Arizona Home Buyer Checklist

Following is a Home Buyer’s check list of things that you may wish to consider when looking at homes for sale in Arizona.  Rank according to importance; #1 being most important, #2 moderately important and #3 least important.  Please contact me if you would like a FREE Buyer’s Guide with helpful information about purchasing a home in the state of Arizona. As a buyer’s agent I always meet my clients with this list and other tools to assist them in making the best choice among the homes we preview. Buying a home is really a process of elimination and requires making a wish list for your dream home and then finding the property that best meets your desires. The home buying process also flushes out your true desires and many times the home you fall in love with was not even on your wish list!

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City ____________ ____________ ____________
Sales Price $___________ $___________ $___________
Real Estate Taxes $___________ $___________ $___________
The Neighborhood
Near Work
Near Schools
Near Shopping
Near Expressways
Near Public Transportation
Near Doctors/Dentists
Near Churches
Garbage Collection
Street Lights
Sidewalks
Streets/Alleys Well Maintained
Traffic Volume
Parks
Neighbor’s Property Well Maintained
All Utilities Installed
Neighborhood Covenants/Restrictions
Near Trains/Airport
Area Zoned Residential
Near Industry
Proposed Special Assessments
Environment Concerns/Influences
The House
Age of House ____________ ____________ ____________
No. of Stories ____________ ____________ ____________
Wood Frame
Brick Frame
Wood & Brick Frame
Aluminum Siding
Roof Condition ____________ ____________ ____________
Foundation Condition ____________ ____________ ____________
Overall Exterior Condition ____________ ____________ ____________
Garage Size ____________ ____________ ____________
No. of Bathrooms ____________ ____________ ____________
No. of Closets ____________ ____________ ____________
No. of Bedrooms ____________ ____________ ____________
Oil Heat
Gas Heat
Electric Heat
Hot Water 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
Drapes – No. of Rooms ____________ ____________ ____________
Carpeting – No. of Rooms ____________ ____________ ____________
Kitchen Eating Area
Refrigerator
Stove/Oven (Gas/Electric)
Garbage Disposal
Dishwasher
Broken Windows
Storm Windows/Screens
Washer/Dryer Outlets
Laundry Space
Finished Basement
Attic
Sump Pump/Drainage
Connected to Sewer System
Patio
Backyard Fence
Landscaping
Property Boundaries
Security (dead bolts detectors)
Building Code Compliance
Ability to Expand/Enlarge House
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