Forsyth County House Hunting Checklist

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Buying a house in Forsyth County is no small task. You want to make the right choice. Whether you're a first-time or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents plenty of the determining points to think about when deciding on a house. Aside from the listing price, you want to be confident that the house plus the neighborhood measure up to the needs and wants of your family.

So, to help you narrow down your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of properties you visit, 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 rational ways to measure the houses you've been touring. Using this list, you can judge the features of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a huge investment. We can give you home buying tips on choosing a home that's right for you in Winston-Salem. Contact us and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Forsyth County Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Close to the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Close to Interstates      
Near Train Stations      
Minutes Away From Physicians      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The Home
Year House Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
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      
Plumbing Quality      
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 Room      
Converted Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand Home