You'll feel right at home with me!: Inspection checklist when putting your home up for sale

Inspection checklist when putting your home up for sale

Are you thinking about selling a home? Well if you answered yes then this seller checklist will surely come in handy.

 

Thank you Kathleen for sharing it with us all.

Seller inspection checklist

 

ELECTRICAL INSPECTION CHECKLIST

Did you make sure the light fixtures are all in place? 

Do the light fixtures, switches and receptacles all function? 

Does the door bell work? 


HEATING AND COOLING HOME INSPECTION CHECKLIST

Do the thermostat, heating and cooling systems function? 

Is there adequate air flow through the heating and cooling registers? 

Did all the radiators or convectors get warm in a reasonable amount of time? 

KITCHEN CHECKLIST

Do all the appliances function properly? 

Did you check for any damage to the counter tops or cabinets? 

Did you check the operation of the cabinets and drawers? 

 

GENERAL HOME INSPECTION CHECKLIST, HOME INSPECTION CHECK LIST

Were all your questions answered that you have for the home inspector? 

Were all your questions for the home owner answered in writing to your satisfaction? 

Have the previously agreed to repairs been professionally completed? 

Have warranties and guarantees been provided for agreed upon repairs? 


EXTERIOR HOME INSPECTION CHECKLIST

Have you checked the operation of the windows and screens? 

Have steps been taken to stop water from accumulating near the building? 

Did you check doors, decks, siding, windows & fences for damage / deterioration? 

Are there any signs of water infiltration from the roof, siding or windows? 

Are there any signs of gutter or downspout problems? 

Are the downspouts discharging water away from the foundation? 

Has the soil around the home been pitched away from the foundation? 

 

INTERIOR CHECKLIST

Do the garage doors and their openers function? 

Did you test the reversing devices for the garage door openers? 

Did you find out why any stains or cracks on any of the walls or ceilings that have become

larger or have appeared since the time of the home inspection? 

Have all cracked windows or mirrors been repaired? 

Have all the clouded double pane windows been replaced? 

Are all the permanently installed fixtures or appliances been in place and in good condition? 

Did you check for any signs of birds, rodents or animals? 

Has any damage to damage to the walls, floor or ceilings been repaired? 

 

PLUMBING HOME INSPECTION

Did you check all the plumbing fixture faucets to determine if they leak or drip? 

Did you check all the plumbing fixtures for chips or damaged? 

Did you run water for a time through all plumbing fixtures and check for leakage? 

Did you run water for a time through all plumbing fixtures and check for stoppage? 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathleen V. Woods

msWoods Real Estate

kwoods@mswoods.com

317.517.5317

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Comment balloon 2 commentsJodiAnn Garone • February 11 2012 02:06AM

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Good reblog and good points for those looking to do a sale and get their home in good showable condition

Posted by David Shamansky, Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg (US Mortgages - David Shamansky) over 6 years ago

Great refresher ... thanks for the checklist re-post.

Posted by Angie Nwanodi, The ACG Group, Realtors®|Standard, Short, HUD, REO (Evergreen Realty & Associates, Inc.) over 6 years ago

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