Santa Fe, New Mexico Home Buyer List

Purchasing a house in Santa Fe, New Mexico is no small task. You want to make the right decision. Whether you're a new or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist classifies plenty of the critical elements to note when choosing a house. Aside from the listing price, you want to be 100% confident that the home plus the neighborhood meet the needs and expectations of your family.

So, to help you prioritize your "possibilities" list from the computer to the list of places you visit, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's strong and weak points into perspective and use real life ways to measure the houses you've been touring. Keeping this list handy, you'll easily see all at once the features of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a new experience, but not an easy decision. I can give you home buying tips on choosing a home that's right for you in Santa Fe. Use Leyba Real Estate LLC and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Neighborhood
Close to Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Close to Shopping      
Interstates Nearby      
Near Train Stations      
Near Doctors / Dentists      
Near Churches      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Kid Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Available      
Neighborhood Rules      
Near 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 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      
Quality of Plumbing Pipes      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
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 Room      
Converted 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