Salida House Hunting List

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The largest investment you'll make in Salida, Colorado is your house. With that option comes a lot of detailed decision-making when it comes to deciding on a house to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist here will help you weigh all of the characteristics of various homes and helps you identify what you need as a first-time home buyer.

To help you prioritize your "contender" list from the computer to the list of houses you visit, take this 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 into perspective and use sound ways to measure the houses you're evaluating. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily see side-by-side the attributes of up to three houses.

Buying a home is nothing to take lightly. I can give you home buying tips on choosing a home that's right for you in Salida. Contact me and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Minutes Away From Work      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Minutes Away From Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Miles Away From Public Transportation      
Near Hospitals      
Miles Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Quality      
General Exterior Quality      
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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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 Renovate / Enlarge Home      

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