Pismo Beach, California House Hunting List

Buying a house in Pismo Beach is no quick task. You want to make the best decision. Whether you're a fresh or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents some of the important factors to think about when deciding on a home. Aside from the listing price, you want to be confident that the home as well as the neighborhood measure up to the needs and expectations of your family.

To help you streamline your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of places you tour, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use rational ways to measure the homes you've been picking out. Keeping this list handy, you can compare and contrast the attributes of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Minutes Away From Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Near Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Near Bus Stops      
Miles Away From Physicians      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year Home Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Condition      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
Two-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 Areas      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Line      
Safety (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House