Huntsville, Alabama Home Buying Checklist

The largest secured investment in Huntsville, Alabama is your property. With that option comes a lot of detailed decision-making when it comes to deciding on a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you see side-by-side all of the attributes of up to three homes and helps you see what you need as a first-time home buyer.

To help you streamline your "possibilities" list from online to the list of houses you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's attributes into perspective and use practical ways to measure the houses you've been picking out. By thinking through this list, you'll easily see at a glance the attributes of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Near the Job      
Near Schools      
Minutes Away From Shops      
Miles Away From Interstates      
Near Bus Stops      
Close to Physicians      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
HOA Rules      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Quality      
Foundation Quality      
General Exterior Condition      
Garage Size      
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 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 Room      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge Home      

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