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HOME VIEWING CHECKLIST

Remaining objective can be a difficult task when viewing homes or an open house. It is easy to fall in love with a home's appearance, blind to problems that may make it unsuitable. Here is a handy checklist we've compiled to assist you in your home viewing.

     

Home is clean  and uncluttered

 

Lawns are cut

 

Walls are clean and free of chipping

 

Paint job on walls is in good shape

 

Ceilings and walls are free of stains and bulges

 

No loose grout or caulking around bathroom and kitchen tiles

 

No crumbling grout or caulking around bathroom and kitchen tiles     

 

Lights work well

 

Faucets work well

 

Toilets work well

 

Furnace and air conditioning work well

 

Major appliances included with sale work well

 

No soft, springy sections in floors

 

No excessive squeaking in floors

 

Doors fit snugly and operate smoothly

 

Windows fit snugly and operate smoothly

 

No drafts

 

No flaked paint

 

No loose caulking

 

There is enough storage space on each floor

 

I looked behind all closed doors

 

I looked behind suspiciously placed wall coverings

 

I looked under area rugs

Also, take note of storage space. If you are moving from a home with large closets and a shed, make sure your new house is able to store an equivalent amount of belongings.

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