Wilmington Home Comparison: Things to Look For

Find the best home for you in Wilmington with The BARBARA PUGH Real Estate Team as your REALTOR - 910-520-2945

The largest secured investment in Wilmington, North Carolina is your property. With that decision comes a lot of careful decision-making when it comes to picking a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist below will help you compare all of the attributes of different houses and helps you see what you care about in a house.

To help you narrow down your "likes" list from the computer to the list of houses you actually see, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Put an emphasis on the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's characteristics into perspective and use rational ways to measure the homes you're evaluating. By using this list, you can see side-by-side the attributes of two or three houses. 

Buying a house is a big step. We can give you advice about choosing a place that you'll call home. Call us, Wilmington's real estate experts, at 910-520-2945 and we can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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New Hanover County Address      
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Close to the Job      
Close to Schools      
Near Shops      
Miles Away From Interstates      
Close to Bus Stops      
Miles Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Miles Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Sidewalks      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Traffic Volume      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Available      
Neighborhood Rules      
Minutes Away From Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Age of House      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Condition      
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 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 Area      
Finished Basement      
Attic      
Sump Pump / Drainage      
Connected to Sewer System      
Patio / Deck      
Backyard Fence      
Landscaping      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Renovate / Expand House      

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