Denton, Texas House Hunting Checklist

Most consumers shopping for real estate - whether new to the process or experienced - want to buy their perfect house. And, it's very easy to become overwhelmed with all the houses in Denton that look like possibilities (list price, location, etc.).

To help you streamline your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of houses you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your home. 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 true to life ways to measure the houses you've been seeing. Using this list, you'll be able to compare the characteristics of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is an exciting step. I can give you advice about choosing a place that you'll call home. Call Carrico and Associates Realtors, Denton's real estate expert, at 940-395-0414 and I can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Close to the Job      
Near Schools      
Near Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Minutes Away From Bus Stops      
Close to Doctors / Dentists      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Condition      
General 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      
Plumbing Condition      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Room      
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 Area      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Enlarge Home      

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