Bernalillo County Home Buyer Checklist

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Purchasing a home in Albuquerque is no easy task. You want to make the right decision. Whether you're a first-time or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist identifies many of the critical elements to note when deciding on a house. Aside from price, you want to make sure that the home plus the neighborhood meet the needs and expectations of your family.

So, 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. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's attributes into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the houses you've been looking at now. By using this list, you can see at a glance the attributes of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting step. I can give you advice about choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Call me, Albuquerque, New Mexico's real estate expert, at 505.615.0436 and I can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Near the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Close to Shopping      
Interstates Nearby      
Near Bus Stops      
Miles Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Quality of Foundation      
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 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 Space      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House      

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