Evansville House Hunting: Things to Look For

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The biggest source of capital you'll have in Evansville, Indiana is your property. With that opportunity comes a lot of detailed decision-making when it comes to picking a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist below will help you see side-by-side all of the attributes of many homes and helps you identify what you care about in a house.

So, to help you streamline your "contender" list from the computer to the list of properties you tour, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things in line and use true to life ways to measure the homes you've been evaluating. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to judge the attributes of two or three houses.

Buying a home is a huge investment. We can offer advice and show you the place that's going to be your next home. Call us, Evansville, Indiana's real estate experts, at (812) 436-9222 and we can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Near Work      
Near Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Interstates Nearby      
Near Train Stations      
Close to Physicians      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Kid 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      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Condition      
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 Room      
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 Area      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House      

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