The DiNunzio  Real Estate Group

The DiNunzio Real Estate Group

Real Estate Team

Royal LePage Your Community Realty, Brokerage*

Mobile:
647-400-0767
Office:
905-731-2000
Email Me
The DiNunzio  Real Estate Group

The DiNunzio Real Estate Group

Real Estate Team

Royal LePage Your Community Realty, Brokerage*

Mobile:
647-400-0767
Office:
905-731-2000
Email Me

Home Preparation Checklist

Home Preparation Checklist

To get the best return on your home, you need to make your home look its best. Here’s the checklist that will help you do it.

Inside Your Home

Floor Coverings (carpeting, tile, linoleum, hardwood, etc.)

  • Dirt or stains?
  • Excessive wear or damage?
  • Area rugs clean and stain-free?

Walls and Ceilings

  • Dirt, fingerprints or other stains?
  • Nail cracks or tape residue?
  • Cracks, chips, water damage?
  • Need for repainting or new wallpaper?
  • Neutral, light colours for roomy environment?

Doors

  • Dirt, fingerprints or other stains?
  • Need new paint?
  • Open/close easily without squeaks?
  • Latches/handles secure and working properly?

Windows

  • Glass sparkling clean; chip, paint and crack free?
  • Open/close easily?
  • Latches/handles/locks secure, working properly?
  • Dirt and fingerprints on frames or sills?
  • Screens clean and without holes?
  • Storm windows in good condition?

Window Coverings (curtains, drapes, blinds, etc.)

  • Dirt or stains?
  • Excessive wear or sun damage?
  • Open/close easily; hardware working properly?

Lighting (lighting makes a room feel more inviting)

  • All bulbs working and proper wattage?
  • Broken switches, exposed wiring?
  • Table and floor lamps working properly?

Pet Areas

  • Clean, organized, odour-free?

Entryways and Hallways

  • Clean and free of clutter or obstructions?
  • Welcome mat(s) clean and inviting?

Closets and Storage Areas

  • Clean and well organized?
  • Clutter and excess junk removed?
  • Clothes hung neatly and not jammed together?
  • Shoes and boots neatly stored/stacked?

Kitchen

  • Every surface sparkling clean?
  • Counter-tops organized, all but daily use appliances?
  • Refrigerator spotless inside and out?
  • Organized? Spoiled food discarded?
  • Frost removed? Light bulbs working? (Buyers look!)
  • Oven/stove-top clean? Burner trays cleaned?
  • Sinks clean; faucets working properly and leak-free?
  • Garbage disposal in good working condition?
  • Cupboards/pantry spotless, organized?
  • Dishwasher clean and stain-free?

Living Room/Dining Room/Bedrooms/Den/Study

  • Everything thoroughly vacuumed/dusted?
  • Excess furniture removed for roomier atmosphere?
  • Remaining furniture clean and in good repair?
  • Wood and other surfaces clean and polished?
  • Bookshelves neat, organized and clutter-free?
  • Children’s games/toys stored neatly?
  • Fragile items removed and stored?
  • Smaller valuables removed/locked away?
  • Window coverings open for views and sunlight?
  • Mirrors clean and in good repair?
  • Ashtrays cleaned and kept out of sight?
  • Fireplace clean, logs/kindling stacked neatly?

Bathrooms/Powder Room

  • Every surface sparkling clean?
  • Counter-tops organized, free of clutter? Fresh soap?
  • Sinks spotlessly clean; faucets working properly?
  • Tub and shower surfaces clean?
  • Towels stain-free and hanging neatly?
  • Shower curtain clean and in good repair?
  • Toilet extra-clean and working properly?
  • Closets organized and clutter-free?
  • Medicine cabinet clean, “personal items” removed?

Basement/Furnace Room/Garage/Attic/Storeroom

  • Clean and well organized?
  • Clutter and excess “junk” removed?
  • Remaining items stored/stacked neatly?
  • Everything thoroughly vacuumed/dusted?


Outside Your Home

Structures

  • Exterior surfaces clean, in good condition?
  • Front door exterior clean, inviting?
  • Eaves troughs and downspouts clean, in good repair?
  • Gates open/close properly; hardware working?
  • Fences/decks in good repair, in good condition?
  • Sidewalks and walkways in good repair?
  • Driveway clean, in good repair?

Yard and Environment

  • Driveways, sidewalks clear of snow, ice?
  • Lawns mowed/edged regularly; large bare spots repaired?
  • Leaves removed from lawns and flower beds?
  • Trees pruned, hedges trimmed?
  • Flower beds weeded and tidy; dead plants replaced?
  • “Junk” and scrap removed?
  • Lawn furniture clean, organized, good repair?
  • Bicycles, children’s toys stored neatly, out of way?
  • Firewood organized and neatly stacked?
  • Yard free of “doggy deposits”?


 

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Whether it's our well-established sales approach, highly effective marketing campaigns, or our extensive network utilization, no detail is ever overlooked. We take immense pride in harnessing technology and innovation to maximize your property's exposure. We've crafted this guide to educate you as a Seller and empower you to make informed decisions when selecting the best team of brokers to market and sell your home.

 

When we proclaim that we are "redefining service in real estate," we genuinely mean it! People always come first, and this philosophy shines through in our work. We're here to educate you on the essential steps for a successful home sale. There are numerous components to a triumphant real estate transaction, and you can count on us to be there at every stage, ensuring no detail is overlooked. With a proven track record, the right skill set, and years of collective experience, we confidently assert that we possess the tools necessary to successfully sell your home.

 

Whether you're seeking a beautiful home or property for yourself or you're an investor in search of a fantastic high-end option, you can rest assured that we're dedicated to serving your interests. As a team of skilled communicators, artful negotiators, and experienced brokers, if you're truly committed to selling your home, we're equally committed to getting the job done.

 

- The DiNunzio Real Estate Group

 



Designation: RENE

Specialty: LUXURY HOMES • INVESTMENT ACQUISITIONS • RESIDENTIAL & CONDO SALES

Experience: 9 Years

Awards: Sales Achievement, Master Sales Award, President's Gold Award President’s Gold Award & Director's Platinum Award

Area Covered: York Region, Halton Region, Peel Region, Durham Region, Simceo Region & The Greater Toronto Area.