How to prepare your house for sale
Tips for selling your home
We have a list of trusted trades people if you need any help to prepare your house for sale. For a copy of this list please contact Tracey on 0403 304 217.
// Clear bench tops of food, dish racks and cutting boards.
// Remove magnets and other items from the fridge.
// Remove dish liquids, tea towels, soaps and plugs from the sink.
// Put away garbage bins, brooms, mops and cleaning products.
// Add a bowl of fresh fruit or a case of fresh flowers.
// Clear away clothes, shoes and laundry baskets.
// Remove books, tissue boxes and jewellery from bedside tables.
// Remove portable fans, heaters and rubbish bins.
// Tidy study desks, remove excess toys and posters.
// Make your beds with your best linen or buy an inexpensive white doona cover.
// Clear bench tops of toothbrushes, soaps, razors and plugs.
// Remove shampoos, soaps and cleaning products from showers.
// Remove rubbish bins, scales, bathmats and laundry baskets.
// Close toilet lids, remove toilet brush and spare toilet rolls.
// Put out fresh clean towels, folded and hung neatly on rails.
General Interior Preparation
// Remove door mats, floor mats and pet bowls.
// Clean windows, dust surfaces, vacuum and/or mop floors.
// Open curtains and blinds and turn off ceiling fans.
// Make sure all light bulbs are working and turn on all lights including lamps.
// Straighten tables and chairs and arrange cushions attractively.
Outside the House
// Remove vehicles from the driveway and the front of the house.
// Move rubbish bins so they are not visible from the street.
// Put away garden hoses, tools, toys and bicycles.
// Empty the pool of any pool tools and toys.
// Contain pets in the garage or take them out with you for any inspections.