • Check condition of baseboards and molding, clean or repaint as necessary
  • Clean blinds and curtains
  • Insure all door handles and hinges are working
  • Insure all windows open smoothly and seal completely
  • Clean walls and repaint if necessary
  • Consider repainting any bold colors or feature walls to a more neutral color
  • Clean fireplace completely
  • Dust ceiling fans
Modern Kitchen
  • Clean all appliances, countertops and cupboards thoroughly
  • Consider replacing old appliances
  • Clear countertops as much as possible
  • Check for leaking faucets
  • Keep kitchen smelling fresh
  • Replace any broken tiles
Stylist Modern Study
General Interior
  • Insure entry is clean, tidy, and gives a great first impression
  • Replace worn out light bulbs
  • Keep furnishings minimal to maximize space
  • Keep decoration minimal and impersonal
  • Tidy all closets
  • Insure all valuables are stored safely
  • Tidy and clean garage