RT. 1 North
Milford, DE
Established 1988. Family Owned and Operated

Home preparation prior to showing - Checklist


1. How is the condition of the exterior and interior paint? 

2. Doorknobs working properly? 

3. Any doors that “stick” when opening? 

4. Stucco or siding free of cracks? 

5. Bricks firmly in place? 

6. Front entry clean (including entry rugs)? 

7. Doorbell in good condition? 

8. Gutters clean? 

9. Roof in good repair? 

10. Windows cleaned, caulked and working properly? 

11. Window screens in good condition? 

12. Exterior lights working? 

13. Fence paint attractive? 

14. Sidewalks free of clutter, toys, etc.? 

15. Trash cans out of sight?

16. Lawn green, mowed and trimmed? (seasonal) 

17. Trees and shrubs trimmed? (seasonal) 

18. Flower beds need sprucing up? (seasonal) 

19. Garage clean and clutter removed? 

20. Workbench free of tools, etc.? 

21. Garage door working properly? 

22. Driveway cleared of vehicles? 

23. Auto stains in driveway? 

24. Pool and spa clean and in good condition? 

25. Pool equipment working properly? 


26. Ceiling and walls clean? 

27. Flooring in good condition? 

28. Sink clean and in good repair? 

29. Faucet leaky? 

30.Countertops in good condition and uncluttered? 

31. Oven clean? 

32. Stovetop have fresh drip pans? 

33. Appliances in good condition?

34. Pantry neat and organized? 

35. Paper lining in drawers neat looking? 

Great Room / Family Room

36. Paint on ceilings and walls in good condition? 

37. Flooring in good condition? 

38. Window treatments (draperies, etc.) freshly done? 

39. Room cluttered? 

40. Too much furniture? 

41. Fireplace clean with wood stacked neatly? 

Dining Room: 

42. Paint on walls and ceiling in good condition? 

43. Too much furniture in room? 

44. Flooring in good condition? 

45. Draperies freshly done? 

46. Light fixtures clean and shiny? 

47. Room uncluttered?

Laundry Room: 

48. Washer and Dryer neat and free of dust? 

49. Floor clean? 

50. Light working properly? 

Heating And Cooling Systems:

51. Furnace and air conditioning in good condition? 

52. Furnace and air filters replaced? 

53. Hot water heater clean? 


54. Paint in good repair? 

55. Draperies fresh? 

56. Light fixtures make the room appear bright and airy?

57. Flooring clean and in good repair? 

58.All door hardware in good condition? 

59. Excess furniture removed? 

60. Closets neat and clean?