Seller's checklist

Review the questions below to ensure your home looks the best it possibly can in the buyer's eyes.

 

Exterior:

  • Does your yard look well maintained?

  • Are the trees and bushes trimmed?

  • Is your lawn mowed and edged?

  • Is your lawn free of weeds?

  • Are the decks and patios clean?

  • Does your house need painting?

  • Are there any exterior holes or cracks?

  • Are your walks and porches clean and in good repair?

  • Does your roof leak or sag?

  • Are any shingles or tiles missing?

  • Is your chimney in good shape?

Carpeting/Walls/Ceilings:

  • Are your carpets clean and in good condition?

  • Do your carpets need stretching?

  • Are there any pet or smoking odors?

  • Do your walls have any cracks or holes?

  • Do your walls need painting?

  • What about that wallpaper?

  • Do your ceilings have any water stains, cracks or peeling?

  • Do your ceilings need painting?

Kitchen:

  • Are your appliances clean and in good working order?

  • Are your cabinets in good condition?

  • Are your countertops in good condition?

  • Is your tile grout clean?

  • Is your sink stained, chipped, or in need or re-caulking?

Bathroom:

  • Do your faucets shut off completely?

  • Do your sinks drain freely?

  • Are your toilets in good condition?

  • Are your shower doors shiny?

  • Do your tubs need caulking?

  • Is your floor in good condition?

  • Are your vanities and mirrors in good condition?

Living Room:

  • Is your fireplace clean?

  • Is the fireplace screen in good shape?

  • Are all drapes, shutters and shades clean and working properly?

  • Are any window screens bent?

  • Do all the windows open and close easily?

  • Are the windowsills clean?

  • Are your doors in good condition?

  • Do any doors sag or stick?

  • Do the locks work?

  • Is the paint in good condition?

  • Do the doors seal tightly?

Basement/Attic:

  • Is your basement/attic organized?

  • Are they well lit?

  • Are they clean?

  • Are the stairs in good repair?

  • Do the doors open and close easily?

  • Are there any signs of insects or rodents?

Garage:

  • Is your garage organized?

  • Is it well lit?

  • Is the floor swept?

  • Are there oil spots or other stains on the concrete?

Enclosed information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.