Hennepin County Home Buying Checklist

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Purchasing a house in Hennepin County is no simple task. You want to make an educated decision. Whether you're a new or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists plenty of the pertinent factors to think about when deciding on a home. Aside from the asking price, you want to make sure that the house as well as the neighborhood meet the needs and wants of your family.

So, to help you streamline your "good enough" list from online to the list of houses you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use realistic ways to measure the houses you've been evaluating. Using this list, you can compare and contrast the characteristics of two or three houses. 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 RE/MAX Results, Woodbury, Minnesota's real estate expert, at (651) 735-1350 and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Near Work      
Near Schools      
Close to Shopping      
Miles Away From Expressways      
Miles Away From Bus Stops      
Near Physicians      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Quality      
General 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 Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
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      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House      

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