Tarrytown Home Buying List

Buying a house in Tarrytown is no simple task. You want to make an educated choice. Whether you're an inexperienced or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist classifies many of the important components to note when choosing a home. Aside from the listing price, you want to be confident that the home as well as the neighborhood meet the needs and expectations of your family.

So, to help you prioritize your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of places you tour, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use true to life ways to measure the houses you're looking at now. By using this list, you can compare the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is an exciting experience. We can help you choose the place that's going to be your first home. Call us, Tarrytown, New York's real estate experts, at 914-301-3277 and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Minutes Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Minutes Away From Stores / Dining      
Expressways Nearby      
Minutes Away From Public Transportation      
Close to Doctors / Dentists      
Miles Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Condition      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Condition      
Multi-Car Garage      
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      
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 / Enlarge House      

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