Monroe House Hunting Checklist

The biggest source of capital you'll have in Monroe, North Carolina is your house. With that opportunity comes a lot of thoughtful decision-making when it comes to deciding on a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you see side-by-side all of the features of two or three homes and helps you identify what you care about in a place to live.

To help you prioritize your "contender" list from the computer to the list of places you tour, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use practical ways to measure the houses you're looking at now. With this list, you can judge the attributes of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From the Job      
Near Schools      
Miles Away From Shops / Dining      
Interstates Nearby      
Close to Public Transportation      
Close to Hospitals      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year Home Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Condition      
Multi-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 Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
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 Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House      

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