Exterior Checklist

  • Front door clean and in good condition
  • House number easily identifiable from the street
  • Lawn freshly cut, edges trimmed
  • Sidewalks and driveways clear of snow & ice
  • Planters filled with fresh seasonal flowers
  • Deck freshly stained
  • Garden weeded or tilled
  • Garbage stored air-tight and out of sight
  • Door bell works
  • Eavestroughs and downspouts clean
  • Leaves raked, driveway and sidewalks swept
  • Yard clear of pet signs
  • Shrubs and hedges trimmed, trees pruned
  • Outdoor furniture clean and organized
  • All exterior light fixtures & porch lights work
  • Any unnecessary “stuff” removed
  • All cobwebs removed
  • Windows sparkling clean
  • Flowerbeds weeded
  • Toys and bikes neatly organized or put away
  • Fence in good condition
  • Bird feeders cleaned out
  • Caulking in good condition

Interior Checklist

  • Front door closet organized
  • Light fixtures dusted and cobwebs removed
  • Curtains aired or laundered
  • Excess furniture removed
  • Fireplace/Chimney cleaned, logs neatly stacked
  • Bathroom cabinets organized and clean
  • Trash containers emptied
  • Fresh towels and bathroom rugs ready
  • Linen closets organized and decluttered
  • Oven and stove top scrubbed and shiny clean
  • Doors and door handles clean
  • Doors and Windows open and close easily
  • Beds tastefully dressed up
  • Excess family pictures & decor removed
  • Basement storage rooms neatly organized
  • Bathroom fans work and dust-free
  • Pantry organized and clean
  • Bookshelves Organized
  • Blinds and curtains open to let in light
  • Windows sparkling clean
  • Walls washed; holes filled and painted
  • Entry rug large enough (visitor’s shoes)
  • Table and floor lamps plugged in, ready to use
  • Window screens in good condition, dust-free
  • All posters removed from walls
  • Everything thoroughly vacuumed and dusted
  • Mirrors Cleaned
  • Floors washed and polished
  • Fragile items stored away
  • Toilets sparkling clean and lids closed fans work and dust-free
  • Personal items (razors, etc) stored away
  • Sinks spotless and faucets dripless
  • Shower curtains clean
  • Light switch plates clean
  • Fridge clean and memorabilia-free
  • Kitchen cabinets and drawers clean & organized
  • All light bulbs work
  • Carpets and Rugs cleaned
  • Pet areas clean and odor-free
  • Basement damp-free (dehumidifier if required)
  • Valuables stored away
  • Blinds dusted