Huntsville, Alabama Home Buying Checklist

The largest investment you'll make in Huntsville, Alabama is your home. With that decision comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to picking a house to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you wade through all of the features of different homes and helps you get down to what you care about in a place to live.

So, to help you narrow your "good enough" list from online to the list of places you visit, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use real life ways to measure the homes you've been picking out. By using this list, you'll be able to see side-by-side the attributes of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a big deal. I can offer advice and show you the place that's going to be your first home. Call Rosenblum Realty, Inc, Huntsville, Alabama's real estate expert, at 256-417-3146 and I can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Near Work      
Near Schools      
Near Shopping      
Interstates Nearby      
Minutes Away From Bus Stops      
Minutes Away From Physicians      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Age of House      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Condition      
Overall 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      
Plumbing Condition      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
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      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand Home      

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