If you are selling a property, a home sale checklist can help take a lot of the guesswork out of it. For each room in your home, you need to make certain that you have taken care of everything possible. Below, you will find a checklist that will guide you on the preparation for your exterior and interior of your property.
1: Cut the Grass
2: Trim any bushes, trees, shrubs
3: Weed any gardens, mulch as needed.
4: Paint the home if required
5: Clean driveway and other non-planted surfaces
6: Clean windows
7: Remove any excessive lawn ornamentation.
Interior Home Checklist:
1: Dust all Surfaces
2: Sweep and Mop or Vacuum.
3: Remove Photographs, Souvenirs and Personal Items
4: Removal Large, non-furniture items excluding lamps and lighting
5: Pick a neutral color scheme for the room
6: Add Sparse Accessories.
There are some rooms that need more attention than others. Below, you will find the most important rooms and why they are important.
1: The Entry.
This room is the first thing people see when they enter your home. Focus a great deal of attention here to ensure a good first impression.
2: The Kitchen
This is one of the most important rooms. People spend a great deal of time in their kitchens. A bright, well lit, well organized kitchen will make a great deal of difference.
Clean any bathrooms you have, unplug any drains, and make sure they are well lit. A bathroom needs to be spotless in order to be appealing. Clean towels and accessories should be used to make a bathroom more inviting. Replace caulking and ensure the tiles in the shower are spotless. Buyers will check every corner of a bathroom.
4: Living Spaces
The Den, Living room, and entertainment rooms should be in top form. Neutral colors make a big difference, but add splashes of color to make all of these rooms more inviting. Work to be sure that those purchasing the home feel they can entertain guests. Make the best use of space and ensure that the room is as open appearing as possible.
It is important that you make your bedrooms look inviting while storing away any personal items. The bedroom often has many personal items, such as photographs, figurines and decorations. Remove these items so that your home shows better to potential buyers.
When using this checklist, the more effort you use, the better the results will be.