Checklist for Preparing Your Home for the Marketplace – Garage, Attic, Basement

Today’s checklist are about those areas you really hate to have to clean-up, or you like to forget about. These same areas can be important to a buyer and help them in their decision making process – be it for a work area, for storage, etc.

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  • Sell, give away, or throw out unnecessary items
  • clean oily cement floor
  • Provide strong overhead light
  • Tidy storage or work areas
  • Clean water heater and drain sediment

Basement

  • Sell, give away, or throw out unnecessary items
  • Organize and crate more floor space by hanging or placing items on shelves
  • Make inspection access easy
  • Provide strong overhead light, if able

Attic

  • Tidy up by discarding or pre-packing
  • Make sure energy-saving insulation is apparent
  • Make sure air best is in working order
  • Provide strong overhead light, if able
  • Leave flashlight close by in case buyers want to look at the attic or crawlspace