Brevard House Hunting: Things to Look For

Buying a house in Brevard, North Carolina is no simple task. You want to make the best decision. Whether you're a fresh or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist identifies many of the impact points to think about when choosing a house. Aside from price, you want to ensure that the house as well as the neighborhood measure up to the needs and desires of your family.

To help you narrow your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of places you actually see, take this 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 practical ways to measure the homes you're looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to judge the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Close to the Job      
Near Schools      
Close to Shops      
Highways Nearby      
Minutes Away From Public Transportation      
Miles Away From Hospitals      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Miles Away From 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      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
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 Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Eat-In Kitchen      
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 Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House