Las Vegas, Nevada Home Buying: Things to Look For

The largest secured investment in Las Vegas, Nevada is a property. With that decision comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to choosing a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist below will help you wade through all of the features of several homes and helps you see what you need in a house.

So, to help you narrow down your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of houses you tour, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use rational ways to measure the houses you're picking out. By completing this list, you'll easily see at a glance the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is nothing to take lightly. We can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your next home. Call us, Las Vegas, Nevada's real estate experts, at 702-245-9218 and we can help you get on the right track to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Minutes Away From the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Near Shops / Restaurants      
Highways Nearby      
Minutes Away From Bus Stops      
Near Physicians      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall 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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
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 Space      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Enlarge Home      

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