Minneapolis, Minnesota House Hunting List

Buying a home in Minneapolis is no quick task. You want to make an educated decision. Whether you're an inexperienced or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents many of the determining components to think about when choosing a home. Aside from cost, you want to be confident that the house plus the neighborhood meet the needs and desires of your family.

To help you streamline your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of places 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 rational ways to measure the houses you're seeing. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily judge the attributes of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Miles Away From the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Minutes Away From Shops      
Highways Nearby      
Minutes Away From Public Transportation      
Close to Hospitals      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood 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      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Appearance      
Overall Exterior Quality      
Multi-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 Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
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 Room      
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 / Enlarge House      

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