The Piedmont Triad Area Home Buying: Things to Look For

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All Buyers - whether they're first time buyers or experienced - want to buy their dream home. It's easy to get lost in the choices with all the houses in Piedmont Triad Area that are possibilities (list price, location, etc.).

To help prioritize your "possibilities" list from online to the list of houses you tour, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you....this will help you put things in line and use realistic ways to measure the homes you're viewing. Keeping this list handy, you can compare the attributes of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is an exciting step and I can give you home buying tips on choosing a home that you or you and your family will Love!

Call me, Your Triad Realtor, at (336) 655-4360, I can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams!

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Forsyth County Address . . .
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Miles Away From Work . . .
Miles Away From Schools . . .
Near Shops . . .
Highways Nearby . . .
Close to Bus Stops . . .
Miles Away From Physicians . . .
Miles Away From Churches . . .
Garbage Collection . . .
Traffic Signs . . .
Bike Friendly . . .
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained . . .
Type of Traffic . . .
Playgrounds . . .
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained . . .
All Utilities Installed . . .
Neighborhood Rules . . .
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains . . .
Area Zoned Residential . . .
Near Industry . . .
Proposed Special Assessments . . .
Green-Friendly Neighborhood . . .
The Home
Year Home Built . . .
No. of Stories . . .
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding . . .
Roof Condition . . .
Foundation Quality . . .
Overall Exterior Appearance . . .
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 . . .
Quality of Plumbing Pipes . . .
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas . . .
Fireplace . . .
Separate Dining Area . . .
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 Space . . .
Converted 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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