Elizabethtown House Hunting Checklist

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Buying a home in Elizabethtown is no small task. You want to make the right decision. Whether you're an inexperienced or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists some of the determining elements to note when deciding on a house. Aside from price, you want to ensure that the house and the neighborhood meet the needs and desires of your family.

So, to help you narrow down your "likes" list from online to the list of properties you actually see, take this Home Buyer 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 a home's features into perspective and use practical ways to measure the houses you've been looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you can judge the features of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a huge investment. We can give you advice about choosing a home that you'll love. Call us, Elizabethtown's real estate experts, at 270-765-3999 and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Close to the Job      
Near Schools      
Miles Away From Shops / Dining      
Close to Expressways      
Minutes Away From Train Stations      
Near Physicians      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Condition      
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      
Plumbing Condition      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Room      
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      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge Home      

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