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Home Search Checklist

Use this checklist to record your thoughts and comments while viewing a property. You may then refer to this checklist later to help you decide which property best meets your family’s needs.

Property Address: ___________________________________

My New Home Criteria:

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Criteria

 
 
1. Price Range:____________________________________
 
 
2. Neighborhood: _________________________________
 
 
3. Number of Bedrooms: ____________________________
 
 
4. Number of Bathrooms: ___________________________
 
 
5. ____________________________________
 
 
6. ____________________________________
 
 
7. ____________________________________
 
 
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This Property’s Associated Costs:

Item to Consider

Approx. $

Comments

Monthly Utilities
 
 
Monthly HOA Dues
 
 
Maintenance Costs
 
 
Re-decorating Costs
 
 

This Property’s Features:

Feature

#

Meets Needs?

Comments

Sq. Footage
 
 
 
Bedrooms
 
 
 
Bathrooms
 
 
 
Half Baths
 
 
 
Floor Plan
 
 
 
Closets/Storage
 
 
 
Attic
 
 
 
Basement
 
 
 
Garage
 
 
 
Fireplace
 
 
 
Patio/Deck
 
 
 
Lawn/Yard
 
 
 
Fence
 
 
 
Roof Condition
 
 
 
Interior Cond.
 
 
 
Exterior Cond.
 
 
 

Neighborhood Amenities:

Feature

Good

Bad

Comments

Traffic Levels
 
 
 
Noise Levels
 
 
 
Safety
 
 
 
HOA Restrictions
 
 
 
Pet Restrictions
 
 
 
Schools
 
 
 
Resident Age Mix
 
 
 
# of Children
 
 
 
Parks
 
 
 
Trash Pickup
 
 
 
Emergency Services
 
 
 

Proximity to Area Conveniences:

Feature

Good

Bad

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Work
 
 
 
Child Care Services
 
 
 
Schools
 
 
 
Main Thoroughfares
 
 
 
Highways
 
 
 
Grocery Stores
 
 
 
Shopping
 
 
 
Churches
 
 
 
Doctors/Dentists
 
 
 
Hospitals
 
 
 
Recreation/Entertainment