Los Angeles County Home Buyer Checklist

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All house hunters - whether new to the process or experienced - want to buy their dream house. And, it's not hard to lose sight of your goals with all the homes in Covina, California that look like possibilities (list price, location, etc.).

So, to help you prioritize your "good enough" list from online 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 important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use rational ways to measure the homes you've been touring. Using this list, you'll easily compare the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is nothing to take lightly. We can give you advice about choosing a place that you'll call home. Call In Home Realty, Los Angeles County's real estate experts, at (626) 608-7310 and we can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
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Los Angeles County Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Miles Away From the Job      
Close to Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Expressways Nearby      
Miles Away From Bus Stops      
Close to Physicians      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Quality      
Foundation Quality      
General Exterior Quality      
Multi-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      
Kitchen Eating Area      
Refrigerator      
Stove / Oven (Gas / Electric)      
Garbage Disposal      
Dishwasher      
Broken / Drafty Windows      
Storm Windows / Screens      
Washer / Dryer Outlets      
Laundry Space      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge House      

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