Essex Junction House Hunting: Things to Look For

Purchasing a house in Essex Junction, Vermont is no small task. You want to make an educated choice. Whether you're a fresh or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists plenty of the important points to think about when choosing a home. Aside from cost, you want to be confident that the home plus the neighborhood surpass the needs and expectations of your family.

To help you narrow down your "good enough" list from the computer to the list of places you visit, 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 things into perspective and use sound ways to measure the homes you're seeing. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily judge the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a big deal. I can offer advice and show you a home that you'll love. Call Lacroix Associates, LLC, Essex Junction's real estate expert, at 8028787886 and I can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Close to the Job      
Close to Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Minutes Away From Expressways      
Near Bus Stops      
Near Doctors / Dentists      
Near Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Condition      
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      
Plumbing Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
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 Space      
Converted 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 Expand / Enlarge House