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Steven H. McIntyre-Broker
Michael P. Ginley-Associate Broker
Steven H. Gottmann-Associate Broker
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Saratoga Springs, New York Home Buyer List

Purchasing a home in Saratoga Springs, New York is no quick task. You want to make the best choice. Whether you're a fresh or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists plenty of the important elements to note when choosing a home. Aside from the asking price, you want to be 100% confident that the home and the neighborhood surpass the needs and wants of your family.

To help you narrow down your "good enough" list from online to the list of places you tour, take this checklist along when you go shopping for your house. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put a home's features into perspective and use realistic ways to measure the houses you're evaluating. By thinking through this list, you'll easily compare the features of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a huge investment. I can help you choose the place that's your best fit. Call me, Saratoga Springs's real estate expert, at (518) 587-8877 and I can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.
Home Buyer Checklist 1 2 3
Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From Work      
Close to Schools      
Near Shops / Restaurants      
Close to Expressways      
Minutes Away From Bus Stops      
Miles Away From Hospitals      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Amount of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
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 House      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Quality of Roof      
Quality of Foundation      
Overall Exterior Appearance      
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 Room      
Finished 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 / Enlarge Home