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Find the best home for you in San Diego with Scott Properties as your Real Estate Agency, Real Estate proffesionals, REALTORS, Real Estate Agents - 619-980-0048

The most important source of capital you'll have in your lifetime is a home. With that option comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to deciding on a house to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you understand all of the characteristics of many houses and helps you identify what really matters to you as a home buyer.

To help you streamline your "likes" list from the computer to the list of properties you actually see, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things in line and use realistic ways to measure the houses you're looking at now. With this list, you can compare and contrast the features of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.


Buying a house is an exciting step. We can offer advice and show you a home that you'll love. Call Scott Properties, San Diego County's real estate experts, at 619-980-0048 and we 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 Area
Minutes Away From the Job . . .
Minutes Away From Schools . . .
Near Shopping . . .
Close to Highways . . .
Minutes Away From Train Stations . . .
Miles Away From Hospitals . . .
Close to Churches . . .
Garbage Collection . . .
Street Lights . . .
Kid Friendly . . .
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained . . .
Amount of Traffic . . .
Parks . . .
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained . . .
Major Appliances Available . . .
HOA Rules . . .
Close to Airports / Trains . . .
Area Zoned Residential . . .
Near Industry . . .
Proposed Special Assessments . . .
Environmental Concerns / Influences . . .
The Home
Age of Home . . .
No. of Floors . . .
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding . . .
Quality of Roof . . .
Quality of Foundation . . .
Overall 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 . . .
Renovated 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 Expand / Enlarge Home . . .

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