Creating your home wish list
Before the home search begins, your real estate agent will want to know as much as possible about the features and amenities you desire. To help your agent better serve you, analyze what you want and what you need in a home’s features and amenities.
- Location: Location, neighborhood, sub-division?
- Age: Do you prefer historic properties, or newer ones?
- Style: Do you have a special preference for ranches, bungalows, or another style of construction?
- Bedrooms: How many?
- Bathrooms: How many? Are they updated?
- Living and Dining Areas: A traditional, formal layout, or a more open, contemporary plan?
- Stories: How many?
- Square feet: How much space?
- Lot Size: Corner Lot, Cul-De-Sac
- Ceilings: How high?
- Kitchen: How big? Recently updated? Open to other living areas?
- Storage: Big closets, a shed, an extra-large garage?
- Parking: A garage or carport? Room for how many cars?
- View: Back view or Front View to the Park, greenbelt, Pond, Gulf Course?
- HOA: Mandatory HOA, no HOA, don’t care?
- Extras: Attic or basement?
- Play/exercise room
- Security system
- Sprinkler system
- In-law suite
- Hot tub
- Wooded lot
- Patio, deck, or porch
- Laundry room
the neighborhood of your dreams
More than just the home, it’s important to think about the type of neighborhood that is right for you.
Please consider the following and record any notes or preferences:
- Areas you would enjoy
- Specific streets you like
- School district(s) you prefer
- Your work location(s)
- Your favorite shops/conveniences
- Recreational facilities you enjoy
- Any additional items to consider when selecting our target neighborhoods