Hampton Roads, Virginia House Hunting List

Most home buyers - whether they're first time buyers or experienced homeowners - want to buy their dream house. And, it's easy to get lost in the choices with all the houses in Hampton Roads, Virginia that might fit your needs (list price, location, etc.).

To help you narrow your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of houses 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 true to life ways to measure the homes you've been seeing. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to compare the features of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Near Work      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Near Shopping      
Expressways Nearby      
Close to Public Transportation      
Near Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Age of House      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
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 Condition      
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 Space      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand Home      

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