Harris County House Hunting List

Find the best home for you in Kingwood with RE/Max Associates Northeast as your agent - (281) 851-4438

The biggest investment you'll make in Harris County is a home. With that decision comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to choosing a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you weigh all of the features of several houses and helps you get down to what you need as a first-time homeowner.

So, to help you prioritize your "possibilities" list from online to the list of houses you tour, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things in line and use real life ways to measure the homes you've been looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily compare and contrast the attributes of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a big step. I can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Call RE/Max Associates Northeast, Kingwood's real estate expert, at (281) 851-4438 and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Near the Job      
Near Schools      
Minutes Away From Stores / Dining      
Miles Away From Expressways      
Near Bus Stops      
Minutes Away From Hospitals      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Appearance      
Multi-Car Garage      
No. of Bathrooms      
No. of Closets      
No. of Bedrooms      
Oil, Gas or Electric Heat      
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 Areas      
Separate Dining Room      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Eat-In Kitchen      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Room      
Renovated Basement      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home      

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