Make A Check List

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Here’s an example of a checklist that you can make for when you go house hunting. Because it’s impossible to say how many houses you may look at, having a checklist is a great way of keeping track of the features of each house that you visited.

Property Address:____________________________________________________________

Property Style: □ Single Level  □ Two Story  □ Condo  □ Townhouse □ Other:__________

Square Feet:______________  Year Built:_______________ Lot Size:______________

Overall Condition:____________________  Asking Price:____________________

Exterior

Material Type □ Stucco □ Wood □ Siding □ Other:____________
Condition: □ Excellent □ Good □ Fair □ Poor:_____________
         
Roof Type □ Tile □ Asphalt □ Shake □ Other:____________
Condition: □ Excellent □ Good □ Fair □ Poor:_____________
         
Window Type □ Wood □ Vinyl □ Aluminum □ Other:____________
Condition: □ Excellent □ Good □ Fair □ Poor:_____________
         
Garage □ Single □ 2 Car □ 3 Car □ Other:____________
Condition: □ Excellent □ Good □ Fair □ Poor:_____________
         
Yard Condition: □ Excellent □ Good □ Fair □ Poor:_____________
         
Outdoors □ Patio □ Deck □ Lighting □ Other:____________
Condition: □ Excellent □ Good □ Fair □ Poor:_____________
         
Fencing □ Block □ Chain Link □ Wood □ Other:____________
Condition: □ Excellent □ Good □ Fair □ Poor:_____________
         
Pool/Spa
Condition:
□ None □ Good □ Fair □ Poor:_____________

 Interior

Living Room ________ft x ________ft    Notes:_______________________
Dining Room ________ft x ________ft Notes:_______________________
Family Room ________ft x ________ft Notes:_______________________
Kitchen ________ft x ________ft Notes:_______________________

Appliances:     □ Gas   □ Electric   □ Dishwasher    □ Microwave   □ Updated/Designer                         

Counters:          □ Tile   □ Granite/Marble   □ Solid Surface  □ Laminate

Den/Library ________ft x ________ft Notes:___________________
Bedroom 1
(Master)
________ft x ________ft Notes:___________________
Bedroom 2 ________ft x ________ft Notes:___________________
Bedroom 3 ________ft x ________ft Notes:___________________
Bedroom 4 ________ft x ________ft Notes:___________________
Bathroom 1
(Master)
________ft x ________ft
□ Full     □ 3/4    □ 1/2
Notes:___________ _______
Bathroom 2 ________ft x ________ft
□ Full     □ 3/4    □ 1/2
Notes:___________________
Bathroom 3 ________ft x ________ft
□ Full     □ 3/4    □ 1/2
Notes:___________________
Laundry ________ft x ________ft □ Washer/Dryer included in
sale price?

Utilities

Heating System □ Gas    □ Electric Other:_________ Age:____
Condition: □ Excellent   □ Good □ Fair             □ Poor
     
Air Conditioning Type:___________ Age:______
Condition: □ Excellent   □ Good □ Fair             □ Poor
     
Water Heater Type:___________ Age:______ Gallons:_____
Condition: □ Excellent   □ Good □ Fair             □ Poor

Homeowners Association?  Y/N       
Monthly Dues $____________
Association Amenities:  □ Pool   □ Spa   □ Tennis Courts  □ Other:___________________

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