San Antonio House Hunting Checklist

Purchasing a house in San Antonio is no simple task. You want to make the right choice. Whether you're a new or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist classifies many of the critical elements to think about when deciding on a house. Aside from cost, you want to ensure that the house plus the neighborhood meet the needs and wants of your family.

So, to help you narrow down your "likes" list from online to the list of properties you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's characteristics into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the houses you're viewing. Filling in this list, you'll easily compare the features of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a big deal. I can give you advice about choosing the place that's your best fit. Call me, San Antonio, Texas's real estate expert, at 210.641.1400 and I can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Miles Away From the Job      
Close to Schools      
Close to Stores / Restaurants      
Highways Nearby      
Near Bus Stops      
Near Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Age of House      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Foundation Condition      
General Exterior Quality      
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 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      
Finished 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 Home