Staging Your Home Checklist

• Remove all clutter from the house.

  • • Check the bathrooms.

  • • Check the walls.

  • • Check the floors.

  • • Check windows and window coverings.

  • • Pet check.

  • • How’s the aroma?

  • • Set the mood prior to showings.

  • • Are countertops free and clear?

  • • Have you removed unnecessary furniture throughout the house?

  • • Remove the art gallery and coupon collection from the refrigerator.

• Are the surfaces clean and clear?

  • • Are shower curtains and doors hung properly?

  • • Is the flooring clean and fresh?

  • • Are towels neatly hung?

• Is paint and wallpaper fresh and clean?

  • • Are the walls free from holes?

  • • Are there any colors or objects on the walls that need to be removed?

• Is the carpet clean and free from stains?

  • • Are hard surface floors clean and free from stains?

• Are all the windows clean?

  • • Are draperies and blinds clean?

• Are there any signs that this is a pet’s home? Be sure to clean and remove kitty litter, pet toys and bedding.

• Try to air out the home prior to showings.

  • • If air freshener is necessary, use well before showings as a consideration to those with allergies.

• Open draperies and blinds.

  • • Turn on the radio to a classical music station, set the volume on low.

  • • If you have time, cook a batch of cookies to have the warm, welcoming aroma permeating the home.

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