Carthage Home Comparison List

Find the best home for you in Carthage with Charles Burt Homefolks as your real estate professional - 417-358-6088

The biggest investment you'll make in Carthage, Missouri is your property. With that opportunity comes a lot of thoughtful decision-making when it comes to choosing a home to live in. Using the Home Buyer's Checklist below will help you weigh all of the characteristics of two or three houses and helps you to narrow down what you value in a place to live.

So, to help you narrow your "good enough" list from online to the list of properties you visit, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use realistic ways to measure the homes you've been picking out. By completing this list, you can see all at once the attributes of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is an exciting step. We can offer advice and show you the place that's going to be your next home. Call us, Carthage's real estate experts, at 417-358-6088 and we can help you make your way to the house of your dreams.
Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Near the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Close to Highways      
Minutes Away From Bus Stops      
Miles Away From Hospitals      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Warnings      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
HOA Restrictions      
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      
Roof Quality      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Condition      
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      
Plumbing Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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      
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 Expand / Expand House      

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