Cary House Hunting List

The most important source of capital you'll have in Cary, North Carolina is a home. With that choice comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to deciding on a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you weigh all of the features of different homes and helps you to narrow down what you value as a home buyer.

So, to help you narrow your "possibilities" list from online to the list of houses you tour, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things in line and use practical ways to measure the houses you're picking out. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily see at a glance the features of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

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Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Miles Away From the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Miles Away From Interstates      
Near Train Stations      
Close to Physicians      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Age of Home      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Foundation Quality      
General Exterior Condition      
Multi-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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas      
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      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House      

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