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.


Compass is a real estate broker licensed by the State of California and abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws. License Number [01991628]. All material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only and is compiled from sources deemed reliable but has not been verified. Changes in price, condition, sale or withdrawal may be made without notice. No statement is made as to accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footage are approximate.

Stewart Fournier Compass Associate DRE. Lic. # 01280071
Randi Elasowich  Compass Associate DRE. Lic. # 01272345

9454 Wilshire Blvd. #400
Beverly Hills CA 90210