Cabarrus County House Hunting List

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The biggest investment you'll make in your life is a house. With that choice comes a lot of detailed decision-making when it comes to picking a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist below will help you compare all of the attributes of various homes and helps you see what you value as a home buyer.

So, to help you prioritize your "likes" list from online to the list of houses you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use practical ways to measure the houses you've been looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to see at a glance the features of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.


Buying a house is a big step. We can give you advice about choosing the place that's going to be your first home. Call us, Cabarrus County's real estate experts, at (704) 792-1900 and we can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.


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Property Address . . .
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Close to the Job . . .
Close to Schools . . .
Near Shops / Dining . . .
Minutes Away From Highways . . .
Miles Away From Train Stations . . .
Close to Doctors / Dentists . . .
Minutes Away From Churches . . .
Garbage Collection . . .
Traffic Signs . . .
Bike Friendly . . .
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained . . .
Traffic Volume . . .
Parks . . .
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained . . .
Major Appliances Installed . . .
HOA Restrictions . . .
Close to Airports / Trains . . .
Area Zoned Residential . . .
Near Industry . . .
Proposed Special Assessments . . .
Environmental Concerns / Influences . . .
The Home
Year House Built . . .
No. of Stories . . .
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding . . .
Roof Condition . . .
Quality of Foundation . . .
General Exterior Condition . . .
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 . . .
Plumbing Condition . . .
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas . . .
Fireplace . . .
Separate Dining Area . . .
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 Space . . .
Renovated Basement . . .
Attic . . .
Sump Pump / Drainage . . .
Connected to Sewer System . . .
Patio / Deck . . .
Backyard Fence . . .
Landscaping . . .
Property Boundaries . . .
Safety (dead bolts, detectors) . . .
Building Code . . .
Compliance . . .
Ability to Expand / Expand House . . .

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