Leon  Klaiman

Leon Klaiman

Broker

RE/MAX Realtron Realty Inc., Brokerage*

Mobile:
416-274-2675
Office:
905-764-6000
Email Me
Leon  Klaiman

Leon Klaiman

Broker

RE/MAX Realtron Realty Inc., Brokerage*

Mobile:
416-274-2675
Office:
905-764-6000
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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With his dynamic expertise in all areas of the real estate industry, Leon has facilitated many residential, commercial, and investment property transactions and is always successful in achieving superior results for those he represents. Born and raised in the city with family and friends across the GTA, the knowledge and expertise he has to offer is an asset when making you feel comfortable when moving to Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area.

 

Leon works closely with both buyers & sellers and is recognized by his clients & peers as the go-to guy for connections, real estate information, and his top-notch negotiating skills. He embraces the latest technology and Internet marketing tools to maintain an edge over the competition. This edge ensures you receive the most up-to-date listings when buying, and delivers the most market exposure when selling your property.

 

A passion for real estate, strong business ethics and the un-wavering commitment to excellence has successfully placed Leon amongst one of the top producers at his Brokerage and has consistently been ranked in the top 1% of Realtors on the Toronto Real Estate Board.

 


 

The Leon Klaiman Real Estate Group is a full-service team of professionals specializing in residential resales, investment acquisitions and luxury home sales. We have become renowned as the merchant of choice for many of the Greater Toronto Area's most valuable and luxurious properties. Our team, in keeping with this extraordinary reputation, has become a recognized leader in the distinctive real estate market north of Toronto specializing in Vaughan, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Forest Hill, North York, and of course, Central Toronto.

 

We are proud to service the real estate needs of our prestigious clientele, by artfully uniting extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives. To properly market a home requires expertise, knowledge, and extensive resources. Working with our our team, sellers and buyers will find us extremely experienced in the complex world of selling exceptional homes. We understand that a home, regardless of its price range, reflects the value of the people living within.

 

To successfully market real estate, and set ourselves apart from other agents in this highly competitive industry, we employ extensive knowledge, experience, and the highest level of expertise. We are proud to boast a powerful reputation built on honesty, integrity, and repeatedly achieving great results for our valued clients. We differentiate ourselves by providing personalized service and treating each individual property sale as its own unique project, rather than providing a ‘cookie cutter’ approach to marketing your home.

 

Toronto’s most sophisticated sellers and buyers have chosen us to represent them because of our renowned reputation, our creative marketing plans, and our strong connections within the real estate industry. Clients repeatedly choose The Leon Klaiman Group to purchase and to market their dream homes, because we make it our mission to exercise the honesty, integrity, and expertise that everyone has come to associate with our brand, our team, and our brokerage.

 

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Education: York University

Specialty: Buyers, Sellers, Residential, Commercial, Pre-Construction, Investment Properties, Luxury Homes, Resale, Homes & Condos, Land, First Time Buyers

Awards: RE/MAX Charimans Club Award 2012-2021

Languages Spoken: Cantonese, Chinese, English, Farsi, French, Hebrew, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish