Your Property Wish List

While your opinions on the type of home you want to own may change during the homebuying process, use this easy checklist to help you set your prioritize and make the shopping process less time consuming.

How close do you need to be to (a) public transportation _____ (b) schools _______ (c) airport ___________ (d) expressway _________ (e) neighborhood shopping________ (f) other________.

What neighborhoods would you prefer?

What school systems do you want to be near?

What architectural style(s) of homes do you prefer?

Do you want a one story or two-story house?

How old a home would you consider?

How much repair or renovation would you be willing to do?

Do you have special facilities or needs that your home must meet?

Do you require a fenced yard or other amenities for your pets?

Prioritize each of these options into

Must have

Would Prefer

Yard (at least_________)

  

Garage (size________)

  

Patio/Deck

  

Pool

  

Bedrooms (number_________)

  

Bathrooms (number_________)

  

Family room

  

Formal living room

  

Formal dining room

  

Eat-in kitchen

  

Laundry room

  

Basement

  

Attic

  

Fireplace

  

Spa in bath

  

Air conditioning

  

Wall-to-wall carpet

  

Hardwood floors

  

View

  

Light (windows)

  

Shade

  

Reprinted from REALTOR® Magazine Online by permission of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Copyright 2003. All rights reserved.

Courtesy of Kristi Shoup and Tina Donhoff, Realtors®, REALTOR®