Angelo and Joanna  Lionti

Angelo and Joanna Lionti

Broker of Record and Real Estate Broker

FinchTown Realty Inc., Brokerage

Mobile:
647-794-6174
Office:
416-410-8730
Email Me
Angelo and Joanna  Lionti

Angelo and Joanna Lionti

Broker of Record and Real Estate Broker

FinchTown Realty Inc., Brokerage

Mobile:
647-794-6174
Office:
416-410-8730
Email Me

Home Preparation Checklist

Home Preparation Checklist

To get the best return on your home, you need to make your home look its best. Here’s the checklist that will help you do it.

Inside Your Home

Floor Coverings (carpeting, tile, linoleum, hardwood, etc.)

  • Dirt or stains?
  • Excessive wear or damage?
  • Area rugs clean and stain-free?

Walls and Ceilings

  • Dirt, fingerprints or other stains?
  • Nail cracks or tape residue?
  • Cracks, chips, water damage?
  • Need for repainting or new wallpaper?
  • Neutral, light colours for roomy environment?

Doors

  • Dirt, fingerprints or other stains?
  • Need new paint?
  • Open/close easily without squeaks?
  • Latches/handles secure and working properly?

Windows

  • Glass sparkling clean; chip, paint and crack free?
  • Open/close easily?
  • Latches/handles/locks secure, working properly?
  • Dirt and fingerprints on frames or sills?
  • Screens clean and without holes?
  • Storm windows in good condition?

Window Coverings (curtains, drapes, blinds, etc.)

  • Dirt or stains?
  • Excessive wear or sun damage?
  • Open/close easily; hardware working properly?

Lighting (lighting makes a room feel more inviting)

  • All bulbs working and proper wattage?
  • Broken switches, exposed wiring?
  • Table and floor lamps working properly?

Pet Areas

  • Clean, organized, odour-free?

Entryways and Hallways

  • Clean and free of clutter or obstructions?
  • Welcome mat(s) clean and inviting?

Closets and Storage Areas

  • Clean and well organized?
  • Clutter and excess junk removed?
  • Clothes hung neatly and not jammed together?
  • Shoes and boots neatly stored/stacked?

Kitchen

  • Every surface sparkling clean?
  • Counter-tops organized, all but daily use appliances?
  • Refrigerator spotless inside and out?
  • Organized? Spoiled food discarded?
  • Frost removed? Light bulbs working? (Buyers look!)
  • Oven/stove-top clean? Burner trays cleaned?
  • Sinks clean; faucets working properly and leak-free?
  • Garbage disposal in good working condition?
  • Cupboards/pantry spotless, organized?
  • Dishwasher clean and stain-free?

Living Room/Dining Room/Bedrooms/Den/Study

  • Everything thoroughly vacuumed/dusted?
  • Excess furniture removed for roomier atmosphere?
  • Remaining furniture clean and in good repair?
  • Wood and other surfaces clean and polished?
  • Bookshelves neat, organized and clutter-free?
  • Children’s games/toys stored neatly?
  • Fragile items removed and stored?
  • Smaller valuables removed/locked away?
  • Window coverings open for views and sunlight?
  • Mirrors clean and in good repair?
  • Ashtrays cleaned and kept out of sight?
  • Fireplace clean, logs/kindling stacked neatly?

Bathrooms/Powder Room

  • Every surface sparkling clean?
  • Counter-tops organized, free of clutter? Fresh soap?
  • Sinks spotlessly clean; faucets working properly?
  • Tub and shower surfaces clean?
  • Towels stain-free and hanging neatly?
  • Shower curtain clean and in good repair?
  • Toilet extra-clean and working properly?
  • Closets organized and clutter-free?
  • Medicine cabinet clean, “personal items” removed?

Basement/Furnace Room/Garage/Attic/Storeroom

  • Clean and well organized?
  • Clutter and excess “junk” removed?
  • Remaining items stored/stacked neatly?
  • Everything thoroughly vacuumed/dusted?


Outside Your Home

Structures

  • Exterior surfaces clean, in good condition?
  • Front door exterior clean, inviting?
  • Eaves troughs and downspouts clean, in good repair?
  • Gates open/close properly; hardware working?
  • Fences/decks in good repair, in good condition?
  • Sidewalks and walkways in good repair?
  • Driveway clean, in good repair?

Yard and Environment

  • Driveways, sidewalks clear of snow, ice?
  • Lawns mowed/edged regularly; large bare spots repaired?
  • Leaves removed from lawns and flower beds?
  • Trees pruned, hedges trimmed?
  • Flower beds weeded and tidy; dead plants replaced?
  • “Junk” and scrap removed?
  • Lawn furniture clean, organized, good repair?
  • Bicycles, children’s toys stored neatly, out of way?
  • Firewood organized and neatly stacked?
  • Yard free of “doggy deposits”?


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Property Ownership today empowers individuals financially and emotionally as it also benefits the economy and surrounding community. Since it is the largest real estate transaction most people will ever make, it is a huge decision.  It could be a home to live more comfortably, a place to have fun, a place of employment, or an investment opportunity. Buying or selling real estate is often a complex, overwhelming, and time consuming process as you want to make sure it is done right. Keeping this process simple is how we are able to help you so that you are able to spend your valuable time enjoying life with your family and friends and building wealth. We are committed to delivering an exciting and trouble-free experience through our professional service, in-depth knowledge and 25+ years of experience. We take the buying and selling real estate process seriously as we consult with you every step of the way, negotiate on your behalf, and oversee the many transaction details for a smooth closing. Each and every client is provided with the highest quality of service as we reach their goals of property ownership.

Your Real Estate Consultants for Life

Experienced in all real estate transactions from pre-constuction, new, resale or lease: residential, condominiums, luxury homes, commercial, industrial, investment, and Florida properties

Understand the unique needs of sellers and buyers: first time buyers, growing families, downsizing families, seniors, professionals, investors, estate sales, divorce sales, power of sales

Maintain client confidentiality and represent clients’ best interests

Provide up to date Tenant and Landlord rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act

ABR: Accredited Buyer Representatives skilled in working with today’s Buyers and thier needs

ASA: Accredited Senior Agents skilled in working with Seniors and their specific needs

Members of CREA, OREA, TREB, NAR

University of Toronto Graduates

Involved in the Greater Toronto Communtiy: Politics, Charitable Events, Sports Clubs, Fundraisers, Sponsorships, Religious and Social Groups

Speak English, Italian, and some French