Home Buying Basics: The Home Buyer Checklist

 
 

Basic Requirements

Minimum Number of Bedrooms

Minimum Number of Bathrooms

Minimum Size (SqFt)

Maximum Price

Desired Neighborhoods:

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Features

Check those that are “Nice to Haves” and Circle those that are “Must Haves”

 

Home Type

☐ Condo

☐ Single Family

☐ Other

☐ Single Story

☐ Two+ Stories

Exterior Features

☐ Backyard

☐ Deck

☐ Porch or Sunroom

☐ Pool

☐ Hot Tub

☐ Garden/Landscaping

☐ Garage Storage

Interior Features

☐ Natural Light

☐ Open Floor Plan

☐ Hardwood Floors

☐ New Kitchen

☐ Updated Bathrooms

☐ Granite Countertops

☐ Laundry Room

 
 
 

Commute

☐ Walking to Downtown

☐ Close to Train

☐ Close to Bus

Location

☐ Quiet Street

☐Strong Schools

☐ Low Crime

☐ High WalkScore

☐ Rural

☐ Near Parks

Other

☐ City View

☐ Waterfront View

☐ Central A/C

☐ New Appliances

☐ Energy Efficient Appliances

☐ Doorman

☐ Smart Home Amenities

 
 
 

What Else?