Coryell County House Hunting: Things to Look For

Find the best home for you in Gatesville with Kristi's Properties as your agent - 254-220-5454

The biggest investment you'll make in Gatesville, Texas is your home. With that choice comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to choosing a place to live. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you see side-by-side all of the characteristics of up to three homes and helps you to narrow down what you value as a first-time home buyer.

To help you streamline your "likes" list from online to the list of places you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go shopping for your home. Put an emphasis on the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's characteristics into perspective and use practical ways to measure the houses you've been looking at now. Filling in this list, you can judge the attributes of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a big deal. I can offer advice and show you the place that's going to be your first home. Call me, Gatesville, Texas's real estate expert, at 254-220-5454 and I can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Close to Work      
Near Schools      
Near Shopping      
Highways Nearby      
Miles Away From Public Transportation      
Close to Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
HOA Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Quality      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Quality      
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 Spaces      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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 Space      
Renovated 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      

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