Final Walk-through Checklist


GENERAL

  • Have all agreed-upon repairs been completed?
  • Has the associated paperwork been submitted?
  • Have the sellers removed any contents that are supposed to stay?
  • Is the home relatively clean and ready for new occupants?

WALLS, CEILINGS, AND FLOORS

  • Are there signs of new damage? (water damage, gouges, stains, etc.)

ELECTRICAL

  • Do all light fixtures work?
  • Does every outlet have power?

PLUMBING

  • Test each faucet. (On/off? Water pressure? Hot/cold water?)
  • Check under sinks for leaks
  • Do all toilets flush properly?
  • Are any drains clogged?

WINDOWS/DOORS

  • Do all windows open, close and lock properly?
  • Do they all have screens (if applicable)?
  • Do all exterior and interior doors open and close property?
  • Do the locks work?
  • If there’s an electric garage door, is it operational?
  • Do all cabinet doors/drawers open/close?

APPLIANCES

  • Do all appliances included in the home operate correctly?
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove, cook-top, oven, microwave
  • Garbage disposal
  • Other specialized kitchen appliances (e.g., warming drawers, wine coolers, trash compactors)
  • Exhaust fans (kitchen and bath)
  • Heaters (bath)
  • Ceilings fans

HVAC

  • Test the furnace and/or air conditioning system
  • Are any vents blocked?

EXTERIOR

Has there been any damage to:

  • Exterior walls or roof?
  • Driveway?
  • Landscaping?
  • Other structures on the property?
  • Boat dock/slip?