Ramsey County Home Buying Checklist

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Buying a house in Saint Paul, Minnesota is no small task. You want to make the best choice. Whether you're an inexperienced or seasoned buyer, this Home Buyers' Checklist lists many of the pertinent criterion to consider when choosing a house. Aside from the listing price, you want to ensure that the house as well as the neighborhood surpasses the needs and wants of your family.

So, to help you prioritize 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. Highlight the items that are most valuable to you. It'll help you put a home's characteristics into perspective and use sensible ways to measure the homes you're picking out. By using this list, you'll be able to compare the features of two or three homes. Click here to print this page.


Buying a house is a big deal. We can offer advice and show you a place that you'll call home. Call us, Saint Paul's real estate experts, at 651-770-4857 and we can help you get on the right track to the house of your dreams.


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Home Address . . .
Listing Price $ $ $
Real Estate Taxes $ $ $
The Area
Minutes Away From the Job . . .
Minutes Away From Schools . . .
Minutes Away From Stores / Dining . . .
Interstates Nearby . . .
Close to Train Stations . . .
Near Hospitals . . .
Minutes Away From Place of Worship . . .
Garbage Collection . . .
Street Lights . . .
Sidewalks . . .
Streets / Alleys Well-Maintained . . .
Heavy Traffic . . .
Playgrounds . . .
Neighbors' Properties Well-Maintained . . .
All Utilities Installed . . .
Neighborhood Restrictions . . .
Miles Away From Airports / Trains . . .
Area Zoned Residential . . .
Near Industry . . .
Proposed Special Assessments . . .
Green-Friendly Neighborhood . . .
The Home
Age of Home . . .
No. of Stories . . .
Wood Frame, Brick Frame or Siding . . .
Roof Condition . . .
Foundation Quality . . .
General Exterior Condition . . .
Garage Size . . .
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 Space . . .
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 Space . . .
Renovated Basement . . .
Attic . . .
Sump Pump / Drainage . . .
Connected to Sewer System . . .
Patio / Deck . . .
Backyard Fence . . .
Curb Appeal . . .
Property Line . . .
Safety (dead bolts, detectors) . . .
Building Code . . .
Compliance . . .
Ability to Expand / Expand House . . .

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