Charlotte, North Carolina House Hunting Checklist

The largest source of capital you'll have in Charlotte, North Carolina is your property. With that option comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to choosing a house to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you compare all of the attributes of various homes and helps you see what really matters to you in a place to live.

So, to help you narrow your "likes" list from online to the list of places you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use sound ways to measure the homes you've been viewing. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily judge the attributes of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting step. I can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Call me, Charlotte, North Carolina's real estate expert, at 704-651-9946 and I 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
Miles Away From Work      
Close to Schools      
Near Shopping      
Close to Interstates      
Miles Away From Bus Stops      
Near Physicians      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Age of House      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Quality      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Quality      
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 Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Kitchen Eating Area      
Refrigerator      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Dishwasher      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Area      
Converted 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 Home      

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