Sellers Checklist

Sellers Checklist

Before You Sell Checklist

Clean and Store

  • Store all bikes, toys and equipment out of sight. 
  • Get rid of unnecessary furniture. 
  • Clean closets and clear off countertops.
  • Scrub all tile floors.
  • Clean all carpets. 
  • Clean all windows and mirrors. 
  • Clean stains in all sinks and tubs. 


  • Fix leaky faucets. 
  • Replace missing door or cabinet handles. 
  • Fix or replace broken appliances. 
  • Replace broken tiles in bathroom or kitchen. 
  • Paint if necessary. 
  • Discuss major repairs with your Sales Associate. 

Freshen Up

  • Stop smoking in the house. 
  • Bathe pets and clean out litter boxes. 
  • Empty all trash, recycle bins, etc. 
  • Dry-clean drapes and shampoo carpets. 
  • Use baking soda boxes in smell-prone areas. 
  • Place flowers, potpourri or air fresheners around the house. 

Ask a "buyer"

  • Invite a friend to walk through your home like a buyer would. Get their opinion on whether or not it's inviting, clean and well-maintained. Make any changes they suggest.
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