Greenville, South Carolina House Hunting: Things to Look For

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Purchasing a home in Greenville County is no quick task. You want to make an educated decision. Whether you're an inexperienced or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist identifies some of the critical points to consider when deciding on a house. Aside from the asking price, you want to ensure that the home and the neighborhood surpass the needs and wants of your family.

So, to help you narrow your "good enough" list from online 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 valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use realistic ways to measure the houses you've been picking out. Filling in this list, you can see at a glance the characteristics of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is nothing to take lightly. I can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Call Re/Max Results, Greenville's real estate expert, at (864) 252-9005 and I can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.
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Greenville County Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Close to the Job      
Near Schools      
Near Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Near Bus Stops      
Minutes Away From Physicians      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
Neighborhood Rules      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Quality      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Condition      
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 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      
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 Home      

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