Shelton Home Buyer Checklist

Find the best home for you in Shelton with Shelton Land & Homes, LLC as your REALTOR - (360) 426-5555

All consumers shopping for real estate - whether they're first time buyers or experienced - want to buy their dream house. And, it's easy to lose sight of your goals with all the homes in Mason County that seem like good candidates (neighborhood, architecture style, etc.).

So, to help you narrow your "likes" list from the computer to the list of properties you visit, take this checklist along when you go house hunting. Highlight the items that are most important to you. It'll help you put things into perspective and use sound ways to measure the homes you've been viewing. Keeping this list handy, you can compare and contrast the attributes of two or three houses. Click here to print this page.

Buying a house is a new experience, but not an easy decision. We can give you home buying tips on choosing the place that's going to be your first home. Call Shelton Land & Homes, LLC, Mason County's real estate experts, at (360) 426-5555 and we can help you make your way to the home of your dreams.
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Property Address      
Asking Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Community
Close to the Job      
Close to Schools      
Miles Away From Shopping      
Miles Away From Expressways      
Miles Away From Bus Stops      
Minutes Away From Hospitals      
Close to Place of Worship      
Garbage Collection      
Street Lights      
Pedestrian Friendly      
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained      
Type of Traffic      
Playgrounds      
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained      
Major Appliances Installed      
HOA Rules      
Near Airports / Trains      
Area Zoned Residential      
Near Industry      
Proposed Special Assessments      
Green-Friendly Neighborhood      
The House
Age of Home      
No. of Stories      
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding      
Roof Appearance      
Quality of Foundation      
General Exterior Quality      
Multi-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 Quality      
Estimated Water Bill $ $ $
Estimated Heating Bill $ $ $
Estimated Electric Bill $ $ $
Living Room      
Fireplace      
Separate Dining Space      
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      
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 / Enlarge House      

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