Astoria House Hunting List

Buying a home in Astoria is no easy task. You want to make the best choice. Whether you're a first-time or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists some of the impact elements to consider when deciding on a house. Aside from cost, you want to be 100% confident that the house plus the neighborhood surpass the needs and wants of your family.

To help you prioritize your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of properties you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the homes you're looking at now. With this list, you can see side-by-side the attributes of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting experience. I can help you choose the place that's going to be your next home. Call Halvatzis Realty Inc, Astoria's real estate expert, at 917.701.5013 and I can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Miles Away From the Job      
Close to Schools      
Near Shops      
Interstates Nearby      
Close to Public Transportation      
Minutes Away From Physicians      
Miles Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Age of House      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Condition      
Two-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 Areas      
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 Space      
Converted 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 / Expand Home