Preparing your property for sale


A clutter free, well presented home will always look more spacious and appealing to prospective buyers.


Remove all clutter and excess ornaments throughout house, store away.

Ensure all globes in lights and lamps are working.

Street Front & Garden:

Mow lawns, trim trees and shrubs.

Remove bins, garden tools, kid’s toys.

Remove cars from driveway.

Ensure exterior lighting (if installed) is working.

Lounge & Living Spaces:

Remove all unnecessary furniture and clutter, create an impression of space.

Turn on lights and lamps.

Clear coffee/side tables of remotes and magazines.

Open curtains & blinds, remove kid’s toys.


Clear benches, window sills & sink.

Remove dishes/drying racks, cleaning products and tea towels from sink.

Remove fridge magnets, kid’s artwork and bins.

Turn on overhead and range hood/cabinet lighting.


Make bed and clear bedside tables/dressers.

Turn on all lights and lamps, blinds open.

Remove floor items.

Clear the area beneath bed.


Clean shower screens, basins & mirrors, remove bath toys.

Remove personal (shampoo etc) products and cleaning items from shower/bath.

Remove bath mats, clothes hampers, scales and bins from room.

Display co-ordinated clean towels, or remove entirely.


Clear off outdoor settings, remove pet bedding/bowls.

Sweep decking/paving.

Remove washing from clothesline.

Pool (if installed) should be clean, cleaning equipment/hoses etc removed.

N.B. This is a meant as a general guide only, we understand it is not always possible to present a home as we have described in the above way.