House Hunting Checklist

THINGS TO CONSIDER

  • Total square feet
  • Exterior
  • Age of house (year built)
  • Style (Ranch, Tudor, etc.)
  • What kind of siding?
  • Roof condition
  • Foundation condition
  • Garage
  • Patio or deck
  • Fencing
Interior Condition & Layout
  • Number bedrooms
  • Number closets / size
  • Number of bathrooms and their condition
  • Dining room
  • Fireplace
  • Separate living room
  • Family room or den
  • In-kitchen eating area
  • Kitchen updates
  • Laundry room / space
  • Finished basement
  • Attic
Heating & Plumbing
  • Heating fuel (gas, oil, electric)
  • Heating type (forced air, baseboard)
  • Insulation
  • Central air conditioning
  • Age of furnace
  • Age of hot water heater
  • Capacity of hot water heater
  • Age of electrical wiring
  • Condition of plumbing
Appliances
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove (gas / electric)
  • Garbage disposal
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Drapes / other window treatments
  • Carpeting - number of rooms
  • Combination / storm windows & screens
  • Security system
  • Smoke / carbon monoxide detectors
Location
  • Near work
  • Near schools
  • Near shopping
  • Near health clubs, etc.
  • Near churches
  • Near thoroughfares / highways
  • Near public transportation
  • Near doctors, dentists
  • Near parks
  • Street lights
  • Sidewalks
  • Well-maintained streets / alleys
  • Well-maintained neighbors' properties
  • Near train tracks / airport (noise level)
  • Near industry (zoning)
  • Flooding danger
  • Possible restrictions or assessments
Pricing
  • Asking price
  • Real estate taxes
  • Estimated water and sewer bills
  • Estimated garbage bill
  • Estimated heating bill
  • Estimated electric bill

Contact Us

Cindy Rosato
NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Direct: 585-455-5961
Mobile Phone: 585-455-5961
Tina Clancy
Tina Clancy
NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Direct: 585-756-7402
Mobile Phone: 585-944-3367
40A Grove Street
Pittsford, NY 14534
Main Phone: 585.248.0250
Toll Free: 800.333.8136

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