Rob LePage, Broker | Jill Stewart, Broker
Call us at 416. 231. 3000

Preparing your home for showing

First Impressions / General

  • House exterior in good repair
  • House number easy to see
  • Eavesthroughs, down spots and soffits painted and in good repair
  • Garage / carport clean and tidy
  • Cracked or broken window panes replaced

First impressions (depending on the season)

  • Lawns cut and raked; hedges and shrubs trimmed; garden weeded and edged
  • Leaves raked; walks swept; decks and patios cleared of leaves and debris;
  • Snow and ice cleared; walkways sanded or salted

At the front door

  • Doorbell works
  • Hardware in good repair
  • Porch and foyer clean and tidy

Interior Maintenance

  • Cracked plaster repaired
  • Chipped paint touched up
  • Door knobs and cupboard latches tight
  • Furnace wiped down and cleaned
  • Burned out light bulbs replaced
  • Squeaky doors oiled


  • Mirrors, fixtures and taps cleaned and polished
  • Leaky taps and toilets repaired
  • Seals around tubs and basins in good repair
  • Floors cleaned, waste containers emptied
  • Inside of cupboards and cabinets clean and tidy
  • Towels clean and matching
  • Clutter put away


  • Sinks and taps cleaned and polished
  • Appliances cleaned
  • Countertops clear and polished
  • Inside of cupboards and cabinets clean and tidy
  • Small appliances put away
  • Clutter put away

Creating a buying atmosphere

  • All lights turned on
  • Air condition turned on in warm weather
  • Fireplace lit in cooler weather
  • Closets neat and tidy
  • Hall and stairs cleared of clutter
  • Drapes opened during daylight
  • Background music played quietly
  • Carpets freshly vacuumed

Third generation. Fifty years of combined experience.
Royal LePage Real Estate
Services Ltd., Brokerage
3031 Bloor St. W.
Toronto ON M8X 1C5
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