Leon Martin
Phone: (519) 669-5426 Ext 

Mobile: (519) 503-2753

Needs & Wants Checklist

Before going out to look at homes, let's get a better idea of what exactly you are looking for. This checklist should help narrow down your choices.

 

 

Type of Home

 

Single-family detached home

 

Semi-detached home

 

Condominium

 

Town home

 

Exterior

 

Large property

 

Big yard

 

Private driveway

 

Garage (one or two car)

 

One or two stories

 

Fenced in yard (front, back or both)

 

Deck or patio

 

Amount of landscaping necessary

 

Swimming pool

 

Trees – types and maturity

 

Front porch

 

Eaves troughs and downspouts

 

Roof – age and condition

 

Siding – brick, aluminum, stone, wood

 

Paint job

 

Interior

 

Number of bedrooms

 

Number of bathrooms

 

Front hallway closet

 

Dining Room

 

Eat-in kitchen

 

Island counter in kitchen

 

Laundry room location

 

Separate family room

 

Fireplace (gas or wood burning)

 

Kitchen Appliances included

 

Cupboard space in kitchen

 

Counter space in kitchen

 

Attached garage (point of entry)

 

En-suite bathroom off master bedroom

 

Extra room for den or office

 

Carpeting, wall-to-wall

 

Hardwood floors

 

Closets/storage space

 

Blinds and/or drapes included

 

Windows – energy efficient?

 

Window screens

 

Large windows

 

Finished basement for additional living space

 

Basement for workshop/storage

 

Basement apartment for rental income

 

Systems

 

Water (city or well)

 

Plumbing

 

Air conditioning

 

Circuit breakers or fuses

 

Water heater – gas or electrical

 

Television – cable or satellite

 

Septic or sewer

 

Heating system (gas, oil, wood, electric)

 

Other features:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location Preferences

 

Quiet neighbourhood

 

Shopping facilities nearby

 

Parks

 

Playgrounds

 

Swimming pools

 

Trails for running/hiking

 

Golf course

 

Gym

 

Skating rinks

 

Places of worship

 

Restaurants

 

Proximity to work

 

Movie theatres

 

Public library

 

Police

 

Ambulance/hospital

 

Fire department

 

Day care

 

Public transportation

 

Snow removal

 

Garbage removal

 

Community centre

 

Clubs & Organizations

 

Proximity to major highways

 

Schools/university

 

School bus system available

 

Other preferences:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RE/MAX Solid Gold Realty (II) Ltd., Brokerage
3 ARTHUR STREET SOUTH
ELMIRA ON  N3B-2M4
(519) 669-5426
Real Estate License # 4714589