Standard Real Estate Checklist

  • Kitchen
  • Sink & Bench - scrub clean, dry off and polish taps
  • Kitchen cupboards - clean outside cupboards doors and all wood surrounds
  • - clean inside cupboards
  • - clean inside pantry
  • clean walls as required
  • clean ceiling as required if possible
  • Oven - Clean top and wipe front
  • - clean under elements 
  • - clean inside oven
  • - pull out and wipe down side, vacuum back and wash wall behind
  • Oven Hood / Expelair, wipe all visible areas
  • - clean filters etc as required
  • Bathroom/toilet(s) - ensuites
  • Toilet - scrub and disinfect. (remove and wash seat if possible)
  • Shower - scrub and dry walls and base
  • Bath and vanity- scrub and dry
  • Tapes etc - scrub around and polish and dry
  • Laundry
  • Wipe down shelves
  • wipe down window sills
  • wipe/dust walls as required
  • clean basin and polish taps etc
  • white ware - wipe down
  • Floors
  • Linoleum /Wooden - sweep/vacuum and mop
  • Carpet vacuum throughout
  • Carpets professional cleaned (do not use Rug doctor or rental appliance)
  • Through out
  • Clean all skirting boards
  • Wipe all light switches and power points and around
  • clean all light shades
  • remove all spider webs
  • remove marks off doors as required
  • wipe all doors and door frames
  • brush dust walls 
  • wash inside windows
  • wipe windows surrounds
  • wash outside windows
  • dust wipe curtain rails 
  • all mirrors -wipe and dry
  • clean ceiling fans
  • curtains cleaned
  • blinds cleaned
  • Exterior
  • Lawns mown just prior to vacating
  • gardens weeded, pruned and tidied
  • Household section rubbish removed including compost
  • paths swept to be free of oil and grease
  • general all light bulbs to be working

This is only a guide every rental management / landlord is different ask for there check list