Sunset Beach House Hunting Checklist

Buying a home in Sunset Beach is no quick task. You want to make the best decision. Whether you're a first-time or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists many of the pertinent elements to consider when choosing a house. Aside from cost, you want to ensure that the home as well as the neighborhood measure up to the needs and wants of your family.

To help you prioritize your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of places you tour, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things in line and use true to life ways to measure the homes you're evaluating. Keeping this list handy, you can see all at once the characteristics of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Minutes Away From the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Close to Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Miles Away From Public Transportation      
Miles Away From Physicians      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Age of House      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Appearance      
Two-Car Garage      
No. of Bathrooms      
No. of Closets      
No. of Bedrooms      
Oil, Gas or Electric Heat      
Insulation      
Central Air Conditioning      
Energy-Conservation Features      
Age of Heating System      
Age of Water Heater      
Capacity of Water Heater      
Age of Electrical Wiring      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Eat-In Kitchen      
Refrigerator      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Dishwasher      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Area      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House      

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