Are You Ready to Show Your Home? Here’s a Checklist06/02/2015You might feel like you’re mentally ready to sell your home, but is your home ready? Look at this quick checklist of things that you shouldn’t forget before you let potential buyers check out your house.Turn on lightsMake bedsWipe down countersClean toilets and put seats downVacuum carpetsTake out trashClean mirrorsAir out home by opening windowsPut away anything on the kitchen counterTurn on lightsSweep front porch and deckMake arrangements for animals to leave the homeWipe down cabinetsSet dining room tableLight candles (with fresh scents)Put out fresh flowersHide clutter via a tote in garageIf you only have a few minutes to get your home ready, consider just doing a few of these. It’s important to think about investing in a home cleaning service while you’re selling your home, so you don’t have to do a deep clean every time you have a showing. If you have kids, give each a tote to store things at the last minute, that can fit neatly in their closet. You can do the same thing if you have pets, find a tote that can store their toys and beds for last minute appointments.