Rancho Palos Verdes, California House Hunting List

The biggest secured investment in Rancho Palos Verdes, California is your home. With that choice comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to choosing a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you weigh all of the attributes of different homes and helps you see what you really want as a first-time homeowner.

So, to help you streamline your "likes" list from the computer to the list of houses you tour, 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 strong and weak points into perspective and use practical ways to measure the homes you've been viewing. Keeping this list handy, you can compare and contrast the characteristics of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a big deal. I can help you choose a place that you'll call home. Call me, Rancho Palos Verdes's real estate expert, at 3107842828 and I can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Miles Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Near Shopping      
Interstates Nearby      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Minutes Away From Hospitals      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
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 Spaces      
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 Area      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge Home      

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28924 South Western Avenue, Suite 110
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275