Making a Checklist—What Do You Want In A Home? BUYERS
What kind of home do you need? It is important to take the time to answer this question. To do so, sit down with a pad of paper and try to define all the qualities of a home that are most important to you. Utilize this checklist to help you begin your thought process. You also want to give a copy to your Realtor. Decide which items you are flexible on and which are requirements for your future home.
Location: __City __Suburb __Rural Area
___Near a Park ___Near Shopping.
Distance from work: __0-10 miles __11-20
miles __21-40 miles __more than 40 miles.
Distance from school: __Walkable __Bus
Preferred school district____________.
Public transportation __Good __Fair __Poor.
Type of home: __Condominium __Townhome
__Single Family House __Co-op.
Number of bedrooms: ___1 __2 __3 __4+.
Number of bathrooms: ___1 ___2 __3+.
Number of stories: __1 __2 __Split-level.
Used or new? __________
Style of home: ______________.
Size of yard: __Small __Medium __Large.
Amenities: __Modern kitchen __Modern bathroom
___Dining Room ___Family Room __Swimming Pool ___Deck / patio __Central
air conditioning __Central heat __Washer/dryer __Fireplace __Finished
basement ___Storage space __Carpeting or hardwood floors ___mature landscaping
___View __ Disability access ___Move-in condition ___Room to add-on __Other
desired amenities _______________
Pet Friendly Home / yard? __Yes __No __Some____________.
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