Newburgh, New York House Hunting Checklist

Purchasing a house in Newburgh, New York is no simple task. You want to make the best decision. Whether you're an inexperienced or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists some of the impact factors to consider when choosing a home. Aside from cost, you want to be 100% confident that the home as well as the neighborhood surpass the needs and desires of your family.

To help you narrow your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of houses you visit, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the houses you're seeing. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily compare the features of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Miles Away From the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Stores / Dining      
Expressways Nearby      
Miles Away From Public Transportation      
Minutes Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Quality      
Foundation Quality      
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 Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Areas      
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 Space      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand Home