Milwaukee Home Buying Checklist

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Most home buyers - whether new to the process or experienced homeowners - want to buy their ideal house. And, it's easy to lose sight of your goals with all the houses in Milwaukee that seem like good candidates (price, no. of bedrooms, etc.).

To help you streamline your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of places you tour, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's characteristics into perspective and use sound ways to measure the houses you're viewing. By using this list, you'll easily judge the attributes of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting experience. We can offer advice and show you a home that's right for you in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Call us, Milwaukee, Wisconsin's real estate experts, at 414-727-8280 and we can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Miles Away From the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Close to Shops / Restaurants      
Interstates Nearby      
Near Train Stations      
Miles Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Close to Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Condition      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
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 Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
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 Renovate / Expand House