San Antonio House Hunting List

The biggest source of capital you'll have in San Antonio, Texas is a home. With that decision comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to picking a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist below will help you understand all of the features of several homes and helps you get down to what you need in a home.

So, to help you streamline your "likes" list from online to the list of properties you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's characteristics into perspective and use rational ways to measure the homes you're picking out. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to see side-by-side the characteristics of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is an exciting step. I can help you choose the place that's going to be your next home. Call me, San Antonio's real estate expert, at 210-601-0201 and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Miles Away From the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Near Shops      
Expressways Nearby      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Near Physicians      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Condition      
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 Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge House