Santa Fe, New Mexico Home Comparison List

The biggest investment you'll make in Santa Fe, New Mexico is a home. With that opportunity comes a lot of thoughtful decision-making when it comes to picking a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist provided helps you wade through all of the characteristics of many houses and helps you identify what you care about as a home buyer.

So, to help you narrow down your "contender" list from online to the list of houses you tour, 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 things into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the homes you're picking out. By thinking through this list, you'll easily judge the features of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Minutes Away From the Job      
Close to Schools      
Near Shops      
Highways Nearby      
Minutes Away From Train Stations      
Close to Hospitals      
Miles Away From Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
HOA Rules      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Year House Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Foundation Appearance      
General Exterior Quality      
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 Condition      
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 Space      
Renovated Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Curb Appeal      
Property Line      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand Home