Preparing to Sell Checklist

Tampa Bay Real Estate

Preparing to Sell Checklist



Curb Appeal Interior Storage Areas
YARD GENERAL
  • Remove all clutter
  • Mow yard
  • Clean bathroom & kitchen floors
  • Free floor space
  • Trim Hedges
  • Fresh Paint
  • Clear clutter from floors
  • Edge walkways
  • Clean windows, blinds, sills
  • Clean water heater area
  • Add fresh mulch
  • Clean fireplace & hearth
  • Replace furnace filters
  • Remove litter & toys
  • Clean/organize closets
  • Clear access to all inspection areas
  • Clean walks & driveway
  • LIVING ROOM Show Time!
  • Organize wood pile
  • Utilize bright lighting
  • Organize property paperwork
  • HOME EXTERIOR
  • Minimize furniture
  • Fill home with pleasant aromas
  • Remove mildew & moss
  • Remove worn rugs
  • Let fresh air in
  • Clean/repair deck areas
  • KITCHEN
  • Open curtains & turn on all lights
  • Clean/repair patio furniture
  • Clean/repair appliances
  • Make beds & pick up clutter
  • Clean pool or spa
  • Organize cabinets
  • Vacuum carpets
  • Clean/repair storm doors
  • Add fresh cut flowers
  • Clean all pet areas
  • Fix any loose shingles
  • Clean top of fridge & under sink
  • Fire in fireplace (seasonal)
  • Fix any damage screens
  • Wax/clean floors & baseboards
  • Bake Desserts for aroma
  • Repair loose caulking
  • Wax/clean floors & baseboards
  • Fire in fireplace (seasonal)
  • Pressure wash exterior
  • Organize cabinets
  • Turn off TV
  • Touch up paint
  • Clean off counters
  • Set radio to low volume
  • Clean around air conditioner
  • Organize cabinets
  • Bake Desserts for aroma
  • Paint mailbox & front door
  • BATHROOM
  • Pets w/ neighbors or kennel
  • Check/fix doorbell
  • Clean mildew w/ bleach solution
  • GARAGE
  • Clean tile, fixtures & glass
  • Remove unwanted clutter
  • Remove trash from property
  • Clean floors
  • Check everything is working
  • Utilize bright lights
  • Check/repair all caulking
  • Clean work bench & storage
  • Utilize soft, bright lighting
  • Interior
  • Check/repair all caulking
  • GENERAL MASTER BEDROOM
  • Fresh paint
  • Place new towels out
  • Shampoo/replace carpets
  • Place fresh soap out
  • Clean/wax/refinish floors