Tips to Prepare For an Appointment

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is recommended that occupants and agents not be present during the appointment.  Boko Media will not touch personal property as a matter of safety and sanitation.

  • Please communicate any special requests prior to your appointment.
  • Please ensure that the house is staged prior to Boko Media’s arrival.

If you have any further questions, please contact our staff at 1-800-916-2541.


  • Turn on all interior lights and replace any non-working bulbs.
  • Open or Raise all blinds
  • Vacuum carpets and clean tile/wood floors.
  • If the windows have curtains, make sure they are open.
  • Turn off TVs and computer screens.
  • Turn off ceiling fans.
  • Fluff and straighten pillows on sofas and chairs.
  • Unplug and hide all non-essential electrical cords.
  • Confirm all windows and mirrors are clean and streak free.
  • Make sure beds are made.
  • Light the fireplace if possible.
  • Close toilet lid and fold all towels in bathrooms.
  • Close shower door or curtain.
  • Clean off all counter tops.
  • Remove and hide all toiletries, bar soaps, shampoos, etc.
  • Remove any kitchen mats.
  • Remove bath mats.
  • Make sure dining room table and chairs are clean and straight.
  • Remove any magnets, photos, or paper on refrigerator.
  • Remove all clutter the home by removing cleaning supplies, magazines, toys, etc.


  • Garage Door should be down
  • Hide trash cans, lawn and garden tools, etc.
  • No cars parked in driveway or front of the house.
  • Clean and sweep driveways, sidewalks and patios.
  • Mow the yard and remove all lawn debris.
  • Disconnect and hide any water hoses.
  • Remove all flags, hanging ornaments and home security signs.
  • Trim bushes, trees and plants to allow a clear view of the property.
  • Make sure flowerbeds are clean and free of weeds.
  • Remove Grill Covers (if applicable)
  • Extend Pool Umbrellas (if applicable)
  • Remove Pool Cover/Hot Tub Cover (if applicable)
  • Clean swimming pool and put away cleaning equipment. (if applicable)