Vacating Checklist

Every tenant must ensure that the vacate inspection of your property, is completed to the satisfaction of your Property Manager and in accordance with your Condition Report. Should you have any queries or items that you feel may present a problem at the final inspection, it is in your best interest to contact your Property Manager prior to vacate.

Please ensure that special attention is given to cleaning the property completely. Please find the following checklist to help you with your cleaning and presentation prior to vacating.


  • Floor areas
  • Cupboards
  • Exhaust Fans
  • Ovens
  • Sink
  • Light fittings
  • Hotplates
  • Benches
  • Window
  • Griller & Drip Tray
  • Walls
  • Fridge Space


  • Windows
  • Window sills
  • Light fittings
  • Built in robes
  • Mirrors
  • Shelves/Mantle
  • Heater


  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Toilet
  • Floors
  • Mirror
  • Cabinet
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Basin
  • Troughs

OUTSIDE: (if no body corporate managing property)

  • Mow Lawns and Edges Trimmed
  • Weeded Garden Beds and Pebbled Areas
  • Personal Rubbish Removed
  • Lawn Clippings Removed
  • No unwanted items to be left in garage/shed
  • All concrete areas to be free from oil and grease stains


  • Curtains washed and / or venetians dusted
  • All carpets professionally cleaned
  • Cobwebs should all be removed inside and outside
  • All walls and skirting boards are to be cleaned
  • Garage / carport should be cleaned / swept
  • Smoke detectors to be in working order and dusted *Batteries to be checked
  • All air vents to be dusted and all light fittings
  • All windows and window sills must be cleaned
  • All items on inventory to be accounted for

Final Checklist

  • Return all keys and remote controls
  • Disconnect Power
  • Disconnect Telephone/ Internet/ Pay TV
  • Disconnect Gas
  • Notify insurance company that you are vacating
  • Arrange for professional cleaning of carpets
  • Guarantees, service manual/instructions and Warranties to be left at the property.
  • Forwarding address and contact details for the Agent when returning keys
  • Have all bank account details at hand for the agent for refund of Bond when final inspection has been completed.
Kabaker Property Group