Austin Home Comparison List

Purchasing a home in Austin is no simple task. You want to make the best choice. Whether you're a first-time or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist identifies plenty of the important elements to note when deciding on a house. Aside from the listing price, you want to ensure that the home as well as the neighborhood surpass the needs and wants of your family.

To help you prioritize your "likes" list from online to the list of properties you tour, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Make note of the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use rational ways to measure the homes you're evaluating. Using this list, you'll be able to see all at once the attributes of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Close to Work      
Near Schools      
Near Shops      
Minutes Away From Highways      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Close to Physicians      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Rules      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Quality of Foundation      
General 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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
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      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge House