Maryland Home Buying List

Purchasing a home in Maryland, Maryland is no simple task. You want to make the right choice. Whether you're a new or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist identifies plenty of the important factors to note when deciding on a home. Aside from cost, you want to be 100% confident that the house plus the neighborhood meet the needs and expectations of your family.

So, to help you narrow down your "good enough" list from online to the list of houses you actually see, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put things in line and use rational ways to measure the homes you've been viewing. By thinking through this list, you can see all at once the characteristics of up to three homes. Click here to print this page.

Buying a home is a big deal. I can give you advice about choosing a home that you'll love. Call me, Maryland's real estate expert, at 410-893-1199 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
Near Work      
Miles Away From Schools      
Minutes Away From Shopping      
Near Interstates      
Minutes Away From Train Stations      
Minutes Away From Physicians      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Walking / Biking Trails      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
All Utilities Installed      
HOA Restrictions      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The Home
Year Home Built      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Quality      
Foundation Appearance      
Overall 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 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 Space      
Renovated 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 / Expand House      

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