Fresno, California Home Comparison: Things to Look For

Purchasing a house in Fresno, California is no easy task. You want to make the best choice. Whether you're a first-time or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents many of the critical elements to consider when choosing a house. Aside from cost, you want to ensure that the house plus the neighborhood measure up to the needs and expectations of your family.

To help you narrow down your "good enough" list from online to the list of places you tour, take this 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 things in line and use true to life ways to measure the houses you're viewing. Using this list, you can compare the characteristics of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Close to the Job      
Close to Schools      
Miles Away From Stores / Dining      
Close to Expressways      
Miles Away From Train Stations      
Miles Away From Physicians      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall 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      
Plumbing Condition      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Spaces      
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      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House      

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