Selling Your Home

NECESSARY & SUGGESTED ITEMS TO HELP

SELL YOUR HOME FASTER

 

Necessary:

  • Carbon Monoxide detector in hallway (can be plug in type or combo smoke detector/CO2 detector).
  • Smoke detectors in every bedroom.
  • Double strap water heater.  Ensure it is raised 18” if in a garage or an interior location.
  • Replace furnace filter with new/clean filter.
  • Service HVAC – call SDG&E for a free check.

 

Suggestions:

  • Clean all windows and skylights.
  • De-clutter, remove items you do not use on a daily basis.
  • Repair any plumbing leaks.
  • Caulk around tub and shower areas where needed. Caulk around tub spouts and sinks.
  • Repair torn screens, cracked windows and skylights.
  • Plant colorful flowers in front and back yards.
  • Repaint the curb address numbers.
  • Install new numbers if they are faded or old.
  • Repaint or replace weathered mailbox.
  • Replace burnt out light bulbs.
  • Repair chipped and missing stucco.
  • Install missing receptacle cover plates.
  • Ensure spa is clean and operational.
  • Deep cleaning to include: window/door tracks, ceiling lights/fans, baseboards, tops of doorways, cobwebs, sinks/counters and tub/shower doors.
  • Seal roof vents, if the vents are cracked or missing mastic