Plainfield, Indiana Home Comparison List

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Buying a home in Plainfield is no simple task. You want to make the best choice. Whether you're a new or experienced buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist classifies many of the critical factors to think about when deciding on a house. Aside from cost, you want to make sure that the house and the neighborhood measure up to the needs and wants of your family.

To help you narrow your "good enough" list from online to the list of places you visit, take this Home Buyer Checklist along when you go house hunting. Make note of the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use real life ways to measure the houses you've been viewing. By thinking through this list, you can see all at once the characteristics of up to three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a big deal. I can give you advice about choosing a place that you'll call home. Call me, Plainfield, Indiana's real estate expert, at 317-536-7325 and I can help you make the decision that leads you to the home of your dreams.
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Home Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From the Job      
Miles Away From Schools      
Minutes Away From Shops      
Interstates Nearby      
Close to Train Stations      
Miles Away From Doctors / Dentists      
Minutes Away From Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Traffic Signs      
Bike Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Heavy Traffic      
Parks      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Close to Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Environmental Concerns / Influences      
The House
Year Home Built      
No. of Floors      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Quality of Foundation      
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 Areas      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Area      
Family Room      
Carpeting - No. of Rooms      
Kitchen Eating Area      
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      
Curb Appeal      
Property Boundaries      
Security (dead bolts, detectors)      
Building Code      
Compliance      
Ability to Expand / Expand House