Our Project List for Selling Our Home

The time is fast approaching that we need to get the Vineyard House on the market, so in addition to banging away at existing projects, Jordan and I have been making a master list of to-do’s before we officially go on the market.

Even though it is a seller’s market right now, we still want our home to present as well as possible. Below is our in-depth to-do list. A lot of these items are specific to our house, and most of it involves finishing projects that we started.

Whole Home
  • Fill holes
  • Touch up caulk
  • Touch up paint
  • Replace switchplates
  • Fix insulation in attic
  • Deep clean
Front Entryway
  • Fix drywall behind door
  • Touch up paint on front door
Dining Room
  • Sand and paint scratches in window trim
Kitchen
  • Remove support over this room
Laundry Room
  • Touch up paint
  • Install wood panel behind washer
Back Hallway
  • Finish wainscoting in corner
Living Room
  • Fix and re-seal exterior French doors
  • Fix drywall on ceiling
Kids Bedrooms
  • Fix loose wire in attic over these rooms
  • Touch up crown molding in Charlie’s room
  • Fix popped nails in Charlie’s room

Fan, Blackout Curtains, Name Sign, Dog Art, Fox Art, Lounger Cover, Boppy Cover, Hamper, Crib, Changing Table, Linens, Glider, Pillow, Rug, Sheepskin

Office/Finn’s Bedroom
  • Finish painting and hang French doors
  • Build closet? We’ve discussed adding a closet in here so that it will qualify as a fourth bedroom.
Bonus Room
  • Paint and re-seal exterior door
  • Clean fireplace
  • Paint interior of fireplace
  • Sand and repair pocket door frame
  • Repaint pocket door
Half Bath
  • Install doorstop
Kids Bath
  • Paint shoe molding next to shower
  • Touch up bubbly areas of paint
  • Touch up around recessed light

Bed, Rug, Barn Doors, Nightstands

Master Bedroom
  • Touch up window casing
Master Bath
  • Finish drywall
  • Install trim and paint
  • Install tile
  • Install shower, tub, toilet
  • Install vanities, mirrors, and lights
  • Repair shelving in closet (paint and caulk)
Garage
  • Fix and finish drywall
  • Clean and organize
  • Repair garage door
  • Order and install trim kit for garage doors
  • Replace water heater
  • Repair box under water tanks
Exterior
  • Replace siding around master bedroom door
  • Remove damaged window screens
  • Finish painting exterior
  • Repair driveway (pour gravel)
  • Finish well cover
  • Repair brick around culvert
  • Round-up, weed, mulch, and replant beds
  • Pressure wash the barn
  • Rake stalls
  • Fix vinyl fence
  • Pressure wash house

After all of this we’ll be doing a walk through with our realtor and anyone else who wants to join, creating a final punch list, deep cleaning (don’t worry, we’ll also have a list for that!), decluttering, staging, photographing… and then we’ll be ready to list! Wish us luck!

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