1. Get a pre-appraisal estimate
This will help you to understand the market value of your home and what potential buyers may be willing to pay.
2. Assess the home's exterior
Look for any damage to the walls, roof, windows, or doors that may need to be repaired.
3. Check for any damage to the home's structure
Inspect the walls, ceilings, and floors for any signs of damage or wear.
4. Examine the roof for damage or leaks
Make sure there are no visible signs of damage or leaks.
5. Inspect windows and doors for signs of wear or damage
Look for any scratches, dents, or other signs of wear.
6. Look for any water stains on ceilings or walls
Check for any signs of water damage, such as water stains or peeling paint.
7. Check for pests or signs of infestation
Look for any evidence of pests such as insects or rodent droppings.
8. Evaluate the condition of the HVAC system
Make sure the AC and heating systems are in good working order.
9. Inspect the plumbing and electrical systems
Check for any signs of corrosion or leaks in the plumbing and electrical systems.
10. Test all appliances
Make sure all appliances are in working order and have no visible signs of damage.