Gloucester County House Hunting List

Find the best home for you in Gloucester with Southern Trade Realty, Inc. as your real estate professional - (804) 694-3113

The biggest secured investment in Gloucester County is a home. With that choice comes a lot of detailed decision-making when it comes to choosing a house to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you weigh all of the attributes of various homes and helps you identify what you need in a place to live.

So, to help you narrow your "contender" list from online to the list of places you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use real life ways to measure the homes you've been touring. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to judge the attributes of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a major decision. We can give you advice about choosing a home that's right for you in Gloucester. Call us, Gloucester, Virginia's real estate experts, at (804) 694-3113 and we can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Miles Away From the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Stores / Restaurants      
Expressways Nearby      
Miles Away From Public Transportation      
Near Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Rules      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Foundation Condition      
Overall Exterior Condition      
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 Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Room      
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 Room      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home      

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