1. Walls and paint condition
Check for any scuffs, nail holes, or marks on the walls. Note any areas that require repainting.
2. Flooring condition
Inspect the floors for scratches, stains, or any signs of damage. Pay attention to high-traffic areas or carpeted spaces that might need cleaning or repair.
3. Windows and blinds
Examine the windows for cracks, broken seals, or damaged blinds. Ensure that all windows can be opened and closed properly.
4. Doors and locks
Test all doors to ensure they open and close smoothly. Check if locks, handles, and doorknobs are functioning correctly.
5. Kitchen appliances and cabinets
Test each appliance (stove, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher) to verify they are in working order. Inspect cabinets for any damage or signs of wear.
6. Bathroom fixtures and plumbing
Check for leaks, water pressure issues, or any damage to sinks, toilets, showers, and tubs. Make sure all fixtures are properly secured.
7. Light fixtures and electrical outlets
Test all light switches and fixtures to confirm they are functioning. Check electrical outlets for any loose connections or damage.
8. Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system
Ensure the HVAC system is working correctly, providing adequate heating or cooling. Replace filters if necessary.
9. Carpets and rugs
Assess the condition of carpets and rugs, looking for stains, tears, or excessive wear. Consider professional cleaning if needed.
10. Outdoor areas and landscaping
Inspect the exterior of the property, including the yard, patio, and walkways. Note any damage to fences, gates, or landscaping features.