Rancho Palos Verdes House Hunting Checklist

The most important source of capital you'll have in Rancho Palos Verdes, California is your house. With that decision comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to picking a house to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist below will help you judge all of the characteristics of several homes and helps you see what you value in a home.

So, to help you narrow your "good enough" list from online to the list of places you visit, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the houses you've been evaluating. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to compare and contrast the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a new experience, but not an easy decision. I can give you advice about choosing the place that's your best fit. Call Excel Funding Real Estate Services, Inc., Rancho Palos Verdes, California's real estate expert, at 310-784-2828 and I 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 Area
Near Work      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Expressways Nearby      
Near Bus Stops      
Minutes Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Foundation Condition      
General Exterior Quality      
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 Quality      
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 Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Enlarge Home      

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