Staging Your Home Checklist
Remove all clutter from the house:
Check the bathrooms:
countertops free and clear?
you removed unnecessary furniture throughout the house?
the art gallery and coupon collection from the refrigerator.
Check the walls:
the surfaces clean and clear?
shower curtains and doors hung properly?
the flooring clean and fresh?
towels neatly hung?
Check the floors:
paint and wallpaper fresh and clean?
the walls free from holes?
there any colors or objects on the walls that need to be removed?
Check windows and window coverings:
the carpet clean and free from stains?
hard surface floors clean and free from stains?
all the windows clean?
draperies and blinds clean?
How's the aroma?
there any signs that this is a pet's home? Be sure to clean and
remove kitty litter, pet toys and bedding.
Set the mood prior to showings:
to air out the home prior to showings.
air freshener is necessary, use well before showings as a consideration
to those with allergies.
- Open draperies and blinds.
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.