Fort Worth, Texas House Hunting List

Find the best home for you in Fort Worth with DFW Home Team as your REALTOR - (817) 233-4092

All home buyers - whether new to the process or experienced - want to buy their dream house. And, it's not hard to lose sight of your goals with all the houses in Fort Worth, Texas that seem like good candidates (price, no. of bedrooms, etc.).

To help you narrow 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 rational ways to measure the homes you've been looking at now. With this list, you'll easily see at a glance the attributes of up to three houses.

Buying a home is an exciting experience. We can give you advice about choosing the place that's your best fit. Call DFW Home Team, Tarrant County's real estate experts, at (817) 233-4092 and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the house of your dreams.

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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Near the Job      
Minutes Away From Schools      
Near Shops / Dining      
Near Highways      
Miles Away From Public Transportation      
Miles Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Restrictions      
Miles Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Foundation Quality      
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 Condition      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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 House