National City Home Buyer Checklist

Find the best home for you in National City with Realty World HomeCares as your REALTOR - (619) 791-1000

The biggest investment you'll make in National City, California is your house. With that choice comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to choosing a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you judge all of the attributes of two or three houses and helps you identify what you really want as a first-time home buyer.

So, to help you narrow your "likes" list from online to the list of houses you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things in line and use sound ways to measure the homes you're touring. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily compare the features of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting step. We can offer advice and show you a place that you'll call home. Call Realty World HomeCares, San Diego County's real estate experts, at (619) 791-1000 and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Near the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Minutes Away From Shopping      
Miles Away From Highways      
Minutes Away From Public Transportation      
Near Physicians      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Age of House      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Condition      
General Exterior Condition      
Garage Size      
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 Space      
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 Space      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home      

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