✓ Warranties on anything that will stay with the house
✓ Instructions / operating manuals for anything that will stay with the house
✓ Contact information for services such as cable, internet, etc.
✓ Contact information for people who provide services you use – a housekeeper, yard person, pool cleaner, dog walker, etc.
Now, as an income tax precaution, gather receipts for any improvements you’ve made to the house. Remember that your tax basis will be what yo paid for the house, plus improvements you’ve made.
Now take inventory of your house with an eye to both selling and your future purchase.
* Write down everything you really don’t like or have wanted to change.
* Write down everything you love and would like to have in your next house.
* Gather attractive photos of the house during each season of the year.
Share the photos and the “loves” with your listing agent. Share the loves and don’t likes with your buyer’s agent when the time comes.
If you want to go forward with limited showings right now, call me. I’ll be happy to help.