Carlsbad Home Comparison Checklist

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Purchasing a house in Carlsbad, California is no quick task. You want to make the right choice. Whether you're a new or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents many of the pertinent points to note when deciding on a house. Aside from cost, you want to be confident that the house as well as the neighborhood measure up to the needs and expectations of your family.

To help you prioritize your "likes" list from online to the list of places you actually see, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things in line and use true to life ways to measure the homes you've been seeing. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily compare and contrast the attributes of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a big step. We can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Call us, Carlsbad's real estate experts, at (760) 602-0221 and we 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
Near Work      
Near Schools      
Near Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Miles Away From Bus Stops      
Near Hospitals      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Appearance      
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      
Plumbing Quality      
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 Space      
Converted 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 / Enlarge Home      

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