Dream Home Checklist: Wants and Needs

Dream Home Checklist: Wants and Needs
Home Location:  ________________________________________ 
Address:  ______________________________________________ 
Asking Price:  ___________________________________________
Annual Property Taxes:  ___________________________________
Mortgage Terms:  ________________________________________
 ◦Large lot and yard
 ◦Single-family detached home
 ◦Semi-detached home
 ◦Town home
 ◦One storey home
 ◦Two storey home
 ◦Three storey home
 ◦Fenced backyard
 ◦Deck or patio area
 ◦Mature trees, landscaping
 ◦Low-maintenance landscaping
 ◦Swimming pool
 ◦Attached garage
 ◦One-car garage
 ◦Two-car garage
 ◦Private driveway
 ◦Enclosed front porch
 ◦Eaves troughs and downspouts
 ◦Aluminum siding
 ◦Recently painted woodwork
Home Location
 ◦Asking price
 ◦Annual property taxes
 ◦Mortgage terms

 ◦1 bedroom
 ◦2 bedroom
 ◦3 bedroom
 ◦4 bedroom
 ◦1 bathroom
 ◦2 bathroom
 ◦3 bathroom
 ◦4 bathroom
 ◦Closet in foyer
 ◦Separate dining room
 ◦Fireplace in living room
 ◦Separate family room
 ◦Fireplace in family or recreation room
 ◦Eat-in kitchen
 ◦Island kitchen
 ◦Kitchen appliances with purchase
 ◦Kitchen pantry/adequate cupboard space
 ◦Garage has indoor access
 ◦Utility room (for washer/dryer)
 ◦Ensuite bathroom off master bedroom
 ◦Main-floor bathroom
 ◦Room for den or home office
 ◦Wall-to-wall carpeting
 ◦Hardwood floors
 ◦Plenty of closets/storage
 ◦Large windows
 ◦Thermopane windows
 ◦Window screens
 ◦Draperies or blinds
 ◦Basement for storage/workshop
 ◦Finished basement for additional living area
 ◦Apartment in basement for rental income

 ◦Efficient heating system
 ◦Oil heating system
 ◦Gas heating system
 ◦Electric heating system
 ◦Heat pump heating system
 ◦Wood heating system
 ◦Window Air conditioning
 ◦Central Air conditioning
 ◦Modern plumbing (copper) and fixtures
 ◦City water
 ◦Well water
 ◦High-amp electrical system (at least 100 amps)
 ◦Circuit breakers
 ◦Gas hot water heater
 ◦Electric hot water heater
 ◦Cable TV or antenna
 ◦Septic Tank


 ◦Nearby facilities
 ◦Quiet street
 ◦Shopping within walking distance or short drive
 ◦Golf course
 ◦Skating rinks
 ◦Restaurants /theaters
 ◦Community centre
 ◦Public swimming pool/tennis courts
 ◦Public library
 ◦Places of worship
 ◦Fire department
 ◦Medical (doctors, dentists, etc.)
 ◦Day care
 ◦Snow removal
 ◦Public transportation
 ◦Close to work
 ◦Near major highway
 ◦School-operated transportation

Posted By:Aimhome