1. Walls, ceilings, and floors:
Note any holes, cracks, stains, or other damage to the walls, ceilings, and floors of the property.
2. Doors and windows:
Check all doors and windows for any damage, such as cracks or broken locks, that may affect security or privacy.
3. Lighting fixtures and electrical outlets:
Ensure that all lighting fixtures and electrical outlets are working properly, and note any that are not.
4. Plumbing fixtures and appliances:
Check all plumbing fixtures and appliances, such as faucets, toilets, and sinks, to ensure they are in good working order and do not leak.
5. Heating and cooling systems:
Test the heating and cooling systems, such as the furnace, air conditioning, or radiators, to ensure they are working properly.
6. Kitchen appliances:
Inspect all kitchen appliances, such as the refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher, to ensure they are in good working order.
7. Cabinets and drawers:
Inspect all cabinets and drawers in the kitchen and elsewhere to ensure they are clean and in good condition.
8. Bathroom fixtures:
Inspect all bathroom fixtures, such as the shower, bathtub, and sink, to ensure they are in good working order and do not leak.
9. Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors:
Test all smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure they are working properly.
10. Locks and keys:
Ensure that all locks and keys for the property are in good working order and that the tenant has been provided with the appropriate keys.
11. The exterior of the property:
Walk around the exterior of the property to inspect the roof, siding, windows, and doors for any damage or wear.
12. Garage or parking area:
If applicable, inspect the garage or parking area for any damage or necessary repairs.
13. Yard or outdoor space:
If applicable, inspect the yard or outdoor space for any repairs that are required.