What Not to Overlook on a Final Walk-Through

Be sure that:

  • Repairs you’ve requested have been made. Obtain copies of paid bills and any related warranties
  • All items that were included in the sale price – draperies, lighting fixtures – are still there
  • Screen and storm windows are in place or stored
  • All appliances are operating
  • Intercom, doorbell, and alarm are operational
  • Hot water heater is working
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) are working
  • No plants or shrubs have been removed from the yard
  • Garage door opener and other remotes are available
  • Instruction books and warranties on appliances and fixtures are there
  • All personal items of the sellers and all debris have been removed