Your Home Buying Checklist

Home Buying Checklist

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Print several copies of this Home Buying Checklist and bring one to every house we tour (you can download the Home Buying Checklist by clicking here as well).




Home Address: __________________________________________________
Date Toured: ______________________
No. Bedrooms ________ No. of Bathrooms ____________ 1 or 2 Car Garage: _______
Exterior General Appearance:
 Curb appeal Comments: _______________________________________________
 Roof Comments: _____________________________________________________
 Front Porch: _________________________________________________________
 Condition of trees and plants: ___________________________________________
 Building Material (siding, brick, etc.) Condition: ______________________________
 Condition of other homes in the neighborhood: ______________________________
 How busy is the street the home is on: ____________________________________
 How far is the home from work? ________________ from school? ______________
from shopping? ___________ from friends and family? _______________________
 First thoughts that went through your mind: _________________________________
 Run the showers to check water pressure and length of time to get hot water __________(secs)
 Try out the switches in every room, including any ceiling fans. Comments: ____________________________________________________________________
 Open and close all windows and doors. Feel for drafts at the edges. Comments: ____________________________________________________________________
 Go up in the attic if possible and check for mold on the insulation (roof leak indicator). Comments: __________________________________________________________
 Check bathtubs, tile and under the sinks for mold or signs of repair. Comments: ____________________________________________________________________
 Condition of fixtures in kitchen: ____________ in bathroom#1: ____________ in bathroom #2: __________
 Condition of flooring in living room: ___________ in dining room: _________ in bedrooms: __________ in kitchen: _____________
 Condition of outdoor space: _____________________________________________

Remember that most anything can be repaired but that such repair costs should be taken into account in the offer you make on the house. Once you make an offer, the home inspection will tell you of any issues with the home that you cannot see during a tour and you can renegotiate or withdraw your offer.

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