Open House Check List

Today's buyers are looking for properties that are move in ready!  All showings and open houses need to make a great first impression!

Exterior: Add colour with mulch and/or greenery; maintain lawns, shrubs, flowerbeds; remove pet waste, yard waste, weeds; ensure walk ways and front entrance are tidy and inviting; shovel and/or salt the driveway if winter weather.

Interior  Main Level: Ensuring heating/ac working and in good repair; floors should be clean and free of clutter; home should have an inviting odour; remove all garbage; turn all lights on; depersonalize as much as possible; remove signs of pets; kitchens and bathrooms should be spotless; ensure clutter and confidential information is put away.

Interior Upper: Clean bathrooms; make beds, conceal valuables; tidy closet spaces.

Lower/Basement: Ensure basement area is as tidy as the rest of the house; storage is acceptable but it should be organized; laundry facilities and utility rooms should be well kept.



Patti Blackburn

Patti Blackburn

Sales Representative
CENTURY 21 First Canadian Corp., Brokerage*
Contact Me


Read More