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




Town home




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




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




Water (city or well)




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






Swimming pools


Trails for running/hiking


Golf course




Skating rinks


Places of worship




Proximity to work


Movie theatres


Public library






Fire department


Day care


Public transportation


Snow removal


Garbage removal


Community centre


Clubs & Organizations


Proximity to major highways




School bus system available


Other preferences:
































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RE/MAX Solid Gold Realty (II) Ltd., Brokerage
(519) 669-5426
Real Estate License # 4714589