Pre-Listing Cleaning

Contact Josh McKeown of ORCA Group NW to schedule your appointment: e-mail: Phone: (206) 371-9632

ORCA Group Northwest also provides amazing pre-listing house cleaning.

According to many real estate professionals, the cleanliness of your home can be one of the biggest factors in determining your home’s pre-listing value. Fortunately, it’s also one of the most economical ways to increase the value of your home in a short amount of time. For buyers first impressions are key.

ORCA Group Northwest can help ease the burden of deep cleaning your home. They are also very helpful in maintaining the cleanliness of your home during the sales process.

“The main reason to clean is because buyers [and renters] will pay more for a house that they feel has been well maintained.” – Buyers Guide

“The No. 1 step you can take , according to a recent survey of 500 real estate agents, is cleaning the place from top to bottom. Cleaning has ranked as the top home improvement suggested by realty professionals ever since HomeGain began asking the question in 2003. In the latest survey, the agents said spending $400 on cleaning is likely to gain sellers $2,000 more at closing. That’s a 400% ROI. – HomeGain poll

Pre-listing Cleaning Checklist:

  • Clean dusty vents
  • Clean ceiling fan blades
  • Wipe down walls, baseboards and trim work
  • Shine hard floor surfaces
  • Clean (interior) windows
  • Shine sink and scrub drain
  • Stove top burners and hood
  • Refrigerator inside and out, vacuum vent
  • Wipe down appliances and cabinet/drawer faces
  • Counter tops
  • Deodorize and sanitize toilet area
  • Remove mold and stains from shower
  • Wipe down exterior of front door and entrance way
  • Sweep back and patio areas
  • Sweep garage

“A clean house will make a strong first impression and send a message to buyers that the home has been well-cared for. It’s worth hiring a cleaning service.” – National Association of Realtors

Contact Josh McKeown of ORCA Group NW to schedule your appointment:

  • e-mail:
  • Phone: (206) 371-9632



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