Spicewood House Hunting: Things to Look For

Find the best home for you in Spicewood with Hollingsworth Real Estate Group @ JS Center - Lee Hollingsworth as your REALTOR - 832-723-3301

Most consumers shopping for real estate - whether they're first time buyers or experienced homeowners - want to buy their perfect home. And, it's very easy to get lost in the choices with all the homes in Spicewood, Texas that seem like good candidates (list price, location, etc.).

To help you narrow down your "contender" list from the computer to the list of places you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the homes you've been looking at now. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to compare and contrast the characteristics of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a big step. We can give you advice about choosing a place that you'll call home. Call Hollingsworth Real Estate Group @ JS Center - Lee Hollingsworth, Spicewood, Texas's real estate experts, at 832-723-3301 and we can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Near the Job      
Near Schools      
Minutes Away From Shops      
Near Interstates      
Near Bus Stops      
Near Doctors / Dentists      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Rules      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Age of Home      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall 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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Room      
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      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Enlarge House      

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