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Alameda County House Hunting Checklist

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Purchasing a house in Dublin, California is no quick task. You want to make an educated decision. Whether you're a first-time or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists many of the determining criterion to consider when choosing a house. Aside from cost, you want to make sure that the house and the neighborhood meets the needs and desires of your family.

To help you prioritize your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of places you visit, take this Home Buyer 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 realistic ways to measure the homes you're touring. With this list, you'll be able to judge the features of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.


Buying a house is a big deal. We can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Call us, Dublin's real estate experts, at (925) 999-9531 and we can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.


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Property Address . . .
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From the Job . . .
Minutes Away From Schools . . .
Near Shopping . . .
Interstates Nearby . . .
Near Bus Stops . . .
Minutes Away From Physicians . . .
Close to Place of Worship . . .
Garbage Collection . . .
Traffic Warnings . . .
Sidewalks . . .
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained . . .
Amount of Traffic . . .
Walking / Biking Trails . . .
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained . . .
Major Appliances Available . . .
Neighborhood Restrictions . . .
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains . . .
Area Zoned Residential . . .
Near Industry . . .
Proposed Special Assessments . . .
Green-Friendly Neighborhood . . .
The Home
Age of House . . .
No. of Floors . . .
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding . . .
Quality of Roof . . .
Foundation Appearance . . .
Overall Exterior Quality . . .
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 Room . . .
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 Space . . .
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 Expand / Enlarge Home . . .

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