The Cleanest House I've Ever Seen at a Final Walk-Through
Last week was a pleasant surprise. I took buyers through a final walk-through inspection of a gorgeous waterfront home in Bayfield, Wisconsin.
Over the years, I've seen a lot of homes at the final walk-through that were anything but clean. The language in our Residential Offer to Purchase specifies that the seller shall have the property "broom swept" clean at the time of closing.
My buyers were astonished to find the house had been meticulously cleaned by the departing sellers. There wasn't a speck of dust visible anywhere. Among other things, the windows had been washed, floors polished, cabinets cleaned out, and kitchen appliances were spotless inside and out.
In the past, I've seen some sold homes that were left almost filthy by the seller at the time of closing, with soiled carpeting, uncleaned appliances, un-vacuumed floors and grimy windows. This home was a welcome surprise.
The sellers were clearly proud of their home and they chose to display that pride by doing a superb job of leaving that home in immaculate condition for the next owners.