Huntington Beach, California House Hunting: Things to Look For

Find the best home for you in Huntington Beach with Jody and Lorie - Remax TerraSol as your REALTOR - (714) 595-5103

Buying a house in Orange County is no simple task. You want to make the right choice. Whether you're a first-time or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist presents some of the critical components to consider when choosing a house. Aside from the listing price, you want to make sure that the home plus the neighborhood surpass the needs and wants of your family.

So, to help you prioritize your "contender" list from the computer to the list of places you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things in line and use practical ways to measure the homes you've been touring. Keeping this list handy, you'll be able to see all at once the attributes of two or three houses.

Buying a house is a major decision. We can help you choose the place that's going to be your first home. Call Jody and Lorie - Remax TerraSol, Orange County's real estate experts, at (714) 595-5103 and we can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
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Orange County Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Near Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Expressways Nearby      
Close to Bus Stops      
Miles Away From Hospitals      
Miles Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Walking / Biking Trails      
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 Home
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Appearance      
Garage Size      
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 Areas      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Room      
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 Area      
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 Renovate / Expand Home      

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