Massachusetts and New Hampshire House Hunting List

Find the best home for you in Chelmsford with First Team Realty, LLC as your REALTOR - (978) 250-1900

The biggest investment you'll make is purchasing a home. With that decision comes a lot of detailed decision-making when it comes to choosing a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you see side-by-side all of the attributes of different houses and helps you to narrow down what you value in a place to live.

So, to help you prioritize your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of places you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things in line and use true to life ways to measure the homes you've been looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to judge the features of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is nothing to take lightly. We can give you home buying tips on choosing a place that you'll call home. Call us, your real estate experts, at (978) 250-1900 and we can help you make your way to the house of your dreams a reality.
Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Minutes Away From Work      
Near Schools      
Close to Shopping      
Interstates Nearby      
Close to Public Transportation      
Minutes Away From Physicians      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Condition      
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 Spaces      
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 Room      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House      

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