David  Gharat

David Gharat

Broker

RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc., Brokerage *

Mobile:
416-729-2333
Office:
416-265-2000
Toll Free:
1-800-265-2888
Email Me
David  Gharat

David Gharat

Broker

RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc., Brokerage *

Mobile:
416-729-2333
Office:
416-265-2000
Toll Free:
1-800-265-2888
Email Me

Home Preparation Checklist

Home Preparation Checklist

To get the best return on your home, you need to make your home look its best. Here’s the checklist that will help you do it.

Inside Your Home

Floor Coverings (carpeting, tile, linoleum, hardwood, etc.)

  • Dirt or stains?
  • Excessive wear or damage?
  • Area rugs clean and stain-free?

Walls and Ceilings

  • Dirt, fingerprints or other stains?
  • Nail cracks or tape residue?
  • Cracks, chips, water damage?
  • Need for repainting or new wallpaper?
  • Neutral, light colours for roomy environment?

Doors

  • Dirt, fingerprints or other stains?
  • Need new paint?
  • Open/close easily without squeaks?
  • Latches/handles secure and working properly?

Windows

  • Glass sparkling clean; chip, paint and crack free?
  • Open/close easily?
  • Latches/handles/locks secure, working properly?
  • Dirt and fingerprints on frames or sills?
  • Screens clean and without holes?
  • Storm windows in good condition?

Window Coverings (curtains, drapes, blinds, etc.)

  • Dirt or stains?
  • Excessive wear or sun damage?
  • Open/close easily; hardware working properly?

Lighting (lighting makes a room feel more inviting)

  • All bulbs working and proper wattage?
  • Broken switches, exposed wiring?
  • Table and floor lamps working properly?

Pet Areas

  • Clean, organized, odour-free?

Entryways and Hallways

  • Clean and free of clutter or obstructions?
  • Welcome mat(s) clean and inviting?

Closets and Storage Areas

  • Clean and well organized?
  • Clutter and excess junk removed?
  • Clothes hung neatly and not jammed together?
  • Shoes and boots neatly stored/stacked?

Kitchen

  • Every surface sparkling clean?
  • Counter-tops organized, all but daily use appliances?
  • Refrigerator spotless inside and out?
  • Organized? Spoiled food discarded?
  • Frost removed? Light bulbs working? (Buyers look!)
  • Oven/stove-top clean? Burner trays cleaned?
  • Sinks clean; faucets working properly and leak-free?
  • Garbage disposal in good working condition?
  • Cupboards/pantry spotless, organized?
  • Dishwasher clean and stain-free?

Living Room/Dining Room/Bedrooms/Den/Study

  • Everything thoroughly vacuumed/dusted?
  • Excess furniture removed for roomier atmosphere?
  • Remaining furniture clean and in good repair?
  • Wood and other surfaces clean and polished?
  • Bookshelves neat, organized and clutter-free?
  • Children’s games/toys stored neatly?
  • Fragile items removed and stored?
  • Smaller valuables removed/locked away?
  • Window coverings open for views and sunlight?
  • Mirrors clean and in good repair?
  • Ashtrays cleaned and kept out of sight?
  • Fireplace clean, logs/kindling stacked neatly?

Bathrooms/Powder Room

  • Every surface sparkling clean?
  • Counter-tops organized, free of clutter? Fresh soap?
  • Sinks spotlessly clean; faucets working properly?
  • Tub and shower surfaces clean?
  • Towels stain-free and hanging neatly?
  • Shower curtain clean and in good repair?
  • Toilet extra-clean and working properly?
  • Closets organized and clutter-free?
  • Medicine cabinet clean, “personal items” removed?

Basement/Furnace Room/Garage/Attic/Storeroom

  • Clean and well organized?
  • Clutter and excess “junk” removed?
  • Remaining items stored/stacked neatly?
  • Everything thoroughly vacuumed/dusted?


Outside Your Home

Structures

  • Exterior surfaces clean, in good condition?
  • Front door exterior clean, inviting?
  • Eaves troughs and downspouts clean, in good repair?
  • Gates open/close properly; hardware working?
  • Fences/decks in good repair, in good condition?
  • Sidewalks and walkways in good repair?
  • Driveway clean, in good repair?

Yard and Environment

  • Driveways, sidewalks clear of snow, ice?
  • Lawns mowed/edged regularly; large bare spots repaired?
  • Leaves removed from lawns and flower beds?
  • Trees pruned, hedges trimmed?
  • Flower beds weeded and tidy; dead plants replaced?
  • “Junk” and scrap removed?
  • Lawn furniture clean, organized, good repair?
  • Bicycles, children’s toys stored neatly, out of way?
  • Firewood organized and neatly stacked?
  • Yard free of “doggy deposits”?


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David Gharat

 Broker - D.Y.G Real Estate Toronto 

Seniors Real Estate Specialist - Canada

REALTORS® with the SRES® designation are specifically trained to serve the needs and interests of real estate buyers and sellers age 50+.
SRES® Designees join an elite group of real estate professionals serving the 50+ market

SRES® is the only “seniors real estate” designation recognized by NAR. 

 


Welcome To David Gharat's Website

Expert in Real Estate Sales and Condo Investments in Toronto, North York, East York, Markham, Pickering, Ajax, Oshawa, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and Niagara areas.

 

Our Clients

Age 50+, Retirees - Seniors selling their home to relocate or downsize

New and Experienced Buyers, Investors

First Time Home Buyers

Specialize in

Resale Condos

Residential Houses/Buy/Sell

Finance/Mortgage Referrals

Relocation Referrals

US - Florida Property Referrals

Rental/Lease

*Referrals To Property Management (Duplex/Triplex/Fourplex)

   Why Home Owners Sell With Us

*Specialized Global Marketing program

 

*Network of Buyers belong to the Elite Investors Circle... what this means?

  Your property could sell at a Higher Price

 

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We DON'T just SELL - We SELL for High Value

We serve all types of residential real estate clients in Toronto and surrounding areas.

Our passion is helping mature age 50+, Retirees-Empty Nesters to relocate and get the very best price they can for their homes or condominiums.

 

Whether you are looking to buy, sell, relocate or invest, I have the expertise to help you achieve your real estate goals.

With a combined 19+ years of sales and marketing experience, you can trust David Gharat to give you the best in value and customer service.

Our communication and listening skills enable an enjoyable and stress-free selling and buying experience

As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), David is specially trained to serve the needs and interests of real estate clients age 60 + looking to retire, relocate, downsize, upsize or invest.

Give us a call to arrange to see a specific property or a friendly chat.

*case by case basis

 

DEDICATION | TRUST | VALUE

 


David is a member of the following professional Real Estate Organizations

 

TREB (past) Government Relations Committee Member

TREB (past) Consumer Relations Committee Member

TREB-Toronto Real Estate Board
NAR-National Association of Realtors 

RECO-The Real Estate Council of Ontario
OREA-Ontario Real Estate Association
CREA-Canadian Real Estate Association

 


 

          



Education: Broker - SRES Seniors Real Estate Specialist Canada

Specialty: Buy-Sell Houses-Condos, Pre-Construction Condos, Investments Rental, Leasing, US Properties, Property Management, Mortgage Referrals

Awards: RE/MAX 100% Club Award Winner-Executive Club Award

Area Covered: Toronto, East York, North York, Markham, Scarborough, Pickering, Ajax, Mississauga

Languages Spoken: English