A Home Appraisal Checklist Can Make Your Appraisal Go Smoother

Maintenance
  Make sure the house is clean
  Declutter
  Mow and edge the lawn
  Add colorful flowers to beds
  Touch up paint
  Repair or replace broken items such as windows or loose gutters
  Repair leaky faucets
  Make sure all lightbulbs are working
  Make sure the pool is clean and blue and not green
  Make sure the doorbell is working
  Replace missing roof shingles
  Repair damaged fencing or decks

Major Repairs
  Roof leaks

  Damaged flooring
  Damaged walls
Peeling paint
Heating and cooling repairs
Repair/replace the water heater
Repair foundation 


Appraiser Information Packet
  List of updates and/or renovations
  Survey if available
  HOA Information
  Neighborhood amenities (Things that would attract buyers to the neighborhood)


Miscellaneous
  Make sure dogs are put up when the appraiser is looking at your home
  Make sure all rooms are accessible
  Make sure appraiser can get around the perimeter of the house to measure
  Make sure all rooms are accessible
  Make sure appraiser can get around the perimeter of the house to measure

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